Youth Ministry Program


Fall back into our youth programs here at The Cathedral!

FAITH - PLEASE JOIN US EVERY Sunday at 5:00pm for Mass. Choir members, Lectors, Ushers, and Eucharistic ministers always welcomed and needed

COMMUNITY - Join us for our Sunday night 5:00 Life teen Mass. Youth in grades 9-12 meet directly following Mass in The Riffle Center to share a light meal, fun & fellowship, a “hot topic” and prayer. WE RESUME- September 30, 2018, Registration is OPEN online!

SERVICE - COME HELP OUT THE 2ND Monday of every month at the Saint Vincent Depaul Dinning Hall, please check with Joanna Abbondandolo Director of Youth Ministry for more details 208-342-3511


Registration is now open online for youth in 10th grade. Please contact Director of Youth Ministry Joanna Abbondandolo for any questions 208-342-3511 ext. 105 or email

2018-19 Religious Education Registration (for St. John's parishioners)

2018-19 Religious Education Registration (non-parishioners / in Boise)

2018-19 Religious Education Registration (non-parisioners / outside Boise)


For more information please contact Youth Ministry Director Joanna Abbondandolo or call 208-342-3511 ext. 105.

November 16-17



Catholic Schools Day: Nov. 16, 8 am-2:30 pm
Catholic Parish Day: Nov. 17, 10 am-9 pm

Saturday, December 1   DEADLINE for Home School students to register for Confirmation Class.
Sunday, December 16, 2:30 pm (Riffle Center)   Parent/Youth Orientation (required for student & parent). Please note a copy of student’s baptismal certificate is required at the first class.
Sunday, January 13, 2018, 3:00-4:45 (Riffle Center)   Classes begin and we then attend Mass together. (BK students begin classes on Sunday March 3 at 3:00 in the Riffle Center.)



Confirmation candidates are required to have completed “service” within our Parish of The Cathedral of Saint John the Evangelist within the year of receiving their Confirmation. Service is an opportunity for our youth to grow within our Parish and to live out their faith as an active part of our community. Confirmation Service opportunities include:

  • Lectoring at the Sunday 5:00 youth Mass (this commitment is for the school year; training required)
  • Ushering at the Sunday 5:00 youth Mass (this commitment is for the school year; training required)
  • Altar Serving at the Sunday 5:00 youth Mass (this commitment is for the school year; training required)
  • Assisting with grades 1-6 Catechesis on Sunday mornings 10:30am -12:30pm
  • Assisting with Christmas around the world December 8 set up and clean up
  • Assisting with Holy Thursday activities
  • More opportunities will become available throughout the year.

Each youth will receive a service commitment form to keep track of the opportunities that they have participated within our community.














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