Last Updated: June 4, 2017
BREAKING NEWS (June 2, 2017): We recently learned Fr. Chris will be serving at St. John the Beloved parish. Dave Keegan and Alexandra Duszak stepped up to lead SMYLE. We thank Fr. Chris and Kim Gennusa for their dedication to the program and hard work over the past four years. Click on the link below to read Dave and Ale's welcome email
Events and Service Hours Opportunities:
Attention teens seeking additional service hours. "Give of your hands to serve and your hearts to love"- Mother Teresa
For more information about SMYLE, please contact Dave Keegan at (302) 593-7055 or email SMYLE at StMarySMYLE@gmail.com
Diocese of Wilmington Catholic Youth and Young Adult Ministry: The Diocese sponsors a number of programs for youth each year. Click on the link below for more information.
SMYLE Highlights from 2014-17: The SMYLE (St. Mary's Youth League Events) ministry, was established by
Fr. Chris Coffiey in April 2014 to engage our teens grades 8 through 12. Adult volunteer Kim Gennusa led the group.
Events have included: Corpus Christi participation and post-procession pizza and Mass / fun at Carousel Park, leaf
raking service, hayride/bonfire, Christams caroling at a senior citizen home, a retreat, serving at a Mardi Gras/
Valentine's dance, serving at the Lenten Fish Fries, the children's Walk to Easter, and a special Tenebrae service for the parish. A number of SMYLE teens
also attended Camp Veritas in Emmitsburg MD 2015-2017.
Diocesan forms required for consent/release, events, volunteers, background checks, etc. may be found at the following link:
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