Young Adults

Young Adult Ministry

The St. Joan of Arc Young Adult Ministry is a ministry for married and single parishioners 18-35 years of age. The ministry facilitates spiritual, social, and service events to help foster faithful Christian growth in community. Childcare is provided for some events upon request.

Contact: Andrew McCarthy
Coordinator of Youth and Young Adult Ministry
757.898.5570 ext. 17

Upcoming Events

Friday January 26th – Game Night & Potluck:
We will be hosting a Game Night & Potluck starting at 6:30 pm in the Mary Fisher House. Bring your favorite game and a dish to share with the group. Let us know if you are able to come on Facebook or by emailing

Sunday, February 10th– Second Sunday Brunch @ IHOP:  
All young adults are welcome to join us after the 11:30 am Mass at IHOP! You are welcome to meet us in the commons directly following mass (by the welcome banner) or meet us there. If you are meeting us there please let us know. We typically meet for a Young Adult Brunch on the 2nd Sunday of each month, Hope you will join us!!

Saturday, March 16th –Peninsula Frassati Young Adult Lenten Retreat:
The retreat will be held from 8:00 am – 3:00 pm at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church and will feature talks by a powerful speaker, small group, great food, and much more. The cost is $15 per person and $25 per married couple. Nursery will be provided upon request.  Contact by March 10th to register!

July 21st – 26th: Youth & Young Adult Mission Trip!
This summer Youth & Young Adult Ministries are sponsoring a Parish Mission Trip to Wise County, VA, July 21st – 16th. All generations of our community will come together to serve those in need. All young adults, from college students to young professionals, are encouraged to join us for the powerful mission. Participants will also share in a retreat experience in the evenings. We are blessed to be hosted by two parishes, St. Anthony’s in Norton and Sacred Heart in Big Stone Gap. Contact Andrew McCarthy at for more information.
Register by March 15th – $115 per person, by May 1st – $130 per person, by June 15th – $165 per person. Scholarships may be available upon request.

Peninsula Frassati Events

Wednesday, February 20th – Theology on Tap –
Join young adults from across the Peninsula at our new location Schooners Grill! (12567 Warwick Blvd, Newport News), at 7:00 PM. Theology on Tap occurs on the third Wednesday of every month. No RSVP required, just show up and have a great time!

For information about Young Adult Ministry Peninsula wide please check out the Peninsula Frassati Young Adult Facebook Page:

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