Middle School Girls Disney Movie Night!

All girls grades 6-8 are invited for a Disney movie night!

Bring your pillow, a blanket and a snack to share as we curl up with some yummy food and a Disney movie or two!

May 19th,  6:30-10pm in the St. Albert Youth room.

Click here for a printable flyer to share with your friends!


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The Courtship Project

For young adults and teens ages 15-20.  What is dating and how does Christian dating look different from what the world teaches us?  How do I start preparing my heart for marriage in my relationships now?  How do I date in a way that honors God?  Come hear from married couple and speakers Daniel and Ruth Gladitsch all about God's plan for dating, discernment and marriage and learn about how we can embrace God's will in our life!  Saturday, April 22nd, 10am-2pm.  Bring $5 for lunch.  St. Francis Xavier Education Center, Buffalo.

Printable flyer here.

Registration encouraged.  Click here to register!

Summer Stretch 2017!

What is Summer Stretch? Summer Stretch this summer is a 4 day summer ministry for those going into 6th grade and coming out of 8th grade, in other words 5th-8th graders (Fall 2017-Spring 2018). The teens participate in doing service in the morning, eating lunch, and having fun in the afternoon.

Below are the dates, times, service projects, and afternoon fun activity.

Day 1: Monday, July 10th

Time: 7:30am– 7:00pm

Service: Area Service projects

Fun Activity: Wild Mountain, Taylors Falls

(Lunch will be provided)

Day 2: Wednesday, July 12th

Time: 7:30 am– 5:00pm

Service: Feed My Starving Children

 Fun Activity: Bunker Beach

Day 3: Tuesday, July 25th

Time: 7:30am– 5:00pm

Service: Handing out flyers

Fun Activity: Shady Oak Beach

Day 4: Thursday, July 27th

Time: 7:30am-8:00pm

Service: Collecting Food

Fun Activity: VALLEYFAIR

Cost: $150 includes lunch 1 day, a T-shirt, all fun events, and transportation                                                                                                                               

How to REGISTER for Summer Stretch:

please fill out online permission slip/Availability Form,  and either a deposit of $50 (final payment due July 1st) or the full payment of $150 to the parish you are registering with

St. Albert Church ATTN: Ruth Gladitsch P.O. Box 127 Albertville, MN 55301

St. Michael Church ATTN:  John O’Sullivan 11300 Frankfort Pkwy. NW St. Michael, MN 55376

If you have any questions, any questions at all please contact Ruth Gladitsch or John O’Sullivan

HOPE YOU CAN JOIN US!!!!! :) Summer Stretch is so fun!




Nun Run 2017!

PRE-REGISTRATION is now available!

We are excited about our upcoming road-trip to visit different religious orders in August, 2017!  All young women ages 16-21 are invited to join us on a beautiful week of prayer, discernment and meeting a variety of religious orders over the course of a week.

Details are yet to be finalized for the trip.  The trip will take place over 7-8 days sometime within the first twelve days of August, 2017.  Cost for this trip will be less than $100 and participants will be required to help participate in asking for donations to sponsor the trip.

The group will also meet once prior to the trip for instruction, guidance and discussion, as well as once after the trip as a follow-up to reflect and discuss.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This trip is a vocational discernment event with limited spots available.  We ask that all participants be open to discernment of religious life and are interested in learning and discerning more about a possible religious vocation.  If you are not sure, just complete this form and Ruth will follow up with you to talk about it!  :)

The pre-registration form does not guarantee you a spot on the trip.  When formal details are finalized, Ruth will send everyone who has pre-registered the official registration form.

CLICK HERE to pre-register

Click here to see our printable promotion flyer to print and give to someone who might be interested!


Steubenville Youth Conference: Rockies 2017

Join us for an awesome road trip to Denver, Colorado June 22nd-27th, 2017!  All high school students are invited to register for this life-changing conference and a road trip that includes a stop at Mount Rushmore, whitewater rafting and a ton of fun!  


Cost: $525 (plus some spending money for travel day meals, souvenirs and anything else you might want to purchase at gift shops, etc.)  The cost includes the conference fee, lodging, most meals, transportation, admission to all activities, and a group T-shirt.  We never turn away anyone who cannot pay, click here for more information about fundraising to help offset the cost of the trip and talk to John or Ruth if you have concerns about the cost!  

When: Thursday, June 22nd-Tuesday, June 27th.  

Where: Trip via Coach bus to Denver, Colorado and back again!  Check back here in later in the Spring for a full tentative itinerary, which is subject to change.

What: A life-changing summer Catholic Youth Conference!  Steubenville youth conferences are national conferences for Catholic high school teens across the country.  Experience upbeat music, amazing prayer, the powerful grace of the sacraments, lots of inspiring speakers, great moments to experience the love of our Lord, a ton of fun, hotel stays, build life-long friendships, see Mount Rushmore, go Whitewater rafting and much more!  

