May 2018

Register your groups by 11th June for Adoremus Youth

As part of Adoremus, the National Eucharistic Congress being held in Liverpool in September 2018, a youth event is taking place on Saturday 8th June, at the Echo Arena near the famous Liverpool waterfront. This will be a superb day,  with over 1000 young people from all over the UK gathered to explore the theme ‘I am the Bread of Life’, and enjoy music, activities and each other’s company. Read more

Teachers’ Retreat with David Wells: July 2018

A retreat is a wonderful way to end a term, and it’s great to see one specially for teachers. The Briars in Matlock, Derbyshire, is offering a retreat from 6th – 8th July 2018,  led by the superb David Wells, who many of you will know from Flame congresses.

It’s going to be a hugely popular event, so contact them ASAP if you’d like to go. Email or phone 01773 852 044


‘Trust the Road’: Preparing young people for life after school

The end of the summer term is on the horizon, bringing a time of change for many young people face as they leave or move school. ‘Trust the Road’, by Fr David O’Malley SDB, is a compact and highly useful book from Don Bosco Publications,  that aims to guide them through the changes and choices they face, and offer a map for the road ahead. It’s composed of thought-provoking scenarios from contemporary life that can be read by individuals, or used as a basis for discussion and activities in schools and youth groups. Read more

Flame 2019 – Online booking now OPEN!

The Flame Congress gets bigger and even more amazing very time, so you really don’t want to miss Flame2019.  Held again at the SSE Arena, Wembley, on 2nd March 2019, Flame2019 is likely to attract 10,000 young people from around the country, and is aimed primarily at school years 10-13.

The new online booking system is now open, and booking early gets you a cheaper Earlybird price, and seats nearest to the action, Over 3,500 tickets have been booked in the first week,  so get on it now! Book on the CYMFed website.

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