Parish: St Peter's
Group name: St Peter's Youth Group
This group (aged 13-30) has a spirituality evening after 5:30pm Mass on the first Sunday of every month. The evening includes a guest speaker discussing relevant faith issues for young people and small discussion groups afterwards. Also, on every last Friday of the month, the group has a social event such as a games night or movie night to build strong friendships within the St Peter's youth community.
Contact: Stephanie Lillis - 0438 567 054 / email@example.com
Box Hill / Surrey Hills
Parish: Our Lady of Perpetual Succour
Group name: Catholic Chinese Community Youth Group
Hello 你好! Our Youth Group is a passionate group of young Chinese (ages 18-35) of different personalities and backgrounds. We aim to create an environment for young people to grow together in their relationship with God and one another and harness young people’s gifts, energy and passion into the joyful service of others. We hold a variety of activities both within and outside of the parish. Some of our events include: prayer nights (Praise and Worship/Taize style), fundraising events, youth mass, social activities, volunteering, youth camp and many more. Regardless of your background, locality or religion, our Youth Group is constantly welcoming new members! Please do not hesitate to contact Margaret for further enquiries.
Contact: Parish - 9890 7798 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Braybrook and Maidstone
Parish/es: Our Lady's Maidstone and Christ the King Braybrook
Group name: OLCK Youth
OLCK Youth is a group of young people (aged 16 to 35) from the parishes of Our Lady’s (Maidstone) and Christ the King (Braybrook) who meet on a regular basis to socialise and share their faith. Come and join us. Everyone is welcome! Our Mission: In OLCK Youth we aim to bring young people together to grow in faith by participating actively while having fun. Take the step...join us on the journey...we are the future of the Church.
Contact: William Chu on 9317 9298 / email@example.com / www.olck.org.au
Parish: Christ The King, Braybrook
Group name: Shalom Youth Group
This Charismatic youth group meets every Thursday night at 7.30pm in the local parish hall (65-67 Churchill Avenue, Braybrook). The group does praise and worship and celebrates Mass together every last Thursday of the month. There are talks, group discussions, and activities. The group is open to all youth from the western suburbs.
Contact: Silvia Linares - 0425 861 945 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Parish: Our Lady Help of Christians
Group name: Adoremus Youth Group
Adoremus is a community of young Catholic individuals journeying together in faith. We provide a safe place in which a deep and intimate relationship with God may be encountered. At the heart of who we are, we seek to experience and grow in God's love through Charismatic worship and the sharing of our faith. For ages 14-28, we meet 1st/3rd Friday of every month from 7.30PM at 49 Nicholsont St, East Brunswick, 3057.
Contact: Daniel - 0423 106 882 / Annemarie - 0422 677 029 / email@example.com / facebook.com/adoremus12
Parish: St Damian's Parish
A youth group of 15-25 year olds that consists of members that want to learn more about their own faith, discuss issues that relate to a wider community and catch up for a laugh. Run in conjunction with Loyola College.
Contact: Sr Neila - Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Parish: St Benedict's
Group (1): The parish holds a Youth Mass every Sunday at 5.00pm and invites young people to participate in various groups in the parish.
Contact: Fr David Callaghan MGL - 03 9808 2492
Group (2): iSTAND Youth Group
Youth activities for secondary school age, every Friday night (during school terms) at Benedict House 6.30pm.
Contact: YMT Melbourne - 9808 7613 or 0419 103 511 / email@example.com
Group (3): Luke 8 Youth Group
A new youth movement for Years 6, 7 & 8.
Runs every 1st and 3rd Sunday night of the school term from 6.30pm on a Sunday night.
