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Job Type: Full-Time Position
Location: Madison, WI
The Xavier Mission Team is an evangelization team serving middle and high school youth in the Diocese of Madison.
The Xavier Mission Team (XMT) will: provide energetic, supplemental support for teens within parishes in the Diocese of Madison, provide formation for high school teens throughout the Diocese, foster a Diocesan wide community of teens, connecting young people and fostering friendships rooted in Christ, and bring new life and energy into the Diocese.
The primary work of the XMT will be facilitating school base Catholic adventure programs at Camp Gray, running weekend Confirmation retreats, launching regional 10th – 12th grade youth ministry, and putting on Middle School HYPE NIGHTS. This will be supported by a daily routine of prayer, rich community life, and weekly time devoted to study and ongoing formation.
Ideal XAVIER MISSIONARIES are practicing Catholics, like working with teens, are excited about sharing the Catholic faith, have a desire to live in community and commit to a daily habit of prayer, and ideally would be 21 or older come September 2021.
XAVIER MISSIONARIES will commit to the work from mid-August 2021 – mid-May 2022. XMT team members are given room and board, groceries, gas money, and are paid a stipend of $500/month.
BE GREAT IN LITTLE THINGS. – St. Francis Xavier
XMT is based in the Dioese of Madison, located in beautiful southern Wisconsin.
At the heart of the work of XMT is relationship, with Christ, his Church, and others. The work is not for the faint of heart. XMT missionaries will work hard to meet the needs of teens in the 11 counties of southwest Wisconsin. To accomplish this important work, the XMT strives to be great in the little things, knowing it will prepare the ground for God to work.
One of the most unique things about a year of service on the Xavier Mission Team is the CITY/CAMP dynamic. For part of the year, missionaries will live and serve on the grounds of Camp Gray making use of 225 of the most beautiful acres in the Diocese. The Camp months will be some of the most delightful, in early fall and late spring. For the other part of the year, missionaries will call Madison their home base and work out of the Diocesan offices. While missionaries will spend a good amount of time on the road visiting teens on Sundays and Wednesdays, the city will be the backdrop for day to day work and prayer.
Visit www.madisondiocese.org/xmt to learn more and apply! We can’t wait to hear from you.