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Youth Alpha 2020

We’re running Youth Alpha! Youth Alpha is all about exploring. It takes that youth group experience that we all enjoy, and infuses it with some pretty big questions! Those questions about life and faith that maybe you didn’t even know you were asking. Or you thought you were alone in asking. So, after being run...

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Saints Next Door

Be one of the ‘Saints next Door’! So, we’re heading into the summer, and we still find ourselves in the midst of a pandemic. The good news for JPII participants is our communities need volunteers now more than ever. Our church doors might be closed, but our parishes are as busy and active as ever....

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Online Youth Ministry Training

Catholic Youth Ministry Ireland (CYMI) – the umbrella organisation for youth ministry in Ireland – is taking their Youth Ministry Training Day online! In a series of three online webinars held throughout the month of May, CYMI wants to equip, resource and nourish youth ministers in the wonderful and invaluable work that they do.  Leading...

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Youth Leadership Programme

More than ever before, young people are hungry for mentors who will journey with them as they explore their questions around faith and spirituality. Could that be you? Could you provide support systems and guidance for young people to explore and deepen their faith? The answer is YES! The Knock Leadership Progamme aims to train leaders and...

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Apply now for VAKS!

Applications are now open for VAKS 2020! If you’re aged 16-18 and would like to challenge yourself, make new friends and help others, volunteering at Knock Shrine is the thing for you. You will need to attend a training day on Sunday, 24 May at which you’ll learn everything you need to know to be...

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JPII Award Ceremony 2019

Congratulations to the 422 students who were awarded their Pope John Paul II Award in Knock Basilica. It was an uplifting and inspiring evening listening to personal experiences from the Award, a beautiful rendition of Simon & Garfunkel’s “Bridge over Troubled Water”, and a wonderful performance by Tuam All-Stars to the Poor Clares’ song “Calm...

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