Parish: St Joseph's
Group name: St Joseph's Young Parishioners
Contact: Fr Gregory Pritchard - 9772 2211
Parish: St. Peters, Clayton
Group name: Kephas group
Young Adults Group meets every Wednesday at 7.30pm at St. Peter's Community Centre, Clayton
Contact: Parish office on 9544 1516
Parish: St John the Baptist
Group name: St John the Baptist Youth
Contact: 9481 7333 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Parish: Our Lady's
Group name: Cor Redemptoris Youth Group
Cor Redemptoris welcomes all young people from age 15 to 25 and invites them to learn more about our faith, share prayer time, sing and have fun through social activities. We meet every second and forth Sunday of the month at Good Samaritan Hall (Roxbourgh Park) at 7.00pm.
Contact: Giorgia - 0405 554 814 or Annesley - 0400 813 211/ email@example.com
Parish: Sacred Heart
Group name: Hearts 4 Christ
Created in 2003 by Fr Anthony Denton and a core-group of leaders; H4C is an open, fun, faith-based youth group in the Archdiocese of Melbourne. Welcoming young people (yrs 7-12) from many parishes in our local area, our youth group encourages involvement in activities both within the parish and archdiocese, and has had representatives at the past three World Youth Days. As well as our regular Sunday meetings, we also have a mixed basketball team that plays in competition on Friday nights, and a band that provides music for Sunday Mass and Six30 youth Holy Hour in the city on a Thursday night. We meet every Sunday from 6.30pm - 8.30pm in the Rose Room at Sacred Heart, Croydon, to share our faith, make new friends and enjoy fun and games together in a welcoming environment This year we have a team of eight young adults leading the group, who are dedicated to growing in and sharing the Catholic faith with others!
Contact: Rachel Ewing - 0437 123802
Parish: St Gerard's
Group name: SGYG Awaken! (St Gerard's Youth Group)
SGYG meetings consist of prayer, music, games, socialising and talks on what and why Holy Mother Church teaches what she teaches. The group meets every Tuesday night and starts off with the rosary at 6:45pm in the parish library (the mini-hall opposite the Church, just outside the car park) and concludes with snacks and drinks at 9.00pm. Teenagers and young adults are all welcome
Contact: Michelle Gonsalves - firstname.lastname@example.org
Parish: St Peter Chanel's
Group name: SPC Youth Group
SPC Youth Group is a Catholic Youth Group for young people (aged from Year 7) who are interested in learning more about the Catholic Faith. We meet every Monday evening at the St. Peter Chanel Hall (848 Ballarat Road, Deer Park) between 7pm and 9pm. Our nights begin with games, followed by a time of music and prayer as we pray the Rosary together. Adoration, guest speakers, discussions, bible study, skits and other social activities conclude the night.
Contact: Andrea 0432 725 402 or Natasha 0450 401 912 / email@example.com
Parish: Holy Family
Group name: HFD (Holy Family Doves)
Contact: Jacinta Wright - 0431 516311
Parish: St Therese’s
The group is looking to restart again, all youth from year 7 or higher are invited.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com
Parish: St Mark’s Fawkner
Group name: Salvation Youth Group
Our mission is to bring youth together to have fun and meet others while reigniting the fire of faith within us (fire extinguishers will be provided!). We meet at St Mark's Parish, Fawkner on every 1st and 3rd Sunday of the Month. at 6pm after the 5pm Youth Mass.All teenagers and young adults are welcome. Come along for a fun night and free food!
Contact: Jennifer Ross on firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/groups/salvationyg
Parish/es: Sts John and Francis Xavier
Group name: Bayside Young Disciples
Young people from ages 15-25 are welcome to join. Develop your faith and friendships. Get involved in liturgical, social or outreach events or even the music group. Meets every 2nd Sunday night 6.45- 9.15pm.
Contact: Fr Nicholas Pearce - 9783 3484 / email@example.com
Parish: The Good Shepherd
Group name: Young Disciples: Generation J
J stands for Jesus. The group is made up of young people who participated in the World youth Day in Sydney and are very happy to come together and bring friends over to join the group. Activities include worship, social and charitable services. The youth are also part of the choir.
Contact: Fr Victor Buhagiar - 0414 819 656
Parish: St Mary's Greensborough
Group name: St Mary's Youth Group
Young people from the parish and surrounding area meet every second Sunday of the month after the 5:00pm Mass for discussions on the Catholic faith, community outreach and social activities.
