The parish welcomes Mr. Garrett Schilling as the new parish youth minister. Garrett is a middle school science teacher and a Cavalry Scout for the Oklahoma National Guard.
Garrett grew up in an Army family and at age 16 moved to Tulsa. He was baptized Catholic, raised Protestant, and rejoined the Catholic Church in February.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in Parks and Recreation Management, a Masters of Effective Teaching, and is working on his Masters in School Administration.
Garrett’s Summer Plans
This summer Garrett will attend training with the Oklahoma National Guard, get married Hannah, and co-direct the Diocesan youth Summer camp. He will officially begin as the youth minister here at the Church of Saint Mary August 1.
Garrett’s first events at the Church of Saint Mary
It’s two months before Garrett officially begins, but he already has two events on the calendar.
Youth Back to School Picnic on Sunday, August 7
For families who have middle school and high school youth, come for games, socializing, water games, slip and slide and burgers and hot dogs after the 6:00 Mass on Sunday, August 7.
Families an win prizes. It’s a chance to get together before school starts, and to meet Garrett and Hannah, and to have fun.
Youth Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, August 21
Any family with children in sixth through eighth grades, come meet Garrett and Hannah after the 8:00 and 10:30 a.m. Masses. Enjoy some pancakes.
Give some feedback about youth ministry
Get to know Garrett
Garrett is the guest on Glory Be podcast for Monday, June 6 on Spotify, Apple, and Google podcasts and YouTube.