• Bishops, young people celebrate fruits of Year of Youth

      The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference welcomed a group of young Catholics from across the country to Sydney last week as the Church in Australia marked the end of the Year of Youth. Opened at the Australian Catholic Youth Festival last December, the Year of Youth concluded on Saturday,...
  • Bishops to lead a new youth focus for universal Church

    The Synod of Bishops on Young People, Faith and Vocational Discernment will see Church leaders share wisdom and learn from the world’s youth, according to Australia’s bishop delegates....
  • Malia: Deepening her faith, despite the darkness

    Malia Lolesio, parish secretary and youth minister from Emerton, shares how she deepened her Catholic faith even when she was feeling at her lowest. If you’ve never met Malia Lolesio at a Catholic Youth Parramