St. Mary of the Woods Youth Ministry 

(Grades 9th-12th)

Currently our Youth Ministry Program serves 9-12th grade youth. However Middle School Youth Ministry (6-8th grade) is in the long-range plan. Due to Covid-19 we have had to place expanding our program on hold, but will resume once we are able. Thank you for your patience and understanding! 

Welcome to the St. Mary of the Woods Youth Ministry!

Youth gatherings are held bi-weekly on Sundays from 6:30-8 PM. All High School Youth grades 9th-12th are welcome and invited to attend.

We will begin with prayer followed by teaching, fellowship or service. See the schedule below to know what is planned for each gather!

If you have any questions, please contact Director of Youth & Young Adult Ministry, Ethan Rhodes via email at or contact the Parish Office via telephone at 270-233-4196. 


Upcoming Youth Events:

(Grades 9th-12th)

Youth Group Meeting Dates:

2021: September 19, October 3, October 17, November 7, November 21, December 12, December 19 

2022: January 9, January 23, February 13, February 27, March 13, March 27, April 10, April 24, May 1, May 15

If you’re a high school student (9th-12th) grades, feel free to join us for our bi-weekly Youth Group gatherings!

We will have faith and fellowship!! Each gathering will be different from the last. So, be sure to join us regularly as we dive into what it means to be a Catholic in our current society.

If you have any questions, please contact Ethan Rhodes via email at or call the Parish Office at 270-233-4196.

Christmas/New Year’s Camp

Registration for Christmas/New Year’s Camp at Gasper River Catholic Youth Camp is available online. Christmas Camp is limited to 60% occupancy, so please sign up quickly because these spots will fill fast!  Camp will be from 4:00PM on Dec. 29th to 11:00AM on Jan. 1st and the cost is $125. Christmas Camp is for 8thgraders and high school students.

To register please visit

For those interested in attending the Lazarus Retreat, there is a sign up sheet in the Parish Office.

For more information, contact Ethan Rhodes at or call the Parish Office at 270-233-4196.