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.  

Gertrude Hawk Candy Sale
Our Spring Gertrude Hawk Candy Sale is here and we are looking forward to your support.
You can order online (see back of brochure - group name is: St Joseph's Youth Group #727386).
Orders may be turned in to religious education teachers, in collection basket at church labelled 'Gertrude Hawk', or at the parish office.
Checks should be made out to St Joseph's Church, with memo "Candy Sale".
Orders ready for pickup in March.
Brochures are at the entrances of the church. All orders are due by February 25th. No late orders accepted.
Questions: contact Erin Mellander at 727-3041 or
Thank you for your support!

Sock and Toiletries collection for homeless shelter
St Joseph's Confirmation class is collecting men's white cotton calf-length athletic socks along with personal toiletry items such as deodorant - travel sizes and small items are very useful - for their trip to the Homeless Shelter in Syracuse.
There will be boxes at both entrances of the church where these items can be dropped off through March 2nd. Thank you!

Children's Liturgy

Children's Liturgy during the 10:30 am Mass
Adults and teens, 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.

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.

For Young Adults (age 18-39) Theology on Tap
Feb 15, 7-9 pm, at Galaxy Brewing Company, Binghamton
We hope you (and/or young adults you know) will join us at Theology on Tap in Binghamton on February 15th! We will be at Galaxy Brewing Company at 7pm to eat, drink, converse and listen to an engaging talk by Ashley Svoboda about her life discoveries after deciding to change her plan of become a religious sister.
Theology on Tap is and event hosted by the Diocese of Syracuse Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry and is intended for all young adults between the ages of 18-39.

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 $$$$!