Senior High CREW

Summer with Senior High Crew

Senior High CREW

For questions on any of these events, please contact Caitlin Bostrom at cbostrom@hnoj.org or 763-233-0251.

Summer SH Crew Nights will be meeting most Wednesdays throughout the summer from 7-9! Join us for bonfires, discussions, night games, snacks, pick up sports, dance parties, prayer and more. We will be meeting on the following dates—June 16, June 23, June 30, July 28, August 11, August 18.

Outdoor SH Bible Studies and Discussion Groups will be offered on the HNOJ campus on Tuesday mornings! Bring your lawn chair, Bible, and journal and let’s grow in our faith together! More details to come!

Through the Storm: This event is for all incoming freshman on Wedenesday, August 25th from 7-9! Come meet your fellow HNOJ freshman who might become some of your closest friends! Entering high school is such a big and exciting time in your life, and we want to support you through this transition and help you navigate the challenges you might face! You are called to be a saint!!! 

College Social Night: Graduating seniors join us for a pizza night, fellowship, and time with Core Team alumni on August 1st from 6:30-8:00! We’d love to spend this time with you and pray for you in a special way before you head off to college!!! All College students are welcome! 

Steubenville Registration is open! Steubenville is a weekend-long Catholic youth conference with music, speakers, entertainment, small groups, Eucharistic Adoration and more. (Actually, it’s kinda like a weekend-long concert with friends.)

Where: The conference is held in Rochester, MN at the Mayo Civic Center.  We will be staying in a hotel in downtown Rochester, within walking distance of the conference.

Who: All current 8th-12th-grade students can attend. The weekend is chaperoned by staff and volunteers from HNOJ. All have been background checked and have received Virtus training.

When: July 23-25, 2021.  We leave Friday afternoon and return Sunday afternoon. Bus transportation will be provided.

Cost:  $325 (if paid on or before May 1), or $350 after May 1.  This covers the cost of the weekend, t-shirt, hotel and bus transportation. Scholarships are available.

Due: The two-part registration is due by June 1.  There are two steps of registration needed for this conference.  (1) The first step is to complete this permission/liability release form for HNOJ. (2) The second is to register for the conference itself with Partnership for Youth by following this form. Our group name is "Holy Name of Jesus." When it asks for a Participant group code, please use the following: PCG4JWJ.

Teens are not fully registered until both registration steps are completed

Welcome to SH CREW!

You belong here. We believe that every teen at HNOJ has a place in our community and is called to a fulfilling life as a disciple of Jesus Christ. It is our mission to walk with you through the ups and downs of high school life. Whether you have questions about the faith you need answered, want to grow deeper in your relationship with Jesus, or simply want a place to belong, we welcome you to SH CREW. 

All Faith Formation and Youth Ministry programs for high school teens (grades 9-12), including Confirmation prepartion, retreats and Teen Core Team make up what we call "SH CREW." Use the drop-down menu below to check out the many ways you can grow as a disciple of Jesus Christ through SH CREW.

Click the appropriate drop-down menu for links to registration. 

Contact Caitlin with any questions pertaining to SH CREW: 763-233-0251

SH CREW Programs and Events

Confirmation Year 1 participants will choose between two tracks when registering. 

Track A (Regular): 

Consists of attending the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the Month as well as an Introduction to Confirmation Retreat!

First and Third Sundays: Featuring Catholic youth speakers, transformational prayer, scripture, adoration, and small groups, the First and Third Sundays of (almost) every month will inspire our teens to enter into a deeper relationship with Christ. They are allowed to miss two of these Sundays per year without an emergency excuse. These dates are Oct. 3 and 17, Nov. 7 and 21, Dec. 5 and 19, Jan. 9 and 23, Feb. 6 and 20, Mar. 6 and 20, April off, May 1, 7:00-8:30 pm.

Introduction to Confirmation Retreat Date (Required): Sept. 12th (1:15-6:30) at Holy Name of Jesus. Parents join at 4:00! This will replace the Parent Meeting.

Teen/Parent/Family Holy Hours: TBD

Optional, but Recommended Opportunities:

Dive Deeper Sundays: Oct. 10, Dec. 12, Mar 13, 7:00-8:30 pm

Social Sundays: Jan. 30, Feb. 27, Mar. 27, 7:00-8:30 pm

Retreat Options:

  • Fall Retreat: Nov 12-14
  • Spring Retreat: April 22-24
  • Passion Play: March 18
  • Steubenville: TBD
  • NPH: TBD

Track B (Core Team):

The HNOJ Crew Teen Core Team is a community of high school teens who commit each year to serve as leaders in HNOJ Crew Youth ministry here at Holy Name of Jesus. While Core Team is open to all high schoolers, 9th graders who participate will learn the same things (and more) as those who are on the regular track for Confirmation prep. 

