Youth Ministry & Young Adult Initiatives
“Quo Vadis” is a Catholic Zoom Series for Young Adults aged 18 – 35 and provides a space where young adults can journey together in their faith.
Join us for our new series, “The Chosen”.
“Created outside of the Hollywood system, The Chosen allows us to see Jesus through the eyes of those who knew him. No matter where you are at in your journey with Jesus Christ, this show is for you.”
Join us for an episode of the acclaimed series, and discussion afterwards, Wed 2 Feb – 30 March: 8.00 – 9.15pm.
Registration is essential: Click here
The Bible in a Year
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.
To the Heights:
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 YM 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 Youth Ministry 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!
Advent & Christmas
Game Changers (Saints & Heroes)
Sr Clare Crockett Resource Pack
Prayer with the heart
The Liturgical Year
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!
Ascend YM: Logo and Vision
Youth 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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