New Facebook group for talking Catholic Youth Ministry

Catholic Youth Ministry organisations have responded to the turmoil of the past few months by creating online discussions and opportunities for learning, which have been appreciated by everyone who took part. Now, a new online Facebook community has been created through a collaboration by Million Minutes, CYMFed and other Catholic organisations titled Catholic Youth Ministry in England and Wales, to continue and develop on those discussions. Read more

New programme to help secondary schools support student wellbeing

Quo Vadis, a new programme from Kenelm Youth Trust (KYT) aims to equip secondary schools to support the mental health and wellbeing of their students.

KYT will train and support school staff in delivering their 12-session Catholic mental health resource, and guiding students in using the accompanying journal, facilitate Mental Health First Aid training, and provide mentoring training for staff and peer mentors in schools. Read more

New Award celebrates young people’s response to COVID crisis

In this year when so many have faced tremendous challenges, Million Minutes has added a new category to its Celebrating Young People Awards, with the support of Cardinal Nichols. The Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati Award will enable schools, parishes and communities to recognise the amazing actions of young people (aged 11-25) in their communities in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Read more

CYMFed’s online talks by global youth ministry experts begin on 15 July

‘The God who speaks in a digital world’, the first of a series of online talks for the youth ministry community, will be streamed live on YouTube by the Catholic Youth Ministry Federation (CYMFed) at 11:00am on Wednesday 15 July 2020.  Father Michel Remery, national youth chaplain for Luxembourg, will talk about the Church’s embrace of modern technology in recent months and its importance in this Year of the Word. Watch it here.

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New date for Flame

The next Flame youth gathering will now take place on Saturday 19 March 2022 at the SSE Arena, Wembley- so save the date now!

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