As a core team member, First Year Confirmation Candidates will:

  • First and Third Confirmation Crew Sundays Oct. 3 and 17, Nov. 7 and 21, Dec. 5 and 19, Jan. 9 and 23, Feb. 6 and 20, Mar. 6 and 20, April off, May 1, 7:00-8:30 pm.
  • Dive Deeper Sundays: Oct. 10, Dec. 12, Mar 13, 7:00-8:30 pm
  •  Social Sundays: Jan. 30, Feb. 27, Mar. 27, 7:00-8:30 pm
  • Attend the annual Fall Retreat Nov. 12-14
  • Teen/Parent/Family Holy Hours: TBD
  • At least three planned middle school events. This will require some extra Tuesday evening meetings. 
  • Grow in discipleship through regular prayer and study

Retreat Options:

  • Fall Retreat: Nov 12-14
  • Spring Retreat: April 22-24
  • Passion Play: March 18
  • Steubenville: TBD
  • NPH: TBD

Contact Caitlin for scholarships.

Register HERE!

Confirmation Year 1 Pricing
May 5-Aug. 1 > Early Bird Pricing $125

Aug. 1 – Sept. 10 > Normal Pricing $175

Confirmation Year 2 participants will choose between two tracks when registering. 

Track A (Regular): 

First and Third Sundays: Featuring Catholic youth speakers, transformational prayer, scripture, adoration, and small groups, the First and Third Sundays of (almost) every month will inspire our teens to enter into a deeper relationship with Christ. They are allowed to miss two of these Sundays per year without an emergency excuse. These dates are Oct. 3 and 17, Nov. 7 and 21, Dec. 5 and 19, Jan. 9 and 23, Feb. 6 and 20, Mar. 6 and 20, April off, May 1, 7:00-8:30 pm.

Sponsor, Parent, Candidate Meeting: September 26th, 7:00-8:00 PM

Teen/Parent/Family Holy Hours: TBD

Optional, but Recommended Opportunities:

Dive Deeper Sundays: Oct. 10, Dec. 12, Mar 13, 7:00-8:30

Social Sundays: Jan. 30, Feb. 27, Mar. 27, 7:00-8:30

Retreat Options:

  • Fall Retreat: Nov 12-14
  • Spring Retreat: April 22-24
  • NPH: TBD
  • Steubenville: TBD

 

Track B (Core Team):

The HNOJ Crew Teen Core Team is a community of high school teens who commit each year to serve as leaders in HNOJ Crew Youth ministry here at Holy Name of Jesus. While Core Team is open to all high schoolers, 10th graders who participate will learn the same things (and more) as those who are on the regular track for Confirmation prep. 

As a core team member, Second Year Confirmation candidates will:

  • First and Third Sundays: Oct. 3 and 17, Nov. 7 and 21, Dec. 5 and 19, Jan. 9 and 23, Feb. 6 and 20, Mar. 6 and 20, April off, May 1, 7:00-8:30 pm
  • Dive Deeper Sundays: Oct. 10, Dec. 12, Mar 13, 7:00-8:30 pm
  • Social Sundays: Jan. 30, Feb. 27, Mar. 27, 7:00-8:30 pm
  • Attend the annual Fall Retreat Nov. 12-14
  • Teen/Parent/Family Holy Hours: TBD
  • At least three planned middle school events
  • Grow in discipleship through regular prayer and study
  • Lead in planning and dreaming of events, especially for middle schoolers

Retreat Options:

  • Fall Retreat: Nov 12-14
  • Spring Retreat: April 22-24
  • NPH: TBD
  • Steubenville: TBD

Contact Caitlin for scholarships.

Register HERE!

