Student Ministries

At Sacred Heart Parish we realize, as the Holy Father has stated, that "Parents are the first and most important educators of their own children," and that "one area in which the family has an irreplaceable role is that of religious education." (Letter to Families from Pope John Paul II) Thus, our youth formation programs strive to assist parents in forming their children in the Catholic Faith. This assistance is provided to parents through Wednesday night Family Formation sessions once per month, Godparents, the Rite of Christian Initiation of Children, and sacrament preparation for those children who did not receive the sacraments at the "usual" age or grade. Parents who wish to have their children participate in any aspect of the Youth Formation programs need to register at the Religious Formation Office located on the second floor of the Parish Office during regular business hours.


Jessie Wilkerson
Director of Children's & Family Ministry
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  Lynnette Otero
Teen Ministry Leader
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  • Growing Families - K-6
  • 1st Reconciliation & 1st Communion Prep
  • RCIA for Children
  • CCIC
  • Vacation Bible School
  • Totus Tuus
  • Edge 7-8 Grades
  • 9-12th Discipleship Groups
  • 7-12 Registrations
  • SPARK Youth Group
  • Confirmation Prep
  • Steubenville Youth Conference


SPARK Youth Group

SPARK is a youth ministry organization that exists solely to encourage unity and fellowship among 9th-12th grade parishioners in our church.

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Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible School is a 4 day fun filled event for pre-school children 3-4 years old and for 5 year olds entering Kindergarten.

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Totus Tuus

Grades 1-12

Totus Tuus offers 1st -12th grade students a week filled with learning more about the Catholic faith through evangelization,

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An encounter with Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament through Eucharistic Adoration.

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Jamaica Mission Trip

Mission Trip Since 2002, Sacred Heart Parish students and adults have traveled to Kingston, Jamaica to do mission work

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Steubenville Conference

We are excited to announce that we will be attending the Steubenville Mid-America Conference in Springfield, MO! 

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TEC (Teens Encountering Christ ) is offered to seniors in high school through age 23. TEC is a weekend where Teens Encounter Christ in the the each other. It is an invitation into the mystery of

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J.C. Camp

J.C. Camp (formerly Sacred Heart Youth Camp) is a five-day camp and is held at the Tintern Retreat and Resource Center near Oakdale, NE. The first camp was held in June of 2001. 

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Is God calling you to minister to our youth?

Passing on the Catholic Faith to our youth is one of the spiritual works of mercy.

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Safe Environment

The Archdiocese has a policy that all employees as well as volunteers who have regular contact with individuals under the age of 19 will be involved in a mandatory screening.  This in in regards to the Charter

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