Two weeks to go – Diocese youth in final stage of preparations for Australian Catholic Youth Festival IMAGE MN Youth

Two weeks to go – Diocese youth in final stage of preparations for Australian Catholic Youth Festival

November 18, 2019 Alexander Foster

Youth from around the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle gathered last Saturday 16 November for their second and final Formation Day prior to their pilgrimage to Perth in December for the Australian Catholic Youth Festival (ACYF).

Youth gather in preparation for this year’s Australian Catholic Youth Festival IMAGE MN Youth

Youth gather in preparation for this year’s Australian Catholic Youth Festival

November 01, 2019 Alexander Foster

26 October marked the first Formation Day for the Maitland-Newcastle pilgrims of this year’s Australian Catholic Youth Festival (ACYF), set to take place in Perth between 8 – 10 December.

Fr Rob Galea releases ACYF theme song IMAGE MN Youth

Fr Rob Galea releases ACYF theme song

October 01, 2019 Australian Catholic Bishops Conference

The theme song for the largest gathering of young Catholics in Australia – the Australian Catholic Youth Festival – has just been released.

Bishop’s Award winner feels blessed IMAGE MN Youth

Bishop’s Award winner feels blessed

July 23, 2019 Brooke Robinson

Edward Dolstra is 13 years old and attends Hunter River High School. He was a recipient last year of a Bishop’s Award after being nominated for his commitment to the life of his parish.

Following the call IMAGE MN Youth

Following the call

June 28, 2019 Brooke Robinson

It is hard to follow the call to be Christian if you are doing it alone.

Sacred@Seven is under new management IMAGE MN Youth

Sacred@Seven is under new management

April 17, 2019 Brooke Robinson

A room filled with young people is not usually silent. However, at Sacred@Seven (S@S), this is what sets it apart. Young people are sitting or kneeling; eyes closed in reflection and prayer. Soft music fills the church, and the centre point is a monstrance holding the most precious thing to a Catholic: The Blessed Sacrament.    

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Get involved in the Australian Catholic Youth Festival!

April 11, 2019 Brooke Robinson

Australian youth are being encouraged to listen to what the Spirit is saying at a festival with great speakers, inspiring music, and engaging discussions in Perth this December.

Pope Francis declares to youth: Christ is Alive!  IMAGE MN Youth

Pope Francis declares to youth: Christ is Alive!

April 03, 2019 Brooke Robinson

Pope Francis has just released his apostolic exhortation titled Christus Vivit (Christ is alive).