The upcoming Year of Youth calls the entire Church to accompany young people as maturing disciples from school to young adulthood, to help them find their place in the Church and the world.
It calls young people to be more involved in their faith community, to grow in understanding and expressing who they are as the Church of today and tomorrow. The Year of Youth also coincides with the 10th anniversary of World Youth Day 2008 in Sydney.
In December the Australian Catholic Youth Festival will officially launch the Year of Youth. The festival, established by the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference, is a national gathering of Catholic young people. Read More >
Bishop Robert McGuckin
Bishop of Toowoomba – May 2017