Contact: Wayne - 0402 990 885 firstname.lastname@example.org
Parish: St Anthony's Shrine
Group name: Young Mens Reflection Evening
First Friday every month, any questions or further details please contact.
Contact: Brother Ben Johnson 9819 3775 / email@example.com / www.clubcounterculture.blogspot.com
Parish: St Peter the Apostle
Group name: St Peter's Youth Group
Youth Group is held every Sunday and kicks off at 6.15pm-8.30pm. We welcome any high school aged youth to come and experience prayer, reflection, fun, food and friends.
Contact: Marita Mulquiney - 0418 573 173 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Hoppers Crossing North
Parish: St James the Apostle
Group name: Catholics Seriously Inspired: Hoppers Crossing North (CSI:HCN)
If you are interested in investigating the Catholic faith with other young people in a fun and dynamic setting, come and check out CSI:HCN, a youth group for High School-aged teenagers. We start off with Youth Mass at 6:00pm finishing at 9:00pm (or 5:00pm-8:00pm in non-Daylight Savings Time), followed by food and varied activities including games, prayer and discussion. We meet every Sunday night during the School Term and have an even wider range of activities/outings during our Holiday Programs.
Contact: Red Lusterio - 0457 123 154 / email@example.com
Parish: Catholic Parish of Ivanhoe
Group name: Young Peoples' Group
Looking to restart their previous group, if you are interested, please contact.
Contact: John Costa - 0409 967 207 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Kyneton and Trentham
Parish: Our Lady of the Rosary and St Malachy
Contact: Fr Barry - 5422 1261
Parish: St Mary of the Assumption
Group name: Flame
Flame Youth Group is a vibrant, passionate and spirit filled Catholic group filled with joy, faith, hope and love. Flame is an active group, we meet every week for various activities including praise and worship, bible studies, talks and games. We are also a traveling group and often visit other youth groups, concert, seminars, retreats, etc... Find us on Facebook
Contact: Maryanne - email@example.com
Parish: St Mary's
Group name: MET
The Youth Group holds social activities on Friday and Saturday nights once a month during school terms for young people in years 7 - 9.
Contact: Paul Rate 0419 813 617 and Heidi Kaiser 0432 151 840
Melbourne (Bourke Street)
Parish: St Augustine's
Group name: StAY (St Augustine's Young Adults)
STAY (St Augustine’s Young Adults) was formed in Feb 2009 after World Youth Day 08, Sydney. The young people had returned from WYD 08 inspired by the Holy Spirit and wanted to form a group. A few of us then got together and thought what would that group do? STAY exists for Worship, Fellowship, Discipleship, Service/Ministry, Evangelisation. Some of our activities include Cell Group Meetings, Retreats and Social Gatherings. We have Cell Group meetings every 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month around 12:00pm after Mass at St Augustine.
Contact: Jack Chui - 9614 1722 firstname.lastname@example.org
Melbourne (Cnr Lonsdale and Elizabeth Streets)
Parish: St Francis
Group name: St Francis Youth Choir
The St Francis' Youth Choir invites any interested young people to come along to their rehearsals on Wednesday nights.The choir performs at the 6pm Tertiary Student’s Mass on the first Sunday of each month at St Francis’. Rehearsal time is Wednesday 7pm-9pm.
Contact info: Rhys Arvidson (choir director) 9639 4560/0405 277 853
Melbourne (Monash University - Clayton/Caulfield/Peninsula campuses)
Group name: Catholics on Campus
Catholics on Campus (COC) aims to provide moral, social, cultural and spiritual support for students and staff and to promote mutual understanding among faiths. Our aim and objective is to come together to learn and grow in our faith, in a fun and relaxing environment.
