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Dear Friends in Ministry,

I would like to thank you for your participation, support and friendship over the past years I have been employed with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Prince Albert. God has blessed me with many opportunities, memories and moments shared with good people like you!

It is with both sadness and great joy, that I share the news – as of May 16th, I will be leaving my position of 11 years with the Diocese of Prince Albert and the Office of Youth Ministry.

In mid-July, I will be moving to Ottawa with my family to study for the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Saskatoon at Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Seminary. We plan to be there for about 3 years before returning back to Saskatchewan.

If you would like to contact me, or stay in touch, feel free to reach me through my private email: wdungen@gmail.com, or reach me on my cell phone 306-960-7789, until I have an Ottawa number.

Again, I thank you for all you have done and shared in my ministry over the years. I ask for your continued prayers, as I embark on this new chapter in following Christ’s call to “follow him.” May God bless you, your family and your ministry.

If you have any specific youth ministry needs, continue to use youth@padiocese.ca, and someone within the Diocese of Prince Albert will respond after I am gone.

Your brother in Christ,

Warren Dungen, Director

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Saint John Bosco Wilderness Camp (At Zeden Lake located in the Narrow Hills Provincial Park)  What are your summer plans?  Looking for an exciting new adventure?  St. John Bosco Wilderness Camp is a summer camp for youth ages 8-17.  The focus at camp is having fun learning and living in the outdoors.  Youth and teens enjoy activities such as canoeing, swimming, archery, wide-games, hiking, orienteering, nature lore, and liturgy.  Campers have the opportunity to experience wilderness travel and camping making lifelong friends and developing a new appreciation for God and nature.  Various programs are offered, including hiking and canoeing overnight camping trips.  For more information and registration form, visit: www.johnboscocamp.com or call us at 306-978-0019.

This year, we would like to invite youth and young adults (ages 13 – 25) to take part in up to 3 exciting events taking place:

  1. Chrism Mass – Sat April 12 @Sacred Heart Cathedral from 11am-1pm
  2. Starv-a-thon – Sat/Sun April 12+13 @Rivier Academy from 4pm-4pm
  3. Annual Youth Seder Meal – Sun April 13 @ St. Joseph Church from 4pm-8pm

The Chrism Mass at the Cathedral is open to EVERYONE followed by a FREE lunch. This might be an easy way to grab lunch before the fasting begins at the next event.

So, if you wish, there are 3 great events: the Chrism Mass, the Starv-athon, and the Seder Meal! You might choose 1 or all 3. The first 2 are free and the final is $12 per person.  All this information and necessary forms are available for download below!

ALL registration forms are DUE Monday, April 8, 2013. Participants must bring their completed Appendix 11C’s and Pledge Forms at, or before arrival to the event.

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FORM Downloads:

 

National Evangelization Team - Diocese of Prince Albert

The National Evangelization Team (NET) Team #1 will be in our Diocese from Feb 4-19, 2014.

If you would like to offer your home to host N.E.T. for overnight accommodations for this year or in the future, please contact Warren 306.922.4747 x 235.  If you would like to have N.E.T come to your parish or school next year, please contact the Office of Youth Ministry and get on the list.   Email your interest to: youth@padiocese.ca 

 

Team Schedule:

  • Feb 4 – Tues- Arrival with Supper at the Bishop’s (5:30-9:00pm)
  • Feb 5 – Wed- Blaine Lake (5-9pm)
  • Feb 6 – Thurs- NB – JPII grades 8 + 10 (9am-3pm)
  • Feb 7 – Fri- NB – ND/St. Mary Schools (9am-3pm)
  • Feb 8 – Sat- TEAM DAY in Cut Knife
  • Feb 9 – Sun- Cut Knife (10am-7pm)
  • Feb 10 – Mon- Rosthern (5-9pm)
  • Feb 11 – Tues- Shellbrook (5:30-9:00pm)
  • Feb 12 – Wed- St. Louis (5-9pm)
  • Feb 13 – Thurs – PA – Rivier Academy (9:00am-3:15pm)
  • Feb 14 – Fri- Spiritwood St. Francis School (9am-3pm)
  • Feb 15 – Sat- PA – Music Workshop at St. Michael Parish (10am-9pm)
  • Feb 16 – Sun- Deanery#1 Retreat in Albertville (3-7pm)
  • Feb 17 – Mon- TEAM DAY in Albertville
  • Feb 18 – Tues- Arborfield (7-9pm)
  • Feb 19 – Wed – Departure Day
NET 2014
Encounter Team 1
Back L-R: Sean Roche – Medicine Hat, AB. Matt Handrahan – Charlottetown, PEI. Graeme Vanden Dungen – Vauxhall, AB. Joey Linner – Drayton Valley, AB. Peter Navratil – 150 Mile House, BC. Tim Elliott – Paradise, NL.
Front L-R: Amy ten-Bohmer – Chilliwack, BC. Persephanie Mullin – Spruce Grove, AB. Meghan Darling – Saint John, NB. Sara Pellegrino – Grimsby, ON. Rachel Dalcin – Hornepayne, ON. Regina Masters – Pearland, TX, USA

 

If you haven’t already registered for our upcoming Conference for Adult Youth Ministry Leaders in Saskatoon, sponsored by the CCYMN – DO IT!!!


 

CCYMN Conference

 

November 28th, 2013

2013 Advent Calendar from XT3

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XT3.com’s Advent Calendar

It is that time of year again to prepare ourselves for the Nativity of Christ.

Take some time to draw closer to God through prayer and reflection using the great tools on the XT3.com website, or by downloading one of their apps for your mobile device. Even if you just commit to 3 minutes a day leading up to Christmas, you will be so surprised how much more meaningful the Incarnation will be to you (and those around you)!

 

 

Catechism in a year

Support our Tanzania Mission – Buy a Sobey’s or Co-op Gift Card!

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Download the form here and return form/cash to the:

Diocese of Prince Albert,
1415 – 4 Ave West, Prince Albert, SK S6V5H1
or call 306.922.4747 ext.235 to reserve a card.

 

 

Come help us raise money for the Mission to Tanzania in the summer of 2013 with our Black Tie Dinner. The evening includes a three course dinner, fantastic live music featuring St Mary High School Jazz Band and charity auction full of great prizes. Cash Bar. It will take place at 6:30pm at St. Mary High School in Prince Albert. Tickets are $35.00 at the diocesan center and St. Mary High School at the front desk. Call Kayleigh Skomoroski at 306-940-8894 for more information.

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