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

2022 Activities You Can Join!

Young Adults and Youth Monthly (YAY) Gathering

  • What: Meet other young people through connection, conversation and celebration of faith! This is a diocesan-wide event that fosters interconnection between parishes. 
  • When: 4th Sunday of each month!
  • Where: Ryan Community Centre (Morindo Dr, Kirwan QLD 4817)
  • Who: Yr 10-12s (Youth) & 18yrs-30yrs (Young Adults). Anyone, in any stage of their faith journey, can join!
  • Theme: Each month the theme changes. They are; Relationships Matter, Your Spiritual Journey Matters, Jesus Matters, Others Matter and Good Leadership Matters.
    • This month (August) the theme is LEADERSHIP MATTERS! 

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:
    • Online starts 23rd August (7 pm – 8 pm)
    • In-person 24th August (6 pm – 7 pm)
  • Where: Zoom OR Diocesan Youth Office ( 270 Stanley Street, Townsville City, 4810)
  • Who: Yr 10 - 12 & 18 - 25 year olds 

Ignite Conference 

  • What: Ignite Conference is four incredible days of faith, formation and worship, inspiring workshops, and powerful spiritual moments to deepen faith and friendships! A diocesan group will be taken!
  • When: 21st - 27th September (22 - 25 September 2022)
  • Where: Brisbane
  • Who: High school students (High School Ministry) & 18 year olds to 30 year olds (Young Adult Ministry)
  • Theme: THE MOMENT 
Link to Ignite Conference Webpage. 
'The Moment' Theme Trailer. 
Register Your Interest! 

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

Youth Groups

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

Social Justice Groups

YCS (Young Christian Students)

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

Mob.: 0472 576 468


Diocesan Youth Ministry Worker

Isabella Melara

Ph: 4726 3261


Email Enquiry Youth




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