Announcing the Regional Youth Minister of Springfield
Mr. Jeffrey P. Braconnier has accepted the appointment of Regional Youth Minister for the parishes of St. Francis of Assisi, Holy Cross and St. Kevin. Mr. Braconnier brings tremendous experience in youth ministry represented through his leadership and Pastoral ministry at St. Kevin’s Parish creating a youth program and building parish stewardship projects for students; ministry work at St. Francis of Assisi; collaborative work with Cardinal O’Hara High School assisting in the planning and successful execution for middle school retreats that take place on campus and off-campus, and his work with the Archdiocese of Philadelphia through the Archbishop’s Annual Children’s Christmas Benefit and the World Meeting of Families where he was selected to lead the entertainment for the Youth Congress. Mr. Braconnier has served as the Keynote speaker for The Catholic Foundation of Greater Philadelphia Youth Ministry Leadership Conference for Pastors, Principals, and DRE’s and has received The Catholic Foundation of Greater Philadelphia Community Impact Award. Mr. Braconnier looks forward to this new opportunity and excited to get to know the parish communities. In the next several months, he will be assembling team of adults to assist in starting both a high school youth group (grades 9-12) and a middle school youth group (grades 7-8). Please stay tuned for updates and announcements.
Springfield Youth Ministry is new to the parishes of St. Francis, Holy Cross and St. Kevin. It is an exciting time for not just the parishes, but for the youth as well. Be sure to stay connected so you can hear about what is happening and the plan that is to come.
Contact Mr. Brac
St. Kevin Parish Life Center
200 West Sproul Road
Springfield, PA 19064