St. Thomas Aquinas Youth

Welcome to the STAY webpage! STAY is a high school youth ministry that gathers every Monday from 7:00-8:30 p.m. in The STA Youth Room. STAY is a great way to grow in community, grow closer to Christ, and just have fun. Bring a friend and join us for a night of fellowship!

Please contact Laura Gouvion, Leader of Youth Ministries for more information.                          This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                                                                                                                                         683-6569

Coming up at STAY

NO STAY on May 21 and 28 due to 8th Grade Promotion and Memorial Day. Students are always invited to Bible Study in the Youth Room on Tuesday nights from 7:00-8:30 pm.

June 4th: Freshman Welcome Night- All incoming freshman are invited to join us as we welcome you to the STAY family!
                STA Youth Room
                7:00-8:30 PM

June 11th: Summer Pool Party
                Nastars Home
                6:00-8:30 PM
                Please RSVP HERE on our SignUp Genius or email Laura Gouvion at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. so we have enough food!

Prayer and Action

St. Thomas will once again be attending Prayer & Action on June 17-22 at St. Peter, Schulte. Please visit the Prayer & Action tab for more information on the week.

REGISTRATION FOR PRAYER & ACTION IS CURRENTLY FULL. Please contact Laura Gouvion at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you would like to put your name on the wait list in case spots open up. 

Youth permission/medical form and a $30 deposit are due by Thursday, March 1. Spots are filled on a rolling basis as registration and deposits are received. Total cost (including deposit) is $85. The remainder of the cost ($55) is due by Wednesday, March 28. Participants may also pay in full when they turn in registration. 

Please note: No one will be denied the opportunity to participate due to financial restrictions. For questions, please contact Laura Gouvion at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Steubenville

Steubenville STL Mid-America is a high-energy youth conference where thousands of teens are invited to encounter Jesus Christ through dynamic speakers, engaging music, the Sacraments, small group discussions, and fellowship with other teens. Click Here for more information. 

St. Thomas will be attending Steubenville on the campus of Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri July 13-15, 2018. The conference is open to all students entering freshman year through graduated seniors. 

Conference cost is $250. If a teen would like to order a conference t-shirt, conference cost is $262. 

Steps to Register: 

STEUBENVILLE REGISTRATION IS CURRENTLY FULL. Please contact Laura Gouvion at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you would like to place your name on the wait list. 

  • By April 16th- Fill out an individual registration form.
  • By April 16th- Submit a $50 deposit or entire conference fee to Laura Gouvion or the Church Office. Please make checks payable to St. Thomas Aquinas. 
  • By May 15th- If you submitted a $50 deposit, remaining balance for the conference is due ($200 without t-shirt, $212 with t-shirt). 

Scholarships are available! Steubenville offers a number of scholarships to those with financial need. These scholarships can cover up to $190 of the conference cost. To apply please download the scholarship application under the documents tab and mail to the address listed. Applications must be received by March 12th. 

 *If you are not awarded a scholarship and need financial assistance with this trip, please contact Laura Gouvion at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 316-683-6569. 

           

Diocesan Resources

The Diocese is always offering programs and retreats, that we as a youth group aren't always able to organize, but for which individuals can sign up.


Stay up to date with the Office of Faith Formation: http://catholicdioceseofwichita.org/faith-events-and-retreats/home

The Diocese also offers scholarships for seniors, check them out here:

http://catholicdioceseofwichita.org/scholarships/general-scholarship-information

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(please print and bring with you to youth group)