What is this collaboration between Notre Dame, St. Isaac Jogues and Hinsdale’s Young Life.

Is Young Life a Catholic organization?

Young Life is not a Catholic organization. It is a Christ-centered ministry that helps kids know Jesus, grow in their faith and serve Him.

Do I have to be Catholic to go to St Isaac and Notre Dame youth meetings and events?

You do not have to be Catholic – the meetings and events at St. Isaac’s and Notre Dame are open to ALL young people.

What are Wyldife events? Who sponsors/runs the Wyldlife events?

Wyldlife is for 6, 7 & 8 grade youth.  What is it?  Wyldlife is ministry centered around helping young people grow in their relationship with Jesus. Gatherings are a combination of faith and fun.
Wyldlife meetings/events will be hosted both by St. Isaac’s/Notre Dame and Young Life.

Can a Catholic attend Young Life meetings?

Yes! All are welcome!

If events/meetings are at St Isaac’s and/or Notre Dame, are these events Catholic based?

Events/meetings at St Isaac’s/Notre Dame will lean into Catholic teachings and practices, i.e. apologetics, Adoration etc. with the end goal for youth to develop a better understanding of who Jesus is and grow into a deeper relationship with Him.

Can my teen attend/join the Young Life events only?


Can my teen attend/join the St. Isaac’s and Notre Dame events only?