How to register:  Register online by clicking here!  A $100 deposit secures your spot on the trip and is payable to the parish your register with.  Spots are limited, so register today!

Click here for a promotional printable flyer.



Extreme Faith Camp 2017

Register for Extreme Faith Camp 2017 today!

If you are finishing 6th-8th grade by the

summer of 2017 you’re invited to join us for a

weeklong camp filled with EXTREME FUN!

There will be outdoor games, low ropes,

archery, wrist rocket range, and many other

sports. We will be swimming, canoeing,

boating, doing crafts, and fishing. There will

be a climbing wall, a Catholic Dance,

amazing speakers, awesome music, daily

Mass, Adoration, Confession and more!


WHERE: Big Sandy Camp on Big Sandy Lake


WHEN: Monday June 12th-Friday June 16th, 2017


WHY: Amazing Catholic Summer Camp fun where

          Jesus is the center of it all

COST: *Early Bird Price:

            400.00 before Feb. 1st

425.00 March 1st - April 1st

450.00 after April 1st- May 9th

 ($75.00 to reserve your early bird price and spot)

Click here to register for EFC 2017

-          Final payment/the rest of what is owed is due Friday May 1st, 2017

-          Info about FUNDRAISERS(this is how most teens get to camp) check bulletin, our fundraising page, or call/email Ruth or John.

-          Pre-register today to reserve your spot and get the early bird price


Breakaway: For 8th Grade only!

We are so pumped about the kick-off of our first-ever year of Breakaway! Breakaway is a small group-based ministry for all 8th Graders.  With our kick-off retreat at Big Sandy Camp and monthly Wednesday night events starting in February, you DON'T want to miss this awesome ministry geared specifically to 8th graders!  Registration is now open, and all the dates are set, so check out our Breakaway page now!

CLICK HERE for all the information about Breakaway!!

Snow Tubing Day 2016!

Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

All 6th-12th graders welcome!


Cost: $35

(Price includes bus, admission, unlimited tube slides down the slopes, and a light breakfast.  Concessions are available for purchase at Wild Mountain.)

9am-4pm (Drop-off and pick up at Saint Albert’s Parish Center)

The day includes morning daily Mass and a light breakfast before we depart for Wild Mountain.

Bring a bag lunch, warm clothes for the snow and be ready to have an awesome adventure at WILD MOUNTAIN!



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Winterblast Registration is Open!

You are invited to join us for an awesome all night lock-in at the Maple Grove community Center. Therewill be ICE SKATING,  MOVIES, ARCADE, DANCE, HAIR SALON, INFLATABLES, PIIZZA, POP, SNACKS, PRAYER ROOMS, ADORATION, CONFESSION, SWIMMING, CRAFTS AND MORE! We hope to see all of you there!



When: December 9-10th, 2016

Where: Church of St. Vincent DePauland Maple Grove

Community Center

Register online then send in the payment to the parish you register with.

Depart 6 pm and pick up 6 am at St. Albert’s parish center

 Cost: $60;  Deadline for registration is Wednesday, Nov. 2nd

After Deadline Nov. 2nd Cost is $80

Parents we need your help to make this event a success. There is a place for you to sign up to be a chaperone for this event.


Printable Flyer available here: WINTERBLAST 2016 FLYER

Join for these Kick-Off Youth Events!

High School:

  • Don't miss our first ever Square Dance night!  Saturday, September 24th! Invite your friends, bring your boots and a bandanna and get ready to party! No dance experience necessary, no dance talent necessary!  Click here for more information and the flyer!

Middle School:

  • FNL is BACK and is more awesome than ever!  Come join us Friday, September 23rd for fun, games, prayer, friends, food and more!  All 6th-8th graders are welcome to attend, so invite your friends and get ready to have a blast! For the first time every, we will have FNL t-shirts for sale this year! Click here for more info about FNL on the flyer!

Last Open Youth Room of the Summer: Splash Blast! August 17th!

Hey everyone!  Our last Summer Open Youth Room at Saint Albert is gonna be awesome! Wednesday, August 17th.  Come join us and hang out with friends.... and don't miss our epic outdoor "Water War!"  Bring a change of clothes you can get wet in (please no two-piece swim suits, ladies) and your "water weapon" of choice!  (Water guns, squirt bottles, sponges to throw at opponents, buckets, water bottles that squirt, or anything else you can come up with!)

Open Youth Room is 2-5pm, and the Water War starts at 3:30!  See you there!

Summer Stretch!

We are getting pumped up for Summer Stretch, which kicks off on Wednesday!  If you are already registered, click below for more information and/or check your email for all the details!  If you have not yet registered, we still have some spots available for each day, so register soon before these spots run out!  We also are looking for some more adult chaperones, so contact Ruth if you are available to help join us for free on any of the dates!  We look forward to serving and having a blast with you at Summer Stretch!!

 - John and Ruth

Summer Stretch 2016 Agenda and List of what to bring