Program Description

High School youth are able to take part in a wide range of activities including a monthly youth group meeting, Steubenville Youth Conference, Workcamp, Diocesan Youth Rally, retreats and other social events.

The Next HSYM Meeting is March 29, 2017, in Room 1 –

All Freshman-Senior High School students are welcome and encouraged to join their friends at the St. John Vianney High School Youth Ministry meeting that is taking place on Wednesday, March 29, at 6:30 PM in St. John Vianney Church. We will be using the Ydisciple program materials that can be found on the FORMED website.  Don’t miss this great opportunity to grow in faith and friendship with Christ and each other!


Upcoming High School Youth Ministry Events

PAUL J. KIM  has earned a growing international reputation as a dynamic speaker and musician with a powerful message of faith, hope, and love. The way he presents is a rare gift to witness and has impacted people of all ages throughout the country and abroad over the past decade. Moving his audiences from laughter in one moment, to deep reflection and prayer in another; Paul utilizes his many talents to communicate the Gospel to young people in a way that is engaging, entertaining, and altogether inspiring.  Tickets may be purchased at Eventbrite.

Steubenville Youth Conference  MC5 – July 21-23, 2017!

Departing: July 21 AM (Time TBD)

Return: July 23 PM (Time TBD)

COST: $150


~More than 2,000 Catholic youth gather for powerful talks, empowerment,

Eucharistic Adoration and Reconciliation.

~Event open to all SJV students entering high school in Fall 2017

through those graduating from high school in Spring 2017

~To sign up for the Conference, call or email Marty Best  – Phone: 724-3132  Email: mbest@stjohnvianney.net

~A link to the Steubenville Liability Waiver Platform will be sent to you when you sign up

~Please complete Liability Waiver and Parental Permission/Medical Treatment Release forms as soon as possible.

SJV Medical Treatment Release forms are available here > Medical Treatment Release Form for Steubenville Trip or in the parish office.



mbest@stjohnvianney.net  OR 616-724-3132



Youth Ministry Leadership Team

Youth ministry functions at its highest when it is open to suggestions and includes all age levels in the planning process.  The team meets monthly to plan and implement Youth Ministry programming as needed.  Contact Marty Best or more information.