Our Youth

Teen News Flash – June 24, 2017

TMLA Art Showcased at The Met

Three seniors from The Mary Louis Academy in Jamaica were honored at the Metropolitan Museum of Art earlier this year for their Gold Key achievements in the 2017 Scholastic Art Awards. Seniors Molly Breslin, Samantha Merino and Gabby Vega were the three student-artists whose works were on display at the Manhattan museum.

Parsons School of Design Awards

Other seniors who won high marks for their art included Chloe Calonge, Amelia Dempsey, Taylor Duval, Amanda Lallemand and Kayla Rooney.

Camp Veritas Play-and-Pray

Teens from seventh grade to seniors in high school are invited to attend the following Camp Veritas events: July 16-22 to Camp Veritas at Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh, N.Y.; July 23 – 29 at Summit Lake Camp, Emmitsburg, Md.; August 13 – 19 at Camp Lakota, Wurstboro, N.Y. Cost: $450/camper. The spiritual program is led by priests from the Archdiocese of New York and supported by Franciscan Friars of the Renewal and the Sisters of Life.

For more information visit www.campveritas.com.

One Life Youth Ministry at Our Lady of Grace

Looking for a youth group to join this summer? Our Lady of Grace in Gravesend meets Wednesdays in Veltri Hall from 3-5 p.m. If you would like to attend, contact youth minister Louis Nuñez at ladyofgraceym@gmail.com.

Stay Connected on Social Media

The youth ministry from the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Jamaica wants you to follow them on social media! Get the latest updates on the Church and check out their uplifting messages. Search PBVM Lifeteen on Facebook and Instagram. High schoolers are welcome to join their weekly Lifeteen meetings every Sunday from 3-5 p.m., upstairs in O’Brien Hall.

For more information: contact Gilbert Rodriguez at 718-739-0241 ext. 205.

Summer Camp at Msgr. McClancy Memorial H.S.

The East Elmhurst high school is accepting applications for their summer camps. Girls’ softball; soccer; basketball and volleyball. Boys’ baseball; soccer and basketball. Contact Fran Rocco 718-898-3800 ext. 3. The school is also accepting applications for the T.A.C.H.S. preparation program that begins in Sept. Contact Fran Rocco (information above).

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