Youth

Exploring Christus Vivit – Making room for the Young Church

Editor Gerard Gallagher explains how ‘Exploring Christus Vivit’ features an international group of writers examining key themes in Pope Francis’ 2019 apostolic exhortation

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Castlerea Community School – All Ireland Winners 2019

Castlerea Community School were the winners of the 2019 All Ireland Schools Public Speaking Competition organised by the Order of the Knights of St Columbanus.

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Killina Presentation School Tullamore – All Ireland Finals 2019

Killina were joint runners up in the 2019 All Ireland Schools Public Speaking Competition organised by the Knights of St Columbanus.

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St Joseph’s College Garbally – All Ireland Finals 2019

Garbally were joint runners up in the 2019 All Ireland Schools Public Speaking Competition organised by the Knights of St Columbanus.

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The counter-cultural message the Church needs to offer

Archbishop Eamon Martin on offering an often counter-cultural message to the world “in which young people drown and are being suffocated…” 

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What is your greatest takeaway from Synod 2018?

Archbishop Eamon Martin – “How can I bring more of these talented, articulate, faith-filled young people into the daily life and decision-making roles within the Church at home”

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“We need missionaries for life now more than ever…”

At a press briefing during #Synod2018 Archbishop Eamon Martin reflects on the way forward for the Church after the repeal of the 8th Amendment.

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Helping young people in their pursuit of holiness …

Deborah Castellano Lubov, Vatican Corr for Zenit gives us an overview of #Synod2018 and how the active involvement of young people made it unique.

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“I feel I have to be an ambassador for the Synod…”

Archbishop Eamon Martin says he needs “the help of our young people” to bring the experience of the joy and life at #Synod2018 home to the Irish Church.

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Bringing Synod2018 back home

Archbishop Eamon Martin and Bishop Donal McKeown look forward to bringing the message and the method of the Synod back home to young people.

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Insights from Synod 2018

Archbishop Eamon Martin shares how the Synod has heard about the challenges facing young people around the world.

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Hearing from Youth Auditors at Synod 2018

Jonathan Lewis from USA and Percival Holt from India reflect on their experience of attending Synod 2018

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Altar Servers Club – Naas Parish

In this video shown at WMOF2018, we get a glimpse into the social and spiritual sides of the Altar Servers Club in Naas Parish.

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Designing a Vestment for Pope Francis – Jane Boland

Jane Boland (11), the winner of this Society of Missionary Children competition will greet Pope Francis at Dublin airport.

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Preparing the Teen’s programme for WMOF2018

Dermot Kelly talks to WMOF TV about the activities that are planned for the Teen Global Village in the RDS during WMOF2018.

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To be fair – a message for young voters

Bishop Kevin Doran offers young voters some food for thought ahead of the upcoming referendum on the 8th amendment

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Matt Maher at Fortify Youth Ministry Conference

Interview with the inspirational Matt Maher who gave a music workshop along with a concert at the recent Fortify Youth Ministry Conference in Dublin.

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Young people are called to be active protagonists

Address by Fr Philip Kemmy (Raphoe Diocese) at the Fortify Youth Ministry Conference which took place in Dublin on 10 June 2017.

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Alpha Ireland at Fortify Youth Ministry Conference

Peter Rigney gives a 3 minute pitch about Alpha Ireland at the Fortify conference which took place in Dublin on 10th June 2017.

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Fortify Youth Conference – Fr Brendan Kilcoyne

Fr Brendan Kilcoyne gives a warm, witty and powerful address about youth ministry at the Fortify Conference on 10th June 2017.

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Nothing is Impossible – Advent Reflection for Youth

A short reflection for young people inspired by the readings for the third week of Advent (Year A). Further resources are now available on www.liturgyritualprayer.com

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Final Mass at World Youth Day 2016

Wendy Grace reports for Aid to the Church in Need on the final Mass at World Youth Day 2016 in Krakow celebrated by Pope Francis.

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Prayer Vigil at World Youth Day 2016

Wendy Grace reports for Aid to the Church in Need on the Prayer Vigil at World Youth Day 2016 attended by over 1 million pilgrims.

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Way of the Cross at World Youth Day 2016

Wendy Grace reports on the powerful Way of the Cross service at WYD 2016 which featured various church groups including Aid to the Church in Need.

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