Youth Week in the diocese

20Apr

 Youth Week 2024

from Sat 20th to Fri 26th April

 

The Diocese of Kerry are delighted to announce the upcoming celebration of Youth Week 2024, a dynamic initiative to encourage engagement with young people .  An invitation is extended to all  parishes  to reach out  to young people and  create opportunities for them to deepen their connection with the parish. This initiative is aimed at teenagers and young adults.

 

Possible Actions

Parish Liturgy – youth participation in the Sunday liturgy/Youth Mass/choir/music

Sacred Space –prepared by young people in the  church for Youth Week

Pilgrimage – pilgrimage or walk in the  local area

Fundraiser – cake sale etc.

Care of the Environment -Beach or green area cleanup or plant a tree

The Letter–      Host a showing of the film ‘The Letter’ for young people

Time Capsule – What it is like to be a young person in 2024

 

How to Get Involved

Collaborate- Work through Parish Priest and Parish Pastoral Council and adult volunteers to  plan engaging, manageable activities for Youth Week

Pastoral Area Initiative:  Parishes may decide to coordinate activities at pastoral area level,

Safeguarding measures –  Ensure compliance with  diocesan policy and practice. queries to Jacklyn McCarthy, Director of Safeguarding

Contact- send details of your event to be included in our social media

 

DOK TV: We will be having a live  broadcast highlighting the events during Youth  Week , If you would like to be included – contact us at  youthweek@dioceseofkerry.ie