Middle School

Faith, Fun, and Friends (F3)

All those in 6th, 7th, and 8th grade are invited to join us for a fun night of music, games, and fun with classmates and friends. Meet at St. Mary School’s gym from 7:00PM to 8:30PM on certain Fridays of the year. Next F3 will take place on May 19th!

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Blaze is an interactive Bible study for 7th & 8th graders at the Basilica of St Mary School and provides a rich curriculum that helps middle school girls as they navigate truth and lies in their everyday life, and a potential to continue into High School!

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St. Dominic Savio Society

St. Dominic Savio Group is a group for middle school boys focused on prayer and service!


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Diocesan BASH

BASH is the largest gathering of Catholic middle school students (6th-8th graders) every year! This annual event is an opportunity for the young Church in the Diocese of Arlington to gather each year to pray, learn, and celebrate the Catholic faith.

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Other Youth Programs

CYO Sports seeks to help young men and women appreciate Christ’s presence in their opponents, use their physical gifts and play fairly and enthusiastically, both on and off the field. Click here to learn more!

Catholic Scouting helps young members of our community develop character and to make ethical and moral choices in their lives. Click at each group to learn more: American Heritage Girls and Trail Life.

The Junior Catholic Daughters of the Americas (JCDA) chapter at the Basilica of Saint Mary is open to girls in grades 6-12 and it promotes service and spiritual growth and to foster a greater appreciation of our Catholic faith. Click here to learn more!

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Special Events

The Youth Apostolate also offer other opportunities for middle schoolers, such as service, bowling, laser tag, and more.

Stay tuned to our website, bulletin, emails, and social media for more information!

Youth Events

 Fill out the form below to receive the middle school email and text updates!


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Contact the apostolate leader Mariane Staron by using this form.

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