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A New Year . . . New Roles . . . More Activities

     Here we are beginning yet another school year. This year is bringing about new roles for me and more exciting activities for our youth. We've had a very busy summer with the Nun Run (girls), Emmaus Days (boys), and Totus Tuus. Thank you to all of you who participated and volunteered your time, especially with Totus Tuus. I hope and pray it was as fruitful for you as it was for our entire parish. 

     You may or may not know I'm taking on more roles within the parish. In addition to The Rock and Confirmation Prep, I am also the new Director of Religious Education and will be teaching Music two days a week in the school. I'm very excited to continue fostering relationships and friendships with our youth through these faith programs. 

     The Rock will now be for 6-8th graders. We have quite a bit of fun and faith activities planned. Please invite your friends to come as we continue to grow deeper in our faith. We will also be doing some activities with Oasis, the high school youth ministry group. Remember we meet on Thursday nights from 6:30-8 PM beginning Sept. 8, 2022. 

     Be assured of my daily thoughts and prayers for each of you and your families especially as you begin this new school year.

     For more information contact Kimberly Souba at ksouba@stmalgeneseo.org or by phone at 309-944-5393 Ext. 110.

Saint of the Month

St. Rose of Lima

Feast Day: August 23

Vocation Prayer

Loving and Generous God,
it is You who call us by name
and ask us to follow You.
Help us to grow in the Love
and Service of our Church
as we experience it today.
Give us the energy and courage
of Your Spirit
to shape its future
Grant us faith-filled leaders
who will embrace Christ’s Mission
of love and justice.
Bless St. Malachy’s
by raising up dedicated and generous leaders
from our families and friends
who will serve Your people as Sisters,
Priests, Brothers, Deacons, and Lay Ministers.
Inspire us to know You better
and open our hearts
to hear Your call.
We ask this through our Lord, Jesus Christ.

Interview: Getting to know Kimberly Souba

Middle School Youth Ministry Happenings

We will be using the REMIND app to text out messages and announcements. To join, please send the following text message: @78thy to the number 81010. Or you can click here to go to the website in order to register. 


I am really looking forward to our weekly youth ministry activities. Each week will be something different. We will be having a lesson on something relevant to what is going on in the church or world, adoration, social, and service outreach to the community. 

We will meet on Thursdays from 6:30-8 PM.

The 2022-2023 Dates:

Sept. 8
Sept. 15
Sept. 22
Sept. 29
Oct. 6
Oct. 20
Oct. 27
Nov. 3
Nov. 10
Nov. 17
Dec. 1
Dec. 8
Dec. 15
Dec. 17 - Advent Caroling & Happy Birthday Jesus Party
Jan. 12 
Jan. 19
Jan. 26
Feb. 2
Feb. 9
Feb. 16
Feb. 23
Mar. 2
Mar. 10-11 - Youth Ministry Retreat (tentatively)
Mar. 16
Mar. 30
Apr. 6
Apr. 13
Apr. 20
May 4
May 11 - End of the year Party with incoming 6th graders 

Under Construction - Coming Soon


Director Kimberly Souba
(309) 944-5393 Ext. 110