Youth ministry is an important and growing part of St Albert Parish. Our youth ministry program holds monthly events for young children and for Junior/Senior High youth. We also support events hosted by other parishes in our community and on an Archdiocesan level. St Albert Parish joins forces with other parishes in our North Deanery to bring social justice-focused events to our youth, including an annual Development & Peace ThinkFAST and a Wake-a-thon!

Junior/Senior High

youth-ministry1Our Youth Ministry program is centered on social events and retreats, where youth not only have the opportunity to have fun and make new friends, but will also reflect on their spiritual lives/formation. There is a horseback retreat every fall and a ski trip in the winter; both retreats are hosted at the Oblate retreat house in Canmore. These retreats are highlights of our year in youth ministry, and registration always fills up fast!!

Youth Ministry

Upcoming Events

2017 Summer Camps 

(for Youth Ages 8-14)

Owned and operated by The Catholic Archdiocese of Edmonton

Camp Encounter is an organization that teaches our campers to thrive and bestow the tools needed to navigate their world through relevant faith experiences.  We help to develop valuable, intelligent, talented and confident people who bring Christ back into their homes and communities. For information/register online visit our website www.campencounter.com

Brochures are available in church foyer.

Our Lady of Victory Camp is a summer camp run by young adults with youth, for youth.  During the week, the OLVC family prays together, participates in daily liturgy, celebrates the sacraments, comes to a better understanding of the basis of our Catholic faith, and grows in

the Christian love of God and others.  OLVC is a camp based on love and community.  Many outdoor activities are also part of the fun at OLVC. For more information or to register online: www.olvc.ab.ca. Brochures  are available in church foyer.

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WORLD YOUTH DAY PILGRIMAGE 2019

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Calling all pilgrims! We are beginning our preparation for our Pilgrimage to World Youth Day 2019. WYD Panama will be held in January 2019.  This will be a spiritual journey that we hope will lead you to a closer and more profound relationship with God, as well as with our Faith Community here at St. Albert Parish. You will have the opportunity to get to know other young adults from our Parish as well as work with mentors to help guide you through the preparations. It is our hope that by participating at WYD, you will have the chance to join with other young Catholics from around the world and have an understanding of the greater global reality to which you belong. We will be hosting an information session on June 22nd at 7:30 in the Grandin Room in the Church Hall. According to Archdiocesan Policy, all pilgrims must be 18 by December 2018 in order to be eligible to go with our group,. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Serena at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or at the Parish Office at 780-459-6691. 

 

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The last World Youth Day was July 25-31 in Krakow, Poland. Follow the experiences of our St. Albert Parish pilgrims on the internet during  their  World Youth Day Journey to Father Ignacy’s home country of Poland.  Here is the link. World Youth Day website.    The next WYD will be in Panama in 2019.