Welcome to the Diocesan Youth Service website!

 Here you can find out what’s going on in the Diocese for young people, upcoming events & pilgrimages and news about the Ignite Team.

Mysterium: An Easter Triduum Retreat, 
Open to young adults aged 18 - 35.

The Easter Triduum is the highpoint of the Christian Year.  The Mass of the Lord’s Supper, the Solemn liturgy of Good Friday and the Easter Vigil form one liturgical celebration spread across three days.  Work and the commitments of life mean that for many people attendance at all three of these celebrations is not always practical.  For Easter 2018 the Ignite Youth Mission Team is delighted to be able to offer the Mysterium retreat. During the retreat we will journey through the Easter Triduum as a community of young adults in the intimate surroundings of Dowry House, Walsingham.  The retreat will begin at 3pm on Holy Thursday and conclude with lunch on Easter Sunday. To book your place please click the link here. More details to follow soon…


World Youth Day Panama 2019 Book Online Here

Ignite Lite

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Ignite Lite is made up of young Catholics aged 16 - 30 who are seeking to grow in their faith.  Members of the group are invited to come and help at various events run by the full-time Ignite Team around the Diocese if available, several times a year there are weekend retreats with times of practical training in leadership and ministry along with time for reflection, prayer and fellowship.  The next training weekend will take place from the 8th - 10th of September and is free of charge with food and accommodation provided.  Further updates are available on the Ignite facebook page.
 
If you would like to become a member of the Ignite Lite team, application forms are available to download as PDF or Word
 
 Have any questions?  Email us at igniteteam@rcdea.org.uk

The East Anglia Diocesan Youth Service provides opportunities for young people to , to grow in their relationship with God and their involvement in the Church.

We aim to encourage,  resource and empower the whole Church to walk alongside young people sharing the Gospel message. We are responsible for helping parishes work with their young people, enabling them to engage with the wider Catholic Church.

Our coordinator is available to offer advice, support and resources to parishes and deaneries that are looking to begin or develop its work with young people.

There are many opportunities for young people to get involved in events, projects, pilgrimages and individual sessions that we run throughout the year.

We also run training events for parishes and those involved as Confirmation catechists or youth group leaders.

Director of Youth Services: Hamish MacQueen 

The Youth Office is at The White House, 21 Upgate, Poringland, Norwich, Norfolk, NR14 7SH.

Tel. 01508 486236
Fax: (01508) 495358 
Email: dys@east-angliadiocese.org.uk

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