Youth Ministry

Youth Retreat

Youth of St Michael’s and St Charles, ages 14-18 are invited to get away celebrate the Life of Christ and enhance our personal relationship with Him.

This year’s focus is Bringing Christ Home! We want to give participants an opportunity to witness and experience Christ through gospels, witness talks and several skits.  The hope is that our youth will share Him with others once they return home.

Encountering Jesus from the Annunciation, to His death and resurrection, this weekend is filled with engaging prayer, reflection, action and fellowship, all in the name of Christ.

When:  January 18-20

Where: Camp St. Francis, 2320 Sumner Ave., Aptos, CA 95003

Cost: $150 per person (includes: retreat center rental, supplies, most food supplies for meals and breaks.)

What to bring: Warm comfortable clothes for the weekend, Jacket/ sweater and headwear, Sleeping bag and pillow, Toiletries (deodorant, shampoo, tooth brush, personal needs, etc., Snacks to share (water, juice, crackers, cookies, chips, etc.), Any necessary medication.

Dates & Deadlines

Jan 6: Mandatory parent meeting at 4:00 pm

Jan 7:  Forms & payment due

Jan 18: Drop off at Camp St Francis at 6:00 pm

Jan 20: Pick up at St Francis at 12:00 pm


Contact: Joseph Garcia at 925-667-4093 or

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Life Teen leads teenagers and their families into a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ and His Church.

We celebrate Mass together on Sundays at 6:00 pm followed by fellowship after. All those in high school are invited!

LifeTeen Choir & Band rehearses on Sundays during the school year at 4:30 pm, then sings/plays at the Youth Mass at 6:00 pm. (on break for the summer)  All singers and instrumentalists are welcome! More info here.

LifeTeen registration is now open for the 2018-2019 year!

Submit the completed registration packet to the Faith Formation office.

Registration Packet

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Edge is a Catholic middle school youth ministry program.

It provides a safe fun place for youth to find solid Catholic community, to get answers to their questions about faith, and, most importantly, to experience Jesus in a profound and personal way.

Registration for Edge is now open for the 2018-2019 year!

Submit the completed registration packet to the Faith Formation Office.

Registration Packet

Event Calendar