Youth of Espiritu Santo (YES)

YouthHigh School and Middle School Life Teen Ministries

The mission of the Youth Ministry program at Espiritu Santo is to bring teens together in an environment that will foster positive relationships with each other, to help them see where God is in our day-to-day life, and to bring them closer to Jesus through the sacraments and provide opportunities to serve God’s people through service.

When and where do we meet?
Edge Middle School teens will meet on Tuesdays from 6:15pm - 7:30 pm in Padua Hall along with the Religious Education students and the Life-Teen High School
youth will meet in the John Bosco Center. Each group will  experience the Living Word in their own lives. We hope to provide a comfortable, fun-filled atmosphere where teens can express their faith with friends and family.

Events and Activities
Rock the Universe, Night of Joy, Fall and/or Spring Retreats for high school students, fall retreat for middle school, helping at Pinellas hope, fun outings like bowling, Word on the Water and cook-outs, etc.

Volunteer Positions needed:
The youth ministry program is in need of you and your assistance. These positions include: core team members, chaperones, meal ministers, prayer partners, and possibly administrative assistants, etc.

Volunteer Position     Core Team Member
Required of the Volunteer   This commitment will involve being present at our Sunday night Lifeteen meetings, and or Tuesday night Edge meetings as well as Core Team planning meetings. The Core team is a group of volunteers that assist the youth minister with the planning and execution of the Life Nights. Their biggest role is to be present to our teens, and mentor them in their faith journey.
Experience Necessary   No
Training Required  

First, we need to have two things completed through the Diocese of St. Petersburg.

  1. Level II Background Check (Fingerprinting needs to be scheduled online at
  2. Safe Environment Program Training (scheduled as necessary). SEP Training Information
When is Training   Scheduled as necessary.
Time Commitment   Sunday night after Life Teen Mass until 8:00 pm or Tuesday night Edge from 6:00 pm- 7:30 pm.The Core Team Planning Meetings as necessary.
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Chaperone for youth events: Occasionally we will need parent volunteers to help drive and or chaperone youth group events. All chaperones must meet with the youth minister prior to the trip, as well as have all Safe Environment Training and background screening.

Meal Ministry: In order to establish a family-like atmosphere, we are providing our teens with a meal every Sunday night. We are in need of volunteers to cook or provide monetary donations for our meal and snack program.

Prayer Partners: We are in need of prayers for our young people. Prayer is the one gift that all of our parishioners can give to our youth. They are facing many obstacles in their lives, and they are in need of your help. Please consider praying for our youth.

Administrative Assistants: If you like to help with office work including making phone calls, and helping with all of the details for the youth ministry planning, your help is needed during the week.

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I invite you to become a part of our Parish Youth Ministry program. I look forward to working with you. May the love and peace of Christ be with you and your family.

The future of the world is in your hands: Let us sow the seeds and watch them grow, to see what blessings they can produce.