NEW LENOX (April 2019) – Fr. John Merkelis, O.S.A., President of Providence Catholic High School presided over the induction of 90 students into the school’s Augustinian Youth Ministry organization on April 2 at the school. The Augustinian Youth Ministry (AYM) is the largest student organization at Providence Catholic with more than 160 members. The group is charged with promoting Christian service and Augustinian spirituality in the community. AYM organizes blood donor drives, food drives, clothing drives, and many other service activities. Their service projects benefit the community at large as well as the high school.
AYM members are also required to complete 10 hours of service to their parish or community. “We are very proud of these students who strive for academic excellence and service while being leaders among their peers,” said AYM Moderator Jennifer Williams. “They truly showcase our Augustinian core values of truth, unity, and love.”
The following students from Providence Catholic High School are the newest members of AYM sorted by hometown: