Welcome to
St. Mark Youth Ministry

 


Dear Young People, my joyful hope is to see you keep running the race before you…”May the Holy Spirit urge you on as you run this race. The Church needs your momentum, your intuitions, your faith. We need them!” Pope Francis

Our Diocesan annual theme this year is RUN THIS RACE from Pope Francis’ Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation CHRISTUS VIVIT (Christ is Alive!)

 

St. Mark Youth Ministry offers programs for Jr. High (grades 7-8), High School (grades 9-12), and College-aged (ages 18-22) youth.

Youth Ministry strives to help the parish become a “Church for young people, which will know how to speak to their heart, en-kindle, comfort, and inspire enthusiasm in it with the joy of the Gospel and the strength of the Eucharist; a Church which will know how to invite and to welcome the person who seeks a purpose for which to commit his whole existence; a Church which is not afraid to require much, after having given much; which does not fear asking from young people the effort of a noble and authentic adventure, such as that of following of the Gospel.”

–St. John Paul the Great, 1995 World Day of Prayer for Vocations

 

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 St. Mark Young Adult Ministry

St. Mark Young Adult Ministry reaches out to young adults in their 20s and 30s, whether single or married. We strive to meet spiritual, social, educational, service, and communal needs through various programs.

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 2 MINUTES TO VIRTUE SERIES (from the Catholic Diocese of Arlington)

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SUGGESTIONS – COMMENTS – INQUIRIES – QUESTIONS:
Please call 703-938-5656:

 

Kevin Flores – Director of Youth & Young Adult Ministry

Kevin is generally in the office Sunday thru Thursday; with Friday & Saturday off except for retreats or other Youth Ministry events.

  Nancy Weaver Religious Education & Youth Ministry Office Administrator

 Nancy is no stranger to St. Mark as she has worked at St. Mark school for the last 5 years. She will be helping out both Youth Ministry and Religious Education along with CYO Sports & Scouting.

  Tom Pell Pastoral Council Representative for Youth Ministry

Tom is a young adult and once a youth himself at St. Mark. He participated in Youth Ministry events and activities and now teaches at St. Paul the VI High School. He still helps out Youth Ministry with retreats, kickoffs and youth nights.

 

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