REGISTER for Cor Jesu! Click HERE to download the form.
Cor Jesu is a program which ministers to both our Middle School and High School students. It includes a monthly service ministry to the homeless, etc.
Thank you to everyone who participated in and supported our Cor Jesu Youth & Family Ministry during the 2018/2019 year! It was a wonderful time of becoming closer to Our Lord and creating and nurturing families and friendships. We look forward to continuing our 2019/2020 Cor Jesu journey with all of you next Fall. Until then, enjoy the days of Summer!
Check out our Photo Album page (link to the left) to see photos of our end-of-year events on June 15: Our Service Outreach of Praying and Witnessing in front of Pasadena’s Planned Parenthood Center, followed by our end-of the-year picnic, FUN IN THE PARK. Thank you to Rhonda Storey for her photography talents!
Our regular Cor Jesu program will resume in the Fall. Click on the links below to find out more information about our program:
Monthly "DISCIPLESHIP NIGHTS" are like a RETREAT rolled into one evening a month. They combine a teen social, relevant group studies, and deep prayer. After going deeper into age-appropriate, retreat-like (non-classroom) study & reflection on St. John Paul II's "The Theology of the Body," the youth will end the evening connecting with the Risen Jesus in a dynamic Holy Hour (opportunity for Confession!). The next day, we will go out to serve. The schedule for DISCIPLESHIP NIGHTS is as follows:
6:00 p.m. in the Hall: Social, including light food, music, games, ping pong, etc.
6:30 p.m.: Meeting of DISCIPLESHIP GROUPS:
High School Group (ice breakers, prayer, a presentation, dynamic videos, and brotherhood/sisterhood small group discussions);
Middle School Group (ice breakers, prayer, age-appropriate teaching/videos, energy activities, small group discussion);
Parent Study Group (by Cor Jesu parents in leadership): Using Catholic studies through "Formed.org," we will go deeper into the Faith. (Please note that we will have a CHILDREN'S ACTIVITY COORDINATOR so that the whole family can be involved!)
8:15 p.m.:HOLY HOUR and Confessions to help youth and families to encounter Jesus. This will be a traditional Exposition/Benediction service, with chants, praise music, Scriptural reflection, and compline prayers. All are welcome! HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH "YOU" PROGRAM: From September through June, there will be 10 sessions of the new study, "YOU: Life, Love, and The Theology of the Body." Fr. Matthias will lead as the Director, along with Coordinator Catherine Contreras (President of Vox Vitae-www.voxvitae.org). For more info on “YOU,” contact Fr. Matthias.
MIDDLE SCHOOL YOUTH: From September through June, there will be 8 sessions of "The Theology of the Body for Teens: Middle School Edition". Fr. Matthias will lead as the Director, along with Coordinators Jen Havey and John Wrot. For more info on "YOU," contact Fr. Matthias.
COST INFO for high school and middle school: *$30 each or *$50 for two or more youth from the same family. (*Includes excellent guidebooks for both youth & parents for the YOU program for High School teens and for Theology of the Body-Middle School Edition). Please make checks payable to “Cor Jesu Carmelite Youth Ministry” and send or drop off your check to the parish office (510 N. El Molino Street).
A MONTHLY SERVICE OUTREACH OPPORTUNITY will be held on the Saturday after Discipleship Night.