Jr. GOYA is for 6th-8th graders and will begin Monday, September 9, 2019. Gatherings will take place every other Monday from 5:45 - 7:25 p.m. Learning opportunities are provided through experienced Youth Ministry Workers and consist of relevant discussions, crafts, personal interaction, games, field trips and service projects. This program encourages our youth at a pivotal age to develop their ongoing relationship with Jesus Christ and His Holy Church through a unique and positive Youth Ministry experience. This year, the theme for Jr. GOYA is:
Making God Real in the Home, Sacred Symbols that Speak
Click HERE to see the 2019/20 calendar! PLEASE NOTE: Ascension's Parish Google Calendar on our home page will have updated dates/times for Jr. GOYA meetings in March - May.
Program and Material Fee: $40
ASCENSION and METROPOLIS ONGOING & UPCOMING YOUTH EVENTS
- Y2AM Ministry At Home Resources Check this wonderful resource out!
- Fanari Camp Prayer Services, Wednesdays at 3 p.m.
Every Wednesday at 3 PM, youth are invited to Fanari Prayer Service via Instagram and Facebook Live. The Metropolis of Chicago Youth and Young Adults Ministry will also be taking names to pray for so if you would like to submit names, please go to their Instagram Story to submit names.
FANARI SUMMER CAMP is open to rising 6th grade through rising 12th grade campers. Our summer camp program has four individual sessions each year, running from mid-June through mid-July. REGISTRATION OPENS FEBRUARY 12 @ 11 a.m. This year’s sessions for Summer Camp are as follows:
Session 1: June 14-20
Session 2: June 21-27
Session 3: June 28-July 4
Session 4: July 5-11
Session 5: July 12-18
- 2020 ORATORICAL FESTIVAL INFORMATION and SUBMISSION UPDATES Click for Details
- JUNIOR OLYMPICS PLEASE NOTE: In light of the rapidly changing developments with COVID-19, and our steadfast commitment to the safety and health of our parishioners, the Metropolis of Chicago has cancelled the Junior Olympics. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
- Summer Opportunities
5th Saturday of Lent: The Akathist Hymn; George the Righteous of Maleon; Righteous Plato the Studite; Nicetas the Hieromartyr, Struggler of Serrai (1808); Righteous Zosimas; Theonas, Archbishop of Thessaloniki, Founder and Renovator of the Sacred Monastery of Saint Anastasia of Pharmakolytria, Halkidiki; Theodoulos and Agathopous of Thessaloniki
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