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Catholic Youth

Children’s Mass
Our next monthly Children’s Masses will be held  in SUNDAY, MARCH 17, 2019  at 11:00 am
(not be held during July and August. )


Babysitting Basics – St. Ambrose Church Hall – Friday March 15, 2019

This is a St. John Ambulance course developed for youth ages 11-14 years.  It will provide new babysitters with the necessary skills to provide care to children in a variety of situations.   8:30 am to 4:00 pm.  Cost is $50.00
It will emphasize:

  • safety rules
  • responding to emergencies
  • development of leadership skills
  • how to care for infants, toddlers and school age children
  • how to make correct decisions
  • caring for a sick or injured child – basic first aid

To register, please contact Myra at 519.621.2013 or email myra@stambrosecambridge.ca


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
• 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.   It will begin Thursday, September 20, 2018.
The registration form for 2018-2019 is available here…Catechism 2018-2019 reg form


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