Contact: Richard Houlihan - 0419 386 584 / email@example.com / www.monashcatholics.blogspot.com
Parish: St Patrick’s
Group name: Paddy's (yr 8-yr 12) and The Frassati Young Adult Group (17-35)
The Youth Group holds social activities on Friday and Saturday nights as well as leadership training sessions and retreats throughout the year. The group also organises two camps annually.
Contact: Neil Jopson 9583 2103 or 0410 732 249 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Parish: St John Vianney
Group name: Oblate Lift Junior Youth Group
A youth group for students from Years 7-11. The group meets weekly on Mndays from 6.30pm-7.30pm in the Felix Gavin Room.
Group name: Oblate Youth Group
A youth group for students from Years 11 and up.
Contact: Fr Christian Fini OMI or James Edwards - 9795 5077
Parish: Melbourne (Melbourne University, Parkville)
Group name: COSDU
Catholic Overseas Students Down Under (COSDU) catholic society was founded more than 20 years ago by a group of international students from the University of Melbourne. It aims to provide a family away from home for all students and to support the faith formation of youths and young adults. Over the years, COSDU catholic society has forged a network of relationship with Australian communities, and reached out to local students as well as other universities around Melbourne. COSDU catholic society also serves the community through various social justice programs.
Contact: Matthew Heng on 0422648930 or Triton Wui on 0425438131 / email@example.com , firstname.lastname@example.org , email@example.com, Check out: www.cosdu.blogspot.com or http://www.facebook.com/groups/180807961978202/
Parish: St Simon the Apostle
Group name: St Simon the Apostle Parish Youth Ministry
High school students in years 7-10 are welcome to join the youth of St Simons in a night of fun and games. On the fourth Sunday of the month from 6-8pm. Cost: $5.00 to cover dinner.
Contact: Jacqui Giuliano - firstname.lastname@example.org
We are a group of young adults from the Knox Deanery area who meet monthly on a Sunday night for charismatic prayer and praise and worship from 7-9pm. Followed by supper. New members welcome.
Where: St Simon’s church. 2 Taylor's lane Rowville
Contact: Amanda Smith - email@example.com
Parish: St. Jude the Apostle
Group name: Y.O.T.S. (Youth of Today Scorseby)
Our Senior Youth Group (secondary students and above) meet every month for social activities alongside prayer, reflection and faith discussion. The Seniors work together to lead regular Junior Youth Group (grade 6 students) gatherings - packed with energy and fun team-building games. All youth are invited to celebrate Mass at St. Jude's at 6.30pm every Sunday, and are warmly encouraged to join the Youth Band or sign up for the reading roster.
Contact: Miranda King - 0459 759 687 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Parish: St Joseph's
Group name: Youthlink and Youfra Franciscan Youth Group
Contact: Lauren - 0400 569 976 / email@example.com
Parish: Sacred Heart
Group name: Sacred Heart Young Adults Group
For 16-35 year olds. We meet every Wedneday at 7.30pm. We can divide the time between spirtual and social. We'd love to welcome to new members
Contact: Parish Office for more details
Parish: Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Group name: Mount Carmel of Moutn Carmel Youth Group
The group consist of Youth between the age group 6yrs and above. We have around 8-10 youth who attend on and off. We gather together as a group once in every 4th Friday of the Month. This year we are establishing a Youth Choir. We oraganise, picnics, trivia & pizza night, go carol singing to our aged homes locally, organize BBQ and morning tea for our parish, art work, meet with other Youth groups, etc.
Contact: Garnet on firstname.lastname@example.org or 9740 8328 / 0411 286 428
Parish: St Bernadette’s
Group name: St Bernadette’s Youth group
Contact: Sr Anna - 9311 2977
Parish: St Luke's
Group name: St Luke's Youth
St Luke's Youth is a youth group aimed at Year 7 and above. It is a safe place where anyone can attend, and everyone is welcome. We meet once a month; getting together for prayer, games, and special activities. Each night is different, but every night is filled with good people and good times. Sound too good to be true? Come down and we'll prove it to you. Contact us for the next event details.
Contact: Gerard email@example.com / Ph: 0433 094 585