“You young people have in a special way the task of witnessing today to the faith; the commitment to bring the Gospel of Christ – the Way, the Truth and the Life – into the third Christian Millennium, to build a new civilization – a civilization of love, of justice and of peace.” – St. John Paul II

Youth Ministries

Mountain Madness 2020

Mountain Madness 2020

Mountain Madness Middle School Retreat

When:  February 17th-19th, 2023

Where: YMCA of the Rockies Estes Park

Grades 6th-8th

Totus Tuus 2022: Registration is open now!

Totus Tuus 2022: Registration is open now!

Check back in May!

Totus Tuus

When:    June 2023

Steubenville of the Rockies

Steubenville of the Rockies

Open registration now closed. Talk to Fr. John if you still want to attend!

Steubenville of the Rockies High School Retreat

When:  July 1st-3rd, 2022

Where: Gaylord Rockies Resort

Grades 9th-12th (incoming freshmen to incoming seniors)

Spots still available!

$200 Conference; $100 Lodging; $50 Food, Parking, and chaperone cost; Total: $350

Register for Youth Group

Register for Youth Group

Youth Group

We have an awesome Youth Group that meets every Sunday from 5-7 pm, for both middle and high school.

YG begins with a giant group meal until 5:45, after which middle school and high school split up for the remainder of the night, which features games, short talks, and small groups. We’d love to have you in our community.

Cost: None!

Children of Mary Sodality

Children of Mary Sodality

Children Of  Mary Sodality

Sodalities were an integral part of parish life in Catholic Churches worldwide for over a century.  They are a lay ministry intended to bring Marian devotion, community service & a social experience to practicing Catholics at every stage of life. Female sodalities were popular of various ages in which they gathered to learn about and become more involved in their faith, serve their parish community and possibly…

Religious Education (RE)

The St. John’s religious education program is for students in grades K-8. For more information on our program and registration, please see the Children’s Sacramental Prep page under our Faith Formation tab. Registration for the 2022-2023 school year occurs in May-June, and the program begins in September of 2022.

Cub Scouts

Cub Scouts

Cub Scouts

Pack 65 is an active Cub Scout group welcoming all boys from Kindergarten to 5th grade. Cub Scouts participates in hands-on activities and adventures or outings that focus on fun, citizenship, respect, spiritual growth and community involvement.

MEETING TIMES

Twice a month, days and times vary by grade. Pack meetings or activities (all grades meet together) occur once a month.

WHO TO CONTACT

Matt Davis, Cubmaster: 631.682.2469 or mjdavis340@me.com

Boy Scouts

Boy Scouts

Boy Scouts

For over 85 years Troop 65 has been part of St. John the Baptist Catholic Parish. We welcome all boys from the age of 11 to 18; Our mission is to build strong characters and strong leaders through citizenship, community service, and outdoor activities like camping, hiking, fishing, and many more.

Meeting Time

Every Monday at 7:00 p.m. in St. Michael room.

Who to contact

Mike Phelan, Committee Chair: 303.478.1860 or mnmphelan@msn.com

CORE TEAM

CORE TEAM

Core Team

The Core Team is the team that supports the youth group in a personal way. When we break down into smaller groups the Core Team helps to facilitate fruitful discussions and drawing them towards life-impacting resolution. They are expected to lead first through the example of their christian testimony and faith and then through the direction of youth group in activities logistics.

Called to Protect

Safe Environment Training

To create a safe environment within the Church for our kids, the Catholic community has instituted a safe environment program. To volunteer in our church with any young people, you must complete a two-hour seminar workshop.