Youth Ministry

Learn About Our Youth Ministry

Notre Dame Students at the school entrance

Weekly Chapel Activities

  • Prayer and Praise is Thursday mornings from 8:15-8:50 a.m.


LifeTeen is a high school Catholic youth ministry group that helps young people experience God in many different ways through prayer, games, team building and sessions based on the Catholic faith. LifeTeen alternates between École Secondaire Notre Dame High School and St. Joseph High School. We meet every first Tuesday of every month from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. See program schedule for details.

Activities for the year, please see Jeannette in the Youth Ministry Office.


Edge is a middle school Catholic youth ministry program that is filled with fun, food, games, prayer, and sessions based on the Catholic faith. High school students have the opportunity to be Edge leaders through formation and leadership training. This program is run through Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools and the parishes of Red Deer, Innisfail and Olds. High School leaders help run these events. 

Edge is every Tuesday at Sacred Heart Parish (except the first Tuesdays of the month).


Disciples Ready in Motion Evangelization (Drime) is a high school retreat team that puts on skits and talks for different groups and schools throughout the school year. Participants will gain leadership skills and religion hours, and work with a great team of students.


Want to know more about the Catholic Church? Didn’t finish your sacraments and would like to? Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) is a program that allows teens and young adults to learn about the Catholic faith with fellow peers! For more information, see Jeannette in the Youth Ministry office.

Upcoming Events in Youth Ministry

High School YM Activities:

-Super Team Blitz Day-Pizza and Sign up! Tuesday Sept. 10th 

-Trip to the Rockies-Crescent Falls-Wednesday Sept. 18th

-High School Fall Leaders Retreat-Sept. 20th-22nd

-Rocky Search Retreat-Oct. 18th-19th

-Halloween Food Drive with St. Mary’s-October 31st

-Wake-A-Thon-Dec. 6th-7th?

-Friday Feb. 14th-Valentine’s Dessert Night

-Thinkfast-Hunger Games-Feb. 28th-29th

-Olds Search Retreat-May 8-10th 

-March for Life-May 14th


Prayer and Praise-Chapel-Thursday Mornings-8am starting Thursday Sept. 19th

See You at the Pole-Wed. Sept. 26th-7:50am to 8:30am-ND Flagpole

Alpha sessions-Every Wednesday at lunch starting October 16th-November 27th

Altaration Session-Every Wednesday at lunch starting March 4th to April 29th

RCIA for Teens-If you are interested in becoming baptized or to do your sacraments-please see Miss Jeannette

Monthly Mass in the Chapel-Please see Schedule at the Chapel


LifeTeen-High School Youth Group Nights-Every 1st Tuesday of the month-7-9pm

October 1st-Honey I Shrunk the Kids-Giant sized everything night! And XLT Adoration

November 5th-Pray for the dead/Glow stick dance and party-*This event will start at 6pm with pizza*

December 6th-Christmas Variety Show and Coffee House

Feb. 4th-Nerf Wars and XLT Adoration

Feb. 14th- 9th Annual Valentine’s Dessert Night

March 3rd-Dodgeball Tournament

April 7th-Spring Variety Show can Coffee House

May 5th-Video Game Night/XLT Adoration