Youth Ministry

St. Gabriel Youth Group Nights!


Youth Group (Grades 9-12 & post Confirmation) meets on Wednesdays from 6-8pm

in the convent.


We would be delighted to have you join us!  

It will be a time to grow in relationship with others and the Lord.


Here is what to expect:

+Dinner Together Each Week

+Monthly Dead Theologian Society Meetings (See below)

+Prayer

+Various Topics for Contemplation & Discussion

+Games


Youth Group/DTS Registration Form 2023-2024


Youth_Group_Calendar

Steubenville Youth Conference


Calling all high schoolers! In our ever-changing world, Jesus is the answer to the longing of our hearts for meaning, fulfillment, security, and love. Join hundreds of Catholic teens at Steubenville Rochester, MN on July 12-14, 2024 to be illuminated in the light of Christ. All rising freshmen in high school through rising freshmen in college are invited to attend this retreat with our group. 


Fill out the interest form for more information and to begin the sign-up process: 


Interest Form

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Youth Mission Trip

Greetings High Schoolers and Parents,


Join us for our summer mission trip to Kentucky July 21-July27!

  • CMT - Catholic Mission Trip Inc. hosts and organizes the trip for St. Gabriel youth and other parish groups (https://catholicmissiontrips.net)

  • This year we will be teaming up with Immaculate Heart of Mary's youth group!

  • We drive in vans to, and serve in, Harlan County, Kentucky

  • This is a week-long trip from a Sunday morning to the following Saturday evening

  • Age group: Grades 9-12 (going into 9th until summer after 12th)

  • Cost: $400 for whole week (Fundraising opportunities will be available to help subsidize cost & inquire about scholarship

  • Parish staff organizer and lead on the trip: Andrew Allen - aallen@stgabrielhopkins.org, 952-540-4762.


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Dead Theologian Society


MORTUUM MUNDO - VIVUM IN CHRISTO

"DEAD TO THE WORLD - ALIVE IN CHRIST"


Meets Monthly During Youth Group (Grades 9-12)


"At every meeting, we, The Church Militant, are learning about and asking for the intercession of the great saints—The Church Triumphant—while praying for the Souls in Purgatory—The Church Suffering. 


Society members meet at their parishes and schools to learn the lives of the Saints (who are only dead by the world’s definition and are certainly alive with Jesus in Heaven.) Their lives of heroic virtue continue to inspire. Using the interesting and engaging DTS format and through the examples of the Saints, young people are catechized and develop positive role models at a time when they are truly needed. 


In addition, members make use of time-honored Catholic prayers, devotions and sacramentals such as, Eucharistic Adoration, the Rosary, the Brown Scapular of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, and more! A special charism of DTS is to pray for the Souls in Purgatory." - Dead Theologian Society