Youth ministry news

Scout Day of Reflection Nov. 21 in St. Joe gym
WICHITA – The Catholic Committee on Scouting will host a Day of Reflection/Retreat Saturday, Nov. 21 to help scouts working on the Ad Altare Dei and Marian Medals.
The day will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the gym of St. Joseph Parish, 132 S. Millwood. The cost is $5 and includes everything except lunch. Participants will be able to have lunch at one of the nearby fast food restaurants. Those attending are also asked to wear athletic shoes for use in the gym.
Preregistration is required by Nov. 19. To register contact Kathy Petr at 686-7893 or by email her
Adults bringing the youth are encouraged to stay and participate with the youth and will have some separate time for their own development.

St. Pat’s youth to baby-sit for Christmas shopping Dec. 4, 11, 18
WICHITA – The St. Patrick Jr. CYO will offer a baby-sitting service from 5 to 10 p.m. on three Friday evenings in December to allow parents to do some Christmas shopping without the little ones.
The dates are Dec. 4, 11, and 18 at St. Patrick School, 2023 N. Arkansas. The cost is $10 per child with a cap of $25 per family. Children must be walking. There will be snacks, crafts, and games.
For more information call Becky Speck at 944-8184 or email her at