Confirmation Year 2 Pricing
May 5-Aug. 1 > Early Bird Pricing $125

Aug. 1 – Sept. 10 > Normal Pricing $175

Track A (Regular): 

Consists of attending and serving at the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the Month! Now that you have received the sacrament of Confirmation, it’s time to put those Confirmation graces into action! Not only will you continue your formation on Sunday nights, but you will help support, welcome, and encourage those who are preparing for Confirmation! Featuring Catholic youth speakers, transformational prayer, scripture, adoration, and small groups, the First and Third Sundays of (almost) every month will inspire our teens to continue entering into a deeper relationship with Christ and living out the graces of Confirmation. These dates are Oct. 3 and 17, Nov. 7 and 21, Dec. 5 and 19, Jan. 9 and 23, Feb. 6 and 20, Mar. 6 and 20, April off, May 1, 7:00-8:30 pm.

Teen/Parent/Family Holy Hours: TBD

Optional, but Recommended Opportunities:

Dive Deeper Sundays: Oct. 10, Dec. 12, Mar 13, 7:00-8:30

Social Sundays: Jan. 30, Feb. 27, Mar. 27, 7:00-8:30

Retreat Options:

  • Fall Retreat: Nov 12-14
  • Spring Retreat: April 22-24
  • NPH: March 18
  • Steubenville: TBD

Track B (Core Team):

The HNOJ Crew Teen Core Team is a community of high school teens who commit each year to serve as leaders in HNOJ Crew Youth ministry here at Holy Name of Jesus. While Core Team is open to all high schoolers, 11th and 12th graders who participate bring a leadership and maturity that is so important!!!

As a core team member, those who have received their Confirmation already will:

  • Attend all Sunday meetings, including First and Third Confirmation Crew Sundays, the three Dive Deeper Sundays, and the 3 Social Sundays, which are open to all high school students! These First and Third Sunday dates are Oct. 3 and 17, Nov. 7 and 21, Dec. 5 and 19, Jan. 9 and 23, Feb. 6 and 20, Mar. 6 and 20, April off, May 1. The Dive Deeper dates are Oct. 10, Dec. 12, Mar 13, and the Social Sundays are Jan. 30, Feb. 27, Mar. 27. All of these are 7:00-8:30 pm.
  • Attend the annual Fall Retreat: Nov. 12-14
  • Teen/Parent/Family Holy Hours: TBD
    These will be the following Wednesdays from 4-5PM! Oct. 6, Nov. 3, Dec. 1,  Jan. 5, Feb. 2, Apr. 6, May 4
  •  At least three planned middle school events with some additional Tuesday evening planning meetings!
  • Grow in discipleship through regular prayer and study.
  • Intentionally reach out to the under classmen and set a good example!

Retreat Options:

  • Fall Retreat: Nov 12-14
  • Spring Retreat: April 22-24
  • NPH: TBD
  • Steubenville: TBD

Contact Caitlin for scholarships.

Register HERE! 

After Confirmation Pricing
May 5-Aug. 1 > Early Bird Pricing $50

Aug. 1 – Sept. 10 > Normal Pricing $75

The HNOJ CREW Teen Core Team is a community of high school teens who commit each year to serve as leaders in HNOJ CREWyouth ministry here at Holy Name of Jesus. 

Together they:

  • Grow in discipleship through prayer and study
  • Build community
  • Serve at youth ministry events
  • Lead in the planning and dreaming of events: giving talks, leading small groups, and helpings with other tasks
  • Attend the annual core team retreat, all Sunday events, and other planned middle school events 
  • Requirements for Teen Core Team are generally the same, but 9th and 10th grade Confirmation students have a few extra requirements. Click on the appropriate list below to view a complete list of dates:

Teen Core Team Requirements:

  • Have a deep love for Jesus Christ and His Church
  • Currently in grades 9-12.
  • Sign the volunteer code of conduct (distrubuted at first Teen Core Team meeting)
  • If 18, complete background check and virtus training

 

Questions about Teen Core Team (Track B), contact Caitlin: 763-233-0251 

Have you heard people talk about adoration, but wonder what it is? Come to our Parish Adoration Events throughout the year! At least two per year are required in preparation for the sacrament of Confirmation!

Thursday, Nov. 18 7-8 p.m. 

Wednesday, Feb 2 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, March 29 6:30-8:00 p.m. (Adoration 7-8 with Confessions)

Wednesday, April 27 10:30-11:30 a.m. (during the day)

Guests are always welcome! Bring your whole family and friends to encounter the beautiful presence of Christ, and let his mercy touch your heart.

2021-2022 Retreats:

  • Passion Play (9th Grade Only): Practices Jan.-Mar. 2021
  • Fall Retreat: November 12-14, 2021
  • Spring Retreat: April 22-24, 2022
  • Steubenville Conference: July 15-17
  • Christpower Mission Trip: TBD