Events for Young Adults in the Diocese
Join us for our next Encounter night in St John’s Church, Parnell Street, Waterford in the Autumn (date to be confirmed!) What can you expect? A great talk, music and a time of prayer with other young adults, followed by refreshments and chat afterwards! Free admission! For more info contact email@example.com or ring / text (085) 8623704 or to receive information about this and future events sign up here
Ministry for women aged 18-50. Join us at Holy Family Mission, Glencomeragh for Rosary @ 7.30pm, Mass @ 8pm followed by tea/coffee and lots of chat and sisterhood! For more info contact Shauna @ 087 137 8364
(Cherished evenings will resume on September 5th)
“Get Used to Different”: A Weekend Retreat inspired by The Chosen TV Series.
Ages 18+. September 30th – October 2nd. Glencomeragh House, Kilsheelan, Co. Tipperary. Watch & reflect on Season 1 Episodes together | Daily Mass | Rosary | Adoration | Hike | Confession | Healing Service | Full Board Accommodation €195
To book your place contact (052) 6133181 or email firstname.lastname@example.org | For more info on the retreat contact 087 4042784 or email@example.com
Diocese of Waterford & Lismore Youth Pilgrimage to Medjugorje: August 3rd – 10th, €725, flying from Dublin. Open to those aged 16 – 35.
For more info / to book a place contact: Roisin 083 3002123 / Annmarie 086 4572353 / Declan 083 4865213
For Expression of Interest forms click here
Deadline for Booking 1st July. Deadline for full payment 15th July.
Other Events to Check Out!
Ascend Resource Packs (To the Heights)
To the Heights is our Weekly Diocesan Youth Newsletter, with Gospel-themed resources, music, apps, testimonies, challenges and more… Why not start a “To the Heights” Club, using the resource pack each week!
Ascend Weekly Resource:
Check out our newest weekly resource. Use it in RE classes, with youth groups or in your own home! Check out the suggested activities, questions to reflect on, video and music content, Scripture links and prayer ideas too! Just follow the hyperlinks to access the videos and music!
Check out our other Ascend YM resources in the drop-down menu below!
Ascend Resources (by category):
Download our resource packs:
All our resources are available to download as pdfs in the sections below to use with your youth group / RE class. Follow the hyperlinked text to access the videos and music associated with the resource packs!
Sr Clare Crockett Resource Pack
"The Chosen" Resource Pack
- Episode 1: https://watch.angelstudios.com/thechosen/watch?vid=S1:E1
- Episode 2: https://watch.angelstudios.com/thechosen/watch?vid=S1:E2
- Episode 3: https://watch.angelstudios.com/thechosen/watch?vid=S1:E3
- Episode 4: https://watch.angelstudios.com/thechosen/watch?vid=S1:E4
- Episode 5: https://watch.angelstudios.com/thechosen/watch?vid=S1:E5
- Episode 6: https://watch.angelstudios.com/thechosen/watch?vid=S1:E6
- Episode 7: https://watch.angelstudios.com/thechosen/watch?vid=S1:E7
- Episode 8: https://watch.angelstudios.com/thechosen/watch?vid=S1:E8
Game Changer Series (Saints & Heroes)
Prayer with the heart
Prayer Space Posters
Advent & Christmas
Lent / Easter / Pentecost
Are you tired of being bored? Frustrated? Feeling restless?
Join with Holy Family Mission in association with Ascend Youth Ministry for REVIVE for a live stream event for young people on www.holyfamilymission.ie With music, prayer and time for sharing how God has worked in our lives!
Check back here for upcoming dates.
At a time when the outside world has stopped, come to revive your life! Click here to learn more!
Check out the Bible in a Year with Fr Mike Schmitz!
The Bible in a Year Podcast from Ascension Press guides Catholics through the Bible in 365 daily episodes, providing commentary, reflection, and prayer along the way. This podcast has been number one in the US since the beginning of the New Year! 1) Read the ENTIRE Bible; 2) Feel more confident about your understanding of Scripture; 3) Experience the transformative power of God’s Word in your daily life; 4) Start seeing the world through the lens of Scripture. Note that some readings contain adult themes and may not be suitable for children.
Youth & Young Adult Ministry Officer:
Nodlaig Lillis is a native of Ballindangan Parish in the Cloyne Diocese and has been involved in youth ministry for over 20 years. She is a qualified English and Religious Education teacher, with over 19 years’ experience teaching in Doneraile, Co. Cork. Nodlaig also has a Diploma in New Evangelisation and Youth Ministry, as well as a Certificate in Studies in Catechism of the Catholic Church from Maryvale Institute. Her experience in parish ministry includes serving as Extraordinary Minister of the Eucharist and of the Word, delivery of Sacramental Preparation Programmes for Children and their parents, Music Ministry, Youth 2000 Prayer Group leader, and Parish Web design and Social media. A former Munster Regional Leader with Youth 2000, Nodlaig was very also involved in the areas of Music Coordination and PR. She worked for four years on “Teen SpiriT: A Celebration of Teen Talent and Christian Faith” in the Kerry Diocese, and for the past ten years has worked extensively with Summer Faith Camps in Ardmore, Dungarvan and Tramore, as well as in the Cloyne, Limerick and Kerry Dioceses, including the online Campa Mhuire Mháthair in July and December 2020.
The Youth Ministry Office is located in St John’s Pastoral Centre, John’s Hill, Waterford City
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