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Catholic Youth

Children’s Mass
Our next monthly Children’s Masses will be held  Sunday, May 26, 2019 at 11:00 am
(not be held during July and August. )


Hamilton Diocese Youth Rally – we would like to invite all youth in our parish in Grades 7 to 12 to join other faith-filled youth for this yearly rally.  This year it will be held at Bingeman’s Centre in Kitchener on Saturday May 25.  If your child is interested in attending, please contact Barb at the parish office so that a group from our parish can be registered together!   check out this line…. https://www.hamiltondioceseyouthrally.com/

God’s Holy Word holds so much promise and love for young people, and together, through the 2019 Youth Rally, we will learn more about how to pray with scripture and make the Gospel come alive through words and deeds.


Retreat for Girls      The Sisters of Our Lady Immaculate are hosting their annual Hearts Set ABLAZE Retreat for young girls aged 10 – 15 years.  The retreat will be from June 21-23, 2019 at Camp  Brebeuf, near Rockwood, Ontario.  There will be games, conferences, time for prayer, talks and lots more.  To register or find out more information about the retreat please contact Sister Viola at retreats@solisisters.ca or visit solisisters.weebly.com


Children’s Liturgy  at both 9:00 am  and  11:00 am Mass  
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.)



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 catechism@solisisters.ca 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 stambrose@golden.net

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 www.wcdsb.ca