Catholic Youth

Children’s Mass
Our next monthly Children’s Masses will be held  in September.
(not be held during July and August. )

Children’s Liturgy  at both 9:00 am  and  11:00 am Mass  (last weekend before the summer break will be June 15/16, 2019)
At the beginning of Mass children will be invited to come forward to follow the leader downstairs to our Children’s Liturgy room. At the offertory, the children will return upstairs and sit as a group in the front pews for the remainder of Mass. (no registration required)
(It will not be held on the Sundays of our Children’s Masses.)

Coming in July….Babysitting Course for students age 11 and older – Wednesday, July 3, 2019   from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm  at St. Ambrose Church Hall. Conducted by qualified St. John Ambulance instructor.  Cost is $50.00.  Please contact Myra to register your child

St. Ambrose Parish Children’s Catechism Program – finished until September 2019
• Religious education for Grades 1 – 12
• Sacramental Preparation
• RCIC: Rite of Christian Initiation of Children
Our parish, under the instruction of the Sisters of Our Lady Immaculate, will offer children’s religious education from 7:00-8:30 pm in the Church Hall. The program is open to students in non-Catholic schools, as well as Catholic schools.  The program has already begun but new registrants are welcome.  Please contact Sr. Marie Therese at for a registration form or to inquire about the program.

New Altar Servers
We would like to welcome children to become altar servers. It is a honour to serve at the Lord’s table during Holy Mass. Parents, please speak to your son or daughter about becoming an altar server.  Students (Grade 4 and older) who would like to be altar servers are asked to contact Fr. Irek or Mrs. Roy at the parish office or email

Catholic Schools within our Parish area:

St. Anne School
127 Elgin Street North 519- 621-8920

Holy Spirit School
15 Gatehouse Drive 519-621-8973

St. Vincent de Paul School
30 Faial Road 519-740-0678

Monsignor Doyle Catholic Secondary School
185 Myers Road 519-622-1290

For all information regarding conditions for admission to elementary and secondary Catholic schools, as well general school information:

Waterloo Catholic District School Board office