High School Youth Ministry (LinC)

 

A total youth ministry program designed to bring personal and spiritual growth to young people.   

To register as a Catechist in any of our programs or St. Rita Faith Camp helper please click here.

St. Rita Parish

RUMMAGE SALE

Proceeds Benefit the St Rita Youth Ministry 

Mazanec Hall (Gym)

Thurday, June 1, 10:00 AM* – 7:00 PM
*Early Bird Admission at 9:15am for $10/person 
Friday, June 2, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM 
Saturday, June 3, 9:00 AM – Noon 
(Saturday is Half Price/Bag Day)
  

Drop Off Donations—St. Rita Mazanec Hall 

Saturday, May 27, 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Sunday, May 28, 9:45 AM - 4:30 PM
Monday, May 29, 9:00 AM - Noon

* Please do not bring any items before or after drop off dates/times . *


Donations for the Rummage Sale:

Gently used - furniture, house wares, china, linens, clothes, jackets, jewelry, bake ware, books, holiday items,

sports equipment, children toys, board games or puzzles (no missing pieces), and movies.  
 

All items need to be appropriate for a Catholic audience. 
 

Will Not Accept:

Mattresses, bed pillows, underwear, bath room rugs, school text books, magazines, mildewed or damaged items.

Contact:  Corey Lesko  440-248-1350, ext.149, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  
 

 
     
   

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April News 

for high school students and those who love them 

April, 2017

 

Catholic Heart Workcamp

CHWC 

 

 

 

 

 

Oil City, PA

July 9-14, 2017

 

We just had some spots open up on our Work Camp Trip! This is a great summer experience!  

 

Interested in more details?  Take a look at The CHWC website  and contact us.

 

 

Holy Thursday Adoration

 



High School Youth Ministry will be attending the Holy Thursday Mass together and Adoration following. Contact Corey Lesko if you would like to join us. 

 

 

 

 

Spring Retreat

April 28-30, 2017

Burton, OH

 

YES, Think SPRING!! and mark this on your calendar NOW.  

Connect with others interested in growing in their faith and sharing it with purpose in their lives. We will be joining with the Parish Day of Service and giving back to Camp Burton. We have been going to Camp Burton for around 15 years on the Saturday of retreat we will be giving back by doing some service projects for them. This will be the High School Service location for our Parish Day of Service.    

 Find all of the details here. 

 

 

Breakfast Linc Apil 2nd following 10:30 Mass 

Sunday, April 2nd 

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11:45am-1 pm

in the SPACE (33445 Stations Street)


 

Join us for Breakfast this Sunday as we gather to learn about two great up coming opportunities!

 

The Spring retreat team will be hosting this weeks breakfast to let everyone know about the awesome retreat we have planned for everyone!

 

Members from CLAM team will be coming to talk about their up coming El Salvador Mission trip and ways you can help and support them. This is a trip you could participate in after you graduate from High school. 

 

Come join us for pancake breakfast and fellowship! 

 

Family Promise Activities

St. Rita's Annual Family Promise Easter Baskets and Egg Coloring Event... sign-up today!

Plans are underway to make Easter extra special for families in need at Family Promise.

 

Our Easter Basket Volunteers will gather on April 1 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm in the St. Rita Family Room to assemble the baskets.

 

The egg coloring event will be held at the Family Promise Kinsman Center on April 8 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.

 

To volunteer to assemble baskets or to attend the egg coloring event, contact Lori Borlin at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Corey Lesko at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

 

Servants4Christ

 June 26-June 29, 2017

at St. Rita

Join us for this 3-day community service retreat.  We will serve at a variety of agencies around Cleveland during the day, and come back  to St. Rita at the end of the day for dinner and evening activities.   

Please mark your calendar and look at and registration flier to come soon. 

 

 

 

Summer Volunteers

Save these dates and be looking for volunteer applications.

 

Vacation Bible School: June 12-16

Volunteers needed to help with music, crafts, leaders and more.  If you enjoy working with younger kids, this is for you.

 

SLAM Camp: June 12-16  

Volunteer counselors are needed for this camp for 5th-6th  graders.  Counselors will be in charge of a group of campers. Most activities are active and take place outdoors.

 

THINK SUMMER!

 

 

 

Share your gifts!!

 

" You get more out of going to Mass when you're involved as a server or something."

 

 This is what a group of  teens involved in the

altar server, lector, and music ministries

were saying when we got together recently.  

 

    If you have ever thought about joining one of these ministries, please contact me and I can point you in the right direction.

 

And thank you to all of you who currently serve as servers, lectors, cantors, instrumentalists, and ushers.  

 

 

 

 

 

For Everyone That Has Already Graduated From High School


Dear Parents,

  We are blessed with a wide variety of programs that our high school students can participate in or help with during the summer.  There is probably something that your child would enjoy and grow from.  If after looking through this newsletter you are trying to figure which program, trip, or retreat best fits your child and you need more information or assistance,  please contact me. 

Peace,  

Corey Lesko

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

440-248-1350 x149
Coordinator of High School Youth Ministry
St. Rita Parish

 

 

 

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The following service leadership teams plan, organize and run some of the programs and events for high school teens at St. Rita. Each has it's own emphasis so you can choose what fits your interests:

Respect Life Team 
Help create a culture of life. Choose and lead monthly discussions on a range of topics dealing with the dignity of life  with the option of attending The March to Life trip to Washington DC. 

Spring Retreat Team
Plan and lead the annual retreat. 

YES Team (Youth Engaging Seniors)
Learn about the needs of the elderly and plan and lead projects to assist them (Fall and Spring clean-up, 12 Days of Christmas)

CHWC Team (Catholic Heart Workcamp)
Plan events and fundraisers for the summer service trip

Breakfast LinC Team
Meet to discuss topics of our faith and plan and lead the Sunday breakfast discussions.

Souper Bowl of Caring Team
Educate yourself and others about the issues of poverty and plan and lead a service project to help. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Summer Volunteers

Save these dates and be looking for volunteer applications.

 

Vacation Bible School: June 12-16

Volunteers needed to help with music, crafts, leaders and more.  If you enjoy working with younger kids, this is for you.

 

SLAM Camp: June 12-16  

Volunteer counselors are needed for this camp for 5th-6th  graders.  Counselors will be in charge of a group of campers. Most activities are active and take place outdoors.

 

THINK SUMMER!

 

 

 

Share your gifts!!

 

" You get more out of going to Mass when you're involved as a server or something."

 

 This is what a group of  teens involved in the

altar server, lector, and music ministries

were saying when we got together recently.  

 

    If you have ever thought about joining one of these ministries, please contact me and I can point you in the right direction.

 

And thank you to all of you who currently serve as servers, lectors, cantors, instrumentalists, and ushers.  

 

 

 

 

 

For Everyone That Has Already Graduated From High School


Dear Parents,

  We are blessed with a wide variety of programs that our high school students can participate in or help with during the summer.  There is probably something that your child would enjoy and grow from.  If after looking through this newsletter you are trying to figure which program, trip, or retreat best fits your child and you need more information or assistance,  please contact me. 

Peace,  

Corey Lesko

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

440-248-1350 x149
Coordinator of High School Youth Ministry
St. Rita Parish