Events

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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Ready for siLENT?

 

 

“May we try to listen and be silent in order to make space for the beauty of God” – Pope Francis.

Million Minutes is again encouraging us all to have some time in silence during Lent, to focus better on the things that matter, and to raise money to support young people who don’t have a voice. You and your students or youth group members can take take part in lots of different ways, at any time right up to Easter.

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NYS resources are for life, not just for this Sunday!

 

So – I imagine by now, even the most laid-back of you have finished all your preps for National Youth Sunday – but don’t forget that the new website will still be there after 24 November, and its resources are valuable all year round.

Take another look and keep going back – there will be material to help you in so many situations – like the video above from Robert Madu.

Have a great National Youth Sunday 2019!

 

 

 

Fundraiser launched on NYS hopes to bring Christus Vivit to life around UK

On the Feast of Christ the King, National Youth Sunday, the Synod Fruits project launches its first fundraiser to help bring Pope Francis’s message from Christus Vivit to life in exhibitions offered to Cathedrals around the country.

The team at Synod Fruits hope funds raised will enable them to exhibit portraits of twelve young  saints, paired with extracts from Christus Vivit, in Cathedrals and city centre churches around the country in a bid to bring the richness of Pope Francis’s message to more people. The portraits were created by young Catholic artist John Paul de Quay.

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Compass ‘School of Discernment’ for young adults – July 2019

 

We’re all thinking more about the importance of discernment since the Synod, and this summer, Compass is leading a summer school from Monday 22 – Friday 26 July 2019, to help young Catholic adults find their true path to living life joyfully and faithfully.

The event will be held at Maryvale Institute, Birmingham, and it’s open to people aged 18-35. The cost for full board for the five day event is £150, and bursaries are available.

Visit the Compass website

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Was Panama too far? Save 20% on tickets for WYD@Home!

World Youth Day in Panama was amazing – but many of us joust couldn’t be there to soak up that inspirational atmosphere. You and your group can still get that uplifting WYD experience at WYD@Home, hosted at Alton Castle from 7-9 June, and with the superearlybird offer, if you hurry, you can save 20% on all types of ticket.

 

Visit the new WYD@Home website to find out more and book.

The inside track on Flame 2019! Got your tickets?

Fr Dominic Howarth, Chair of the Flame core group, and Fr Dermott Donnelly, CYMFed Chair, have more info on Flame 2019, and why it’s going top be a great event to bring your young people to.

 

The CYMFed Flame Congress is now just 8 weeks away, on 2nd March 2019, at Wembley Arena. Many parishes and school groups have already booked tickets for their young people to enjoy this amazing celebration of Catholic faith, in a vibrant atmosphere, full of joy, with content presented in a way which resonates for young people.

 

If your parish or school has not yet booked, there is still time, and we – as organisers – will make it as easy as possible for you. We are bringing groups ourselves, and so we will hopefully offer you all the practical information you need as you prepare to travel to Wembley, and a memorable and inspiring day when you get there.

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Flame 2019: Call for 60 second videos

 

The CYMFed Flame 2019 team will have more exciting news about the line-up of speakers very soon, but right now, they’re offering young people the opportunity to talk about the theme for 2019 – SIGNIFICANCE – in short videos. A selection will be shown in the arena during Flame, and all videos submitted will be posted on the CYMFed website after the event. Read more

Can’t get to Panama? Do WYD@Home!

Excitement is building for WYD2019 – but Panama just isn’t do-able for many of us. But if you want the WYD vibe without the big journey and the cost, what about World Youth Day @ Home?

 

The Youth Services of the Dioceses of Leeds, Salford, Shrewsbury and the Archdiocese of Birmingham have come together to create a weekend festival from 7-9 June 2019, hosted at Alton Castle. It will be celebrating all things WYD, but much closer to home.

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