St. Teresa of Avila Parish
1260 South Trooper Road
    Norristown, PA 19403

JOIN US FOR HERO CENTRAL VBS JULY 10-14!
Open to all children age 4 to grade 4 (2017-18 school yr.)
Youth (Gr. 6+) and adult volunteers needed in many areas.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE





PARTNERING with PARENTS to BRING HOME the FAITH
STAY TUNED FOR DETAILS ON UPCOMING PARENT NETWORKING SESSIONS

REMAINING 2017 PREP CALENDAR

APRIL
17     No classes; HAPPY EASTER!
24     Classes and YM, PREP staff mtg. following classes

Family Fully Alive Festival at St. Joe's, Downingtown   Sun. April 30 from 12-5PM
The Family Fully Alive Festival is a celebration of family with presentations on marriage, life,
and spirituality along with exhibits, refreshments, and obstacle courses, bounce houses, and
arts & crafts for children.  Mass and confession will be available during the event.

https://www.familyfullyalive.us/

MAY
1 Parish May Procession in church at 6:45PM; PREP students report on time to class, parents head to the church. Students will be dismissed from church.
8 Classes
15 PREP closing; Eucharistic Benediction and Adoration in church at 6:45PM; students report on time to class, parents head to the church. Students will be dismissed from church.
22 YM Movie Night


PREP registration for the 2017-18 PREP session is now open. 
Forms are to be picked up at my office which is open Mon. 8:30AM-8:30PM, Wed.-Fri. 8:30AM-3:30PM and Sun. 9:30-11:30AM. The office is closed Tuesdays.
 
Please review all materials thoroughly before completing the registration form. NEW this year is a tuition discount of $25 per child extended to all volunteer catechists. I encourage any of you who enjoy working with children and sharing the Faith to join our volunteer team. Please see the information packet for available opportunities. We are planning to again offer Level 1 and kindergarten PREP on Sunday mornings; please be sure to mark the appropriate line on the registration form if you prefer Sundays. 

All youth in grades 7-12 are invited to join us for our Earth Day Parish Clean-Up

Mon. April 24 at 6:30 PM
Meet in the youth room
on the lower level of the parish center.
Wear old clothes and shoes that you don't mind getting dirty.

We will also be planning for the Manna Sunday collection on May 21
as well as YM Movie Night on May 22.

Refreshments provided; friends always welcome!

YM Vision:  
The STA youth ministry  grows disciples by welcoming all youth
to 
explore their faith in a community of acceptance.  
We foster spiritual and social growth through Christian love and service.

YM Mission:  
Love God. Love Your Neighbor. Make Disciples of Jesus.
Office of Religious Education and Youth Ministry
Mrs. Erin Gauntner, Coordinator of Rel. Ed. & Youth Ministry
(610) 666-0167
   staprep@verizon.net