Young Adult (Ages 18-35)

St. Petronille Young Adults seeks to create an intentional community of Catholic young adults (ages 18-35) who actively are growing deeper in their relationship with Christ, His Church, and others. We hope to grow in knowledge, service, spirituality, and community as we journey together towards sainthood and encounter Christ in the sacraments. 

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN JOINING THE CORE TEAM TO HELP PLAN FUN EVENTS FOR YOUNG ADULTS AT OUR PARISH, CONTACT CARINA. We meet 1-2 times a month and plan for events all year long! 

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Catholic Sports for Young adults

Volleyball, basketball, ultimate frisbee, soccer, wiffleball, and more!

Catholic Sports is a nationally-growing faith based community. We build authentic community through our sports leagues, but you will find more than sports as part of our mission to create authentic community! Learn more about our leagues, bible studies, social events and community houses today!

Our core values are truly capable of transforming our lives and yours. We strive to operate with hospitable outreach, to follow Catholic orthodoxy, and to provide vulnerable intimacy.

NOT JUST FOR CATHOLICS – NOT JUST FOR SINGLES ALWAYS CO-ED – NOT ALWAYS CASUAL FOR AGES 18-39 TYPICALLY 7 GAMES MINIMUM – PLUS A SEASON ENDING TOURNEY. 

Join a Sports League Today!

https://catholicsports.net/chicago-sports

Contact Carina to join the St. Pet’s Team! All young adults are welcome to join us! 🙂 

Upcoming events:

Weekly Mass + Brunch: Come to Mass at St. Pet’s on any Sunday at 11:30am and find a familiar young face to sit with! We usually sit to the right of the center isle, near the front. Don’t be shy, come sit with us! We encourage all to come attend Mass with us and to join us for an informal hang out after, if you’d like!

Monthly YA Holy Hour + Social: On the third Wednesday of each month beginning at 7pm, we gather together for an hour of Adoration followed by a social at a local bar/ restaurant. Our next Holy Hour will be November 30th (*NOTICE DATE CHANGE DUE TO THANKSGIVING*) and will be followed by a social at a local restaurant.

Drinking [Coffee] with the Saints: Come celebrate all Saints month with St. Pet’s Young Adults! It’s like drinking with the Saints…. But coffee addition! Join us November 5, 12, & 19th at 10am to sip on some coffee, hang out with some friends, and learn more about the people that bravely went before us in faith. The first 2 weeks will be in the St. Pet’s school library- enter through Door #8 on the south side of the building, parking on Hillside Ave. The doors will be locked but there is a doorbell that you can ring if no one is at the door.

Young Adult Epiphany Ball: Catholic Sports, St. Pet’s Young Adults, and Notre Dame Parish are happy to invite you to our first ever….Young Adult Epiphany Ball!! Join us in your *classiest* attire as we kick off the New Year and celebrate the feast of the Epiphany! All are invited and encouraged to join us at the 5pm Mass at St. Petronille. The doors will open to the Parish Life Center right after Mass ends and the party will go until 11pm!! You can expect some tasty appetizers & desserts, a live band with music that’ll make you want to move your feet, a photobooth, a cash bar, and of course, some fun company!! Get your tickets before the end of November and save big!! It’ll be an event that you’ll want to bring all your friends (and your best moves) to! Tickets are being sold here: https://catholicsports.net/chicago-epiphany-ball!

 Check out our Facebook page (@StPetronilleYoungAdults) and our Instagram page (@StPetsYoungAdults) for more information about upcoming events or to get connected with our community virtually! We look forward to welcoming you into the St. Petronille Young Adult family!

 Please reach out to Carina or (630) 469-0404 ext. 2106 for more information on events and small groups, or to get put onto the emailing list.

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Youth Ministry (High School)

St. Petronille Youth Ministry seeks to empower high school teens to become disciples of Christ, cultivate knowledge of God and grow in relationship with Him and other teens, and participate in the sacraments and the Church. Our overall mission is to walk with teens on their journey towards Heaven and to ensure that everyone, no matter how old or young, has a spot at the Table. 

 Check out our Instagram page (@StPetsYouthMinistry) for more information about upcoming events about upcoming events or to get connected with our community virtually! We look forward to welcoming you into the St. Petronille Young Ministry Family!

Stay tuned for  fun and faith-filled activities for teens throughout the year.

About the ministry team:

Hi! My name is Carina Greico and I am the Director of Young Adult and Youth Ministry here at St. Pet’s! It is an honor to be here and to be able to provide a spot at the Table to the youth of our parish. It is my passion to bring people together, especially through sharing the beauty of the Catholic faith.

I was born and raised in a very Italian family, so I am typically the loudest in the room and have many opinions on what toppings should and should not be legal to put on a pizza (barbecue sauce is one of those things that should be illegal to put anywhere near a pizza). Most days, you can find me challenging someone new to a game of Skip-bo, sipping on a cup of coffee, or hanging out with friends and family. I also love taking in the endless beauty of a sunset, spending time with Jesus in Adoration, practicing water coloring, meeting new friends, and exploring new places!

 

Carina Greico
Director of Young Adult and Youth Ministry
(630) 469-04074 ext. 2106 

Hello! My name is Teresa Dulac and I am the Program Coordinator for Catholic Sports. I was born and raised amidst the cornfields of Omaha, Nebraska, and am the oldest of 11 kids, but everyone thinks I’m the middle child. I graduated from Franciscan University of Steubenville in May of 2021 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. While there I played volleyball and lacrosse, and took on the nickname “Technical T” in high school basketball. A few of my favorite things are white high-top shoes, liturgy of the hours, and throwing watermelons off of bridges.

I joined Catholic Sports because of my love for sports and my desire to bring community to young Catholics! I’ve seen how sports can bring people together, and the impact of a good Catholic community in my own life. I want to share this with others and bring friendship and a deeper desire for Christ to the young adults here at St. Petronille.

 

Teresa Dulac
Program Coordinator for Catholic Sports
(630) 469-04074 ext. 2006