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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

SAPY Volunteers

We are looking for volunteers to assist with youth nights, to help when we go on SAPY Adventures or to bring snacks.  If you are interested please contact the Youth Coordinator, Rebecca. Anything you can offer will be greatly appreciated.

SAPY Birch Bay Trip

Once again, youth are invited to partake in a fun-filled day of horse-back riding, zip lining, archery, and more at Birch Bay Ranch. We’ll depart around 8:00 am on Saturday, Sept. 28th and return by 3:00pm.  Cost to participate is $15/person or 6 SAPY points.  The cost includes the Birch Bay activities and a provided BBQ lunch. Watch for information on how to register on SAPY social media, or for the sign-up sheet in the church foyer. Please register by Sept. 22nd.  The event is dependent on a minimum of 12 participants and maximum of 60.

SAPY Social Media

All Social Media has been updated to @SAP4Youth. This change does not affect anyone who is already following us. Follow us on Instagram and Twitter and Like us on Facebook to keep up to date with upcoming events!  If you take any pictures at an event make sure to add the hashtags #SAPYgroup and #OblateYouth

SAPYouth Night & SAPYouth Jr. Night

Fall youth nights will begin on September 12 from 6:30- 8:00. Following the Kick Off there will be 2 separate groups according to age.

SAPYouth are youth grades 7-9 and will meet on Sept 12, Oct 3, Nov 21 & Dec 12 from 6:30- 8:00.

SAPYouth Jr. are youth grades 4-6 and will meet on Sept 12, Oct 8, Nov 26 & Dec 12 from 6:30- 8:00.

SAPY Youth Points

Are you a SAPY person who serves in a ministry, volunteers, participates in events, etc.? Not yet? Well… GET INVOLVED because your participation and service in our parish can earn you points to redeem for different rewards!! For more information, check out the poster at the back of the church. See Rebecca to start collecting points now!