Holy Cross Henderson Parish Youth – B.A.S.I.C

B.A.S.I.C (Brothers and Sisters in Christ) supporting its young from 13 years and up through youth activities, participating in youth masses at the cathedral and continuing to up skill themselves with workshops.

Youth Prayer

We affirm the glory of God’s creation the potential for growth in all people.

We affirm our belief in Christ as friend and brother.

We affirm the creative energy of the Spirit Awakening goodness breaking down barriers.

We commit ourselves to working with young people; encouraging their gifts, enabling their participation, safeguarding their interests.

We commit ourselves to supporting each other; to walking alongside the doubting and the downcast, listening, not interfering.

We commit ourselves to confronting superficial solutions, speaking not avoiding.

We commit ourselves to rejoice with those who rejoice, to weep with those who weep, to be partners with those who serve.

We commit ourselves – our time, energy and skills, In Christ’s name, and for his sake.  AMEN.

Our goals in youth ministry are:

To empower young people to live as disciples of Jesus Christ in our world today.

To draw young people to the responsible participation of the life, work and mission of the Catholic faith community.

To foster the total personal and spiritual growth of each young person.

Components of Youth Ministry: Advocacy, Catechises, Community Life, Evangelisation, Justice and Service, Leadership Development, Pastoral Care, Prayer and Worship.

Keeping our goals in tact:

  • Meet every fortnight on a Friday from 6.30-8.30pm in the church hall or Zeal.
  • Meet and attend first Friday masses at church
  • Youth quote
  • Youth prayer/mission statement
  • Attend yearly World Youth Days in Auckland
  • Opportunity for members to attend World Youth Days around the world
  • Supporting church cleaning/all parish activities
  • Attend and co-ordinate parish youth mass
  • Attend and co-ordinate Dio Youth mass once a year
  • Spiritual leader Capuchin Brother Ben

To join us or for further information please contact our youth leaders:

Antonia Swann swannantonia@gmail.com

Loretta Ahio etaahio15@hotmail.com

Peter Tanginoa ptan514@aucklanduni.ac.nz

Savieti Lea savietilea@gmail.com

Or contact our Spiritual leader – Capuchin Brother Ben at the Parish Office on (09) 838 1558.