Youth Ministry

Ever wonder what Youth Ministry really is? 

Is there more to it than just eating pizza and playing dodgeball? (hint: yes)

Do you desire for your parish to be welcoming to youth? (hint: it can be!)

The Office of Youth Ministry is now offering Youth Ministry workshops! Call and book yours today!


MyGen 2017 Wrap Up Video

Hightlights fromt the MyGen Youth Rally

MyGen 2016 Keynote 1 - Colm Leyne

MyGen 2016 Keynote 2 - Colm Leyne

MyGen 2016 Special Guests | Friends on the Outside

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My Reconciliation Includes

Last updated on June 27, 2017

#MYRECONCILIATIONINCLUDES- A Day of Education for Truth & Reconciliation On June 8th, 2017 students and staff at St. Peter School embarked on a journey towards truth & reconciliation as our solid commitment to meeting the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action. We focused on learning Canada’s collective history of Indigenous peoples. St. Peter School learned through a variety of contexts through print, art, oral expression and faith with strong evidence of reconciliation. Students and staff at St. Peter School participated in the Project of Heart and Shannen’s Dream initiatives. Many activities were planned and taught to students about these educational programs leading up to this day. The Project of Heart is an educational program that commemorates the children that attended the residential schools through small tiles. These tiles were decorated by the students, signifying a child that never made it home, or a survivor of these schools. Each classroom picked...

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Youth Trip Deadline?

Last updated on June 13, 2017

If you are interested in a Mission Trip to Belize in 2018 or attending World Youth Day Panama in 2019 Contact: before September 15, 2017

Event begins on September 15, 2017

Ten years of talent was showcased last week as some members of the Archdiocesan Youth and Young Adult Leadership Teams celebrated their “Favourite Things.” This Variety Night show, celebrating its 10th year... was a three hour extravaganza showcasing some of the favourite music, dance and comedy from Variety Night over the last 10 years.

It all began in 2008 when Michelle Braden and the St. Peters’s youth group needed a way to help raise money to attend World Youth Day.  In this year’s Variety Night program it said, “We performed on a stage made out of wooden tables balanced on chairs that were zip-tied together... Yikes! The show was simply called ‘Variety Night’ consisting of 12 acts put together in 3 weeks. There was no theme, no spotlights, no program. We don’t even remember what the acts were but there was a spirit of community and there was a spirit of working together to do something we were proud of. It gave us the opportunity to invite young people to join us and to...

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Youth Liturgical Leadership Graduation

Last updated on May 23, 2017

By Frank Flegel

The Archdiocesan Youth Liturgical Leadership graduated its second largest class on May 18. Graduates planned and participated in all aspects of the graduation mass which was held at Holy Trinity Parish.

The program is in its 16th year and, according to Miles Meyers Catholic Education coordinator, the 150 Grade Six students from 11 Catholic elementary schools is the second largest class they have had since the program’s inception. “They learn how to prepare a mass and how to prepare a prayer service at their school and how to prepare prayers for the school intercom.”

The students learn all the parts of the mass, act as mass servers, perform some of the readings and are even taught how to greet people entering the church prior to mass. At the graduation mass students greeted and welcomed guests and parishioners as they entered the church and asked if they wished to bless themselves with holy water from a flowing fountain by the entrance.


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Variety Night

Last updated on May 9, 2017

Variety Night is an annual initiative of the Archdiocese of Regina Youth and Young Adult Leadership Teams. It is a dynamic evening of music, drama, dance, comedy and food! This year we celebrate 10 years with a show entitled “Our Favorite Things” in which we feature some of our favorite acts from over the last 9 years. It’s a great night out for a worthy cause! This year’s proceeds go to orphanages in the Philippines and Belize as well as some local charities. Shows are held at Resurrection Parish on May 26, 27, 28, 29. Tickets are $25 and available at Resurrection Parish office at the Archdiocese of Regina office, from any cast member or by calling 306-540-6321.

