Melbourne News

Annual AOY Gala attracts Catholic youth from across Melbourne

Thursday 28 February 2019

Media and Communications Office
Over 250 youth ministers representing the majority of the 60 youth groups and 42 young adult groups from parishes, schools and ecclesiastical communities and ethnic chaplaincies across Melbourne gathered for the 2nd annual Melbourne Archdiocese Youth Ministry Gala held at St Brigid’s Parish Hall in Fitzroy North by the Archdiocesan Office for Youth (AOY) on Wednesday night.

Building the foundations of youth ministry

Monday 25 February 2019

Kath Spencer, AOY
This past weekend saw 50 new youth ministers from 22 parishes, schools and community groups come together to spend a weekend building and planning for new youth ministry. The Archdiocesan Office for Youth hosts an annual camp designed for those who are new to youth ministry to teach practical planning skills and to give guidance on how to build a Christ-centered leadership team.

Young men gather to support the next Camino pilgrimage

Monday 25 February 2019

Media and Communications Office 

A group of young men were joined by Archbishop Peter A Comensoli for a barbeque this weekend at the Holy Family Church presbytery in Mount Waverley. Organised by Fr Nicholas Pierce, the night was held in a lead up to this year’s pilgrimage route of the Camino de Santiago which is offered to Catholic young men of Melbourne by the Catholic Vocations Office.