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View the promo video, featuring an invitation from Bishop Hying, on YouTube

Groups attending:
Assumption, New Chicago • Holy Name of Jesus, Cedar Lake • Holy Spirit, Winfield • Our Lady of Consolation, Merrillville • Our Lady of Grace, Highland • Our Lady of Guadalupe, East Chicago • Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Hammond • Our Lady of Sorrows, South Haven • Queen of All Saints, Michigan City • Sacred Heart & St. Peter, La Porte • Sacred Heart, Wanatah • Ss. Monica & Luke, Gary • St. Andrew the Apostle, Merrillville • St. Ann, Gary • St. Bridget, Hobart • St. Casimir, Hammond • St. Edward, Lowell • St. John Bosco, Hammond • St. John the Evangelist, St. John • St. Mary, Griffith • St. Matthias, Crown Point • St. Patrick, Chesterton • St. Paul, Valparaiso • St. Teresa of Avila, Valparaiso • Whiting-Robertsdale Catholic Community

Date announced for Grasta De! 2016: SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16

Grásta Dé! = God's Grace!
(Gaelic; it's pronounced "GRAWSS-tuh jay!")

> Check out the official Grásta Dé! 2015 photo gallery, courtesy Judy Wirtz (Our Lady of Consolation, Merrillville)

> "Youth urged to share God's Grace with others," NWI Catholic story

> GROUP LEADERS: Take a few moments to complete the online evaluation (Adult leaders only)

Grasta De! 2015 was the highest-attended ever! Over 400 middle schoolers and their adult leaders from at least 30 parishes celebrated God's Grace at Andrean HS!


download/print these PDF promotional posters!

> 11x17 poster (ideal for displays)
> 11x17 Spanish poster
> 8.5x11 flyer
> 8.5 x 11 Spanish flyer

> A note for parishes with CYO Sports: we want to coexist!

> Middle School Youth Ministry: More Important Than Ever!: Ministry with youth in grades 6-8 has evolved from “a good idea to have something to feed into your high school program” to “essential if you hope to have anyone in your high school program.” Kev writes...

Grásta Dé!
Diocesan Middle School Youth Ministry Day 2016 (Grades 6-8)
Sunday, October 16, 2016
1-7pm • Andrean High School


Thank you! to
our Grásta Dé! partners...



Grásta Dé!
is an event sponsored by the
Diocese of Gary Office for Youth & Young Adults
Phone: 219-769-9292 · Email:

OYYA programs are funded in part by generous donations to the diocesan Catholic Services Appeal
THANK YOU for your gifts!