High School Youth Ministry

Hello and welcome to the High School Youth Ministry Page. Here you will find out about upcoming events and opportunities.

We are in the process of forming a Youth Leadership Team. Youth Leadership Team is a leadership group that hosts events for middle school and high school teens. If you are interested in this opportunity, please fill out the form and return it to the Faith Formation Office. 


We have a High School Music Group that performs once a month. This usually takes place at the 10:30 am Mass. Practice takes place at 9:40 am the day of the event. If you have an interest please join us! The next date for the High School Music Group is Sunday, October 21st at 10:30 am. All are welcome!



Are you a junior or a senior? Are you interested in learning more about yourself and your faith life? TEC retreat might be the opportunity for you. TEC is a retreat for juniors and seniors. There are five locations throughout the archdiocese that host TEC.                                              

Dates Location Registration Deadline
November 10-12, 2018 Dubuque October 26, 2018
November 17-19, 2018 Cedar Rapids November 2, 2018
January 26-28, 2019 Bellevue January 11, 2019
March 2-4, 2019 Dyersville  February 15, 2019
April 6-8, 2019 Calmar March 22, 2019

Check out the Archdiocesan website to find more information and to register at www.dbqarch.org/tec



NCYC 2019 is quickly approaching. The National Catholic Youth Conference occurs every other year in Indianapolis. The dates are November 21-24, 2019. It is a gathering of 23,000 youth and chaperons from across the nation. NCYC is open to all 9th-12th grade students. We need to know an estimate of how many people we are bringing to NCYC by December 2018. If you would like to attend, please email Marcy at dbq060ym@dbqarch.org.


Every summer we take a service trip. Summer of 2019 we will go to David, Kentucky July 21-27 to work with St. Vincent Mission doing home repair projects. If you would like to learn more about St. Vincent check out their website at  https://www.stvincentmission.org/. Contact Marcy if you are interested in this opportunity. Look for more information as the new year approaches.