PARISH YOUTH MINISTRY

The Parish Youth Ministry is part of Diocesan Young Catholics, which assists communities in their Catholic ministry with young people.

The Diocesan Young Catholics team offers a range of opportunities for young people, including:

  • Confirmation programme offered every year (approx. March – August) for anyone Year 10 and over
  • Junior Youth Group (Years 7 – 9) meets fortnightly on Fridays during the school term, 7 – 8:30pm
  • Senior Youth Group (Years 10 – 13) began with a Quiz Night in October at the Diocesan Centre
  • Camps and retreats run regularly throughout the Diocese and beyond, including Jesus 4 Real, Passionist Youth Retreats, and SetFree Youth Festival.
  • Youth Coordinator: Kathleen Field
    • Phone: 06 350 3824; Mobile: 021 509 436
    • Email: kfield@pndiocese.org.nz
  • Tertiary and Young Adult Minister: Nick Wilson
    • Mobile: 021 822 814
    • Email: nwilson@pndiocese.org.nz
  • Te Ahi Kaa – the Hearth Place (Young Adult Community House) Co-ordinators: Georgia Collins and Tausilia McClutchie)
    • Phone: 06 358 9669; Mobile: 021 811 148
  • Young Parent and Family Co-ordinator: Melissa Gairdner
    • Mobile: 021 504 599
    • Email: mgairdner@pndiocese.org.nz

Visit our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/DiocesanYoungCatholics to see photos of events and stay connected with youth ministry in the Palmerston North Diocese.