Catholic Townsville Diocese Youth Ministry encourages, empowers & supports all young people to be the heart, head & hands of Christ. 

2023 Activities You Can Join!

Alpha Youth Series

  • What: Engaging video series with deep conversations about spirituality, life, and God. It is an 8-week series with an awesome weekend trip away!
  • When:
    • Term 2
    • Term 3
  • Where: At schools In and around Townsville
  • Who: Yr 10 - 12 

Alpha Life Essentials 

  • What: A chance for young adults to talk about the real topics and discussions about life 
  • When: Sundays 3 PM
  • Where: JCU Saints Catholic College, Chapel (Above the Dining Hall)
  • Who: Uni Students & young adults (all are welcome)

Ignite Conference 2023

  • What: A powerful and immersive 'mountain-top' experience, a conference for thousands of young Catholics across Queensland to join together and experience incredible workshops, Mass, keynote speakers, Adoration, prayer and worship. Join the Townsville Diocesan group for an incredible journey of faith, friendship and excitement. 
  • When:
    • 21st - 24th September 2023 
    • Our group will leave Townsville /Mt Isa on Wednesday 20th and return Tuesday 26th. 
  • Where: St Laurence's College, South Brisbane
  • Who: Yr 9-12, & 18-30 yrs, teachers and supervisors
  • Estimated Cost $1000 (Some communities offer fundraising, check with your school and local parish)

To provide young people with different opportunities on a diocesan level that empower, encourage and support them. 

Youth Groups

Kirwan - Ryan Parish Youth Group
Cranbrook - Holy Spirit Youth Group
Mount Isa - Catholics in Action Youth Group (C.I.A.)
Charters Towers - Columba Youth Group

Social Justice Groups


YCS (Young Christian Students)

Laudato Si’

Catholic Townsville Diocese Youth Ministry also participates in the wider Catholic Faith through Ignite Conference, Australian Catholic Youth Festival and World Youth Day, which enriches and deepens young people's faith through gathering at a national and international level.

Social Media 

Instagram: @catholicyouthtownsville

Facebook: Catholic Youth Townsville Diocese

Spotify: catholicyouthtsv

Youth Ministry Contacts

Diocesan Youth Ministry Worker 

Young Christian Students (YCS)

Gabby Tait

Ph: 4726 3263

Diocesan Youth Ministry Worker

Isabella Melara

Ph: 4726 3261

Email Enquiry Youth




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