My Gen Rally 2017

Last updated on April 6, 2017

It was loud and it was fun as about 120 high school students and 69 young adult leaders from across the Regina Archdiocese who gathered at O’Neil High School for the annual MyGen Rally on April 1.

”We’ve had about 120 people registered for each of the last five years,” said Regina Archdiocesan Youth Coordinator Michelle Braden.  “It would be nice to have more come but it seems to be the number God means for us to have because the number has been consistent for the last five years.” 

The two-day theme was, Lead, Follow, and or Get Out Of The Way, and featured three talks by Regina inspirational speaker Gabe Dipple. He gave talks on leadership and what it means to be a leader; the talk on following focused on modelling ourselves on Christ and His examples of leadership, and the final talk on Sunday explored the excuses we use for not serving and leading. The talks were relatable and very well received.

Both days were filled with activities, games, including...

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Gr. 7 - 9 Youth Leadership Camp

Last updated on February 7, 2017

Our Diocesan Leadership Camps are open for registration! Our theme this year is “Lost and Found”. These camps which are run by the diocesan youth ministry office, seek to provide a Catholic camp experience for teens seeking to become leaders in their lives and in their faith. Young people at all stages of their faith journey are welcome. Camp for those ENTERING(in the Fall) Grades 7 – 9 will be held August 17-20. Come experience great friendships, swimming, hiking, campfires and many opportunities for prayer, adventure and important conversations. Spaces ARE limited!! Registration forms available at parish office, diocesan office or by emailing

Event begins on August 17, 2017

Gr. 10-1st Yr U. Youth Leadership Camp

Last updated on February 14, 2017

Our Diocesan Leadership Camps are open for registration! Our theme this year is “Lost and Found”. These camps which are run by the diocesan youth ministry office, seek to provide a Catholic camp experience for teens seeking to become leaders in their lives and in their faith. Young people at all stages of their faith journey are welcome. Camp for those ENTERING(in the Fall) Grades 10 – 1st year University will be held August 13-16.  Spaces ARE limited!! Registration forms available at parish office, diocesan office or by emailing ymo [at]

Event begins on August 13, 2017

Summer Seminar Administrator

Last updated on January 25, 2017

The Western Canadian Association of Catholic Youth Ministers (WCACYM) is looking to hire a Summer Seminar Administrator for 2017. This position administers courses toward the Certificate of Youth Ministry Studies & the Enrichment Stream. The Summer Seminars are a dynamic part of catholic youth ministry training in Western Canada. The position starts Feb 15th 2017 and concludes on December 31st (pending completion of duties). Contract is for 2017 Summer Seminar sessions. The contract is open for renewal upon completion.

CLOSING DATE: February 5, 2017 4:00pm PST 

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Prospective Candidates are to email or mail letter of application, resume and three references to:

​Deanna Beaudoin, Chairperson - WCACYM,
5249 Gertrude Rd. ,
Port Alberni BC V9Y 6L1
E-mail: deanna.beaudoin [at]

Rethinking Youth Ministry

Last updated on December 1, 2016

Seventy-five parishioners and priests gathered at Holy Rosary Cathedral to listen to Michelle Braden and Braden Kuntz, Archdiocesan Youth Ministry Coordinators encouraging a rethink of youth ministry. Most parishes are worried about the lack of young people in their pews and are searching for ideas that will help bring them back.

Groups gathered to discuss the impact parish life had in their past. We realized that in many cases social activities centered around the church especially in rural communities. If young rural people saw their friends after school, it was usually at Mass on Sunday or at church social functions. There weren’t as many extracurricular rivals for the attention of our youth in the past.  However,  many young people today are starving all around us, searching for spiritual food to feed their souls.

Seven young people shared their faith stories with the group and as we listened, a common theme emerged. They were invited to join the youth group by...

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Archdiocesan Youth Ministry
445 Broad St N
S4R 2X8 Regina , Saskatchewan
Phone: (306) 352-1651 ext. 223
Fax: (306) 545-0510
Saskatchewan CA
Michelle Braden
Archdiocesan Youth Minister
306-352-1651 Ext. 223