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.

Advent Wreath Workshop
Saturday, November 25, 2017, 10am-1pm, at St Anthony's
$5 to cover costs of candles, bows, plates with foam, evergreens, and lunch.
We will provide all the supplies, but bring your own clippers and gloves, if you have them. A light lunch of homemade soups, breads, and desserts will be served. The wreaths will be blessed and then taken home.
Everyone is invited to participate - families, singles, youth, etc.
Please contact Sally Herceg at or call the parish office at 748-0442, M-F, 9am-4pm, if you plan to attend.

Sacrament of Confirmation for St Anthony and St Joseph 10th graders
Sunday, December 3, 2pm at St Joseph's
9th grade students will assist with Confirmation

Children's Christmas Liturgy
Sunday, December 24, 2017, 4 pm
Practices for Children's Christmas Liturgy Nativity Pageant
will be on Sunday, Dec 10, 11:30 am; Saturday, Dec 16, 9 am;
and alternate date will be Saturday, Dec 23, 9 am.
All Children of our parish are invited to be part of our Children's Christmas Liturgy. Be a king, shepherd, angel, or part of the Holy Family. Costumes will be available.
Contact Sally Herceg at or call the parish office at 748-0442, M-F, 9am-4pm,

Breakfast with Santa
December 17, 2017, 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
You are cordially invited to enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet with St. Nicholas, Children will have the opportunity to visit St Nicholas with their Christmas list and participate in holiday activities. Children must attend with one parent or responsible adult.
Advance tickets at the parish office at $5 each/door $6; family $20.
Join us for a wonderful morning with your family.

For Youth and Young Adults (age 16-29)
The church wants to hear from you!
The Vatican has launched an online, anonymous survey for youth and young adults. All between the ages of 16-19 are invited to participate and answer questions regarding their state in life, society, and which topics - promoting peace, defending human life, evangelization, defending truth, the environment - they feel are most urgent for the church to address.
To participate, go to Synod Questionnaire site, and set language to English before beginning.

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 $$$$!