Youth News

Youth Events are for any youth who want to attend, as long as specified age for event is met....there is no membership required!!
Use the chapel entrance in Ministry Building to get to Youth Room.
All meetings in Youth Room unless otherwise noted.

Parents, if you are not receiving emails and reminders regarding youth events, and would like to, please email Sally Herceg with your name, address and grades of your children at
Use "Remind" to be updated about youth events and activities.
To receive messages via text, text in messages@youthform and send to 80010.  

College Students! We keep you in our prayers. Please remember to let us know how you are doing. Keep connected with your faith. It's also a great way to meet people. Look into your campus faith life if you haven't already!
Young Adults: for upcoming events, visit the Syracuse Diocese Young Adult Ministry web page.

Dorney Park
Monday, July 31
$50 per person

Vacation Bible School
See what all the 
excitement is about!!!
Monday, July 26 - Friday, 
Aug 4, 6-8:30 pm
Maker Fun Factory theme. 
Welcome campers ages 4-10 years. 
We will need lots of volunteers; see jobs on registration site. 
Register(online only) or volunteer at or 
contact Sally at 748-0442 M-F 9am-4pm or email
Help our kids discover they are lovingly crafted by God. 
Cost is $25 per student; $40 for 2 in family; $50 family max. 

New York Yankees Trip
Wednesday, Aug 2
To register go to and be sure to add Our Lady of Sorrows to the comments. This trip is open to families. The Yankees are playing Detroit. This trip is with OLS. Any youth under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Cost tends to go up the closer to the date. 

Middle School Pilgrimage
Saturday, August 5th
Join us on this special one-day summer trip for youth in grades 6-8. 
We will visit Niagara Falls, ride the Maid of the Mist or see the Cave of the Winds, visit the Fatima Shrine for Mass and a Marian procession, and end the day with pizza and games at Lasertron!
Registration is open now. Cost is $50 per participant and includes transportation either to Cave of the Winds or Maid of the Mist, a t-shirt, and all you can eat pizza and wings! 
Group registration only. 
Contact or call the parish office at 748-0442, M-F, 9am-4pm.
Registration and payment due no later than July 18th.

August 8
$65 per person - minimum 10 years old - more information forthcoming

Vocation Picnic
August 9
information forthcoming

Men in Black Softball Game
August 13, 4 pm
Glendale Park, Endicott, NY

Altar Server Olympics (tentative)
August 17 

Children's Liturgy

Children's Liturgy during the 10:30 am Mass is seeking adults and teens to work with the youngsters. If you are interested, feel free to join us. Our goal is to put a monthly schedule together to have proper coverage for this ministry. Contact Sally Herceg at or 748-0442.

Middle and High School Students:
Interested in Diving into Sacred Scriptures? 
Any middle or high school students interested, please contact Sally Herceg at or at the parish office at 748-0442 (M-F, 9am-4pm).

For information or to sign up for above events, contact Sally at 748-0442 or

St. Joseph's Church NOW has an account at Roma's Distributing, Nanticoke Ave, Endicott.  Drop off your bottles and cans and mention St. Joseph's/Sally Herceg as the account, we'll earn the $$$$!