Immaculate Conception Church | Parish Life

Youth Ministry

World Youth Day

World Youth Day

Please consider making a donation to assist the young people who will be going on pilgrimage for the 2023 World Youth Day in Lisbon, Portugal! Any amount will be greatly appreciated!

The Immaculate Conception Youth Ministry is devoted to developing, nourishing and improving the social and spiritual lives of our youth, teenagers and young adults. To participate in any of the programs listed below, please contact:

Angelica Flores, Coordinator
718-728-1613 ext. 218

Altar Servers

Altar Servers

Our Altar Server ministry provides an opportunity for boys and girls Grade 5 and above to serve at the table of the Lord while receiving continuing religious education in Catholic school or CCD.

Jornada Group / Jornadistas

The Jornada Movement is part of the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens. This group holds weekly "charlas," talks about a specific topic about spiritual teachings of the church, the Bible, and life issues to a new and fun perspective lead by its own members keeping the motto: "Youth Evangelizing Youth."

To participate in the following programs, please contact the Rectory at

Children's Choir

At the family Mass on Sundays (9:00 a.m.) a younger style of liturgical music is sung once a month by students Grades 1 and up. The choir rehearses once a week on Thursday.

Columbian Squires

The Columbian Squires is the official youth program of the Knights of Columbus. As in years past, the Squires, who are young men 11 to 18 learn values and traditions from the Knights of Columbus. Immaculate Conception Circle #4411 provides an opportunity for young men to grow in their faith through prayer, parish and social activities, community service and fun events.

To participate in any of the CYO programs listed below, please contact the CYO:

CYO Basketball

The CYO Basketball program is eligible to boys and girls in grades 1 through 8. Registration is typically held in September each year. The season runs September to April with games on Saturdays from October to April. Practices are held weeknights.

CYO Track

CYO track is a for boys and girls grade 2 through 8. Registration is held in January. The season is in the spring with practices being held once a week at Astoria Park. Meets are held once a week on Saturdays.

CYO Volleyball

The CYO Volleyball program is eligible to young girls in grades 3 to 8. Registration is held in the beginning of October each year. The season runs from October to May with games from January to May with games on Saturdays and Sundays. Practices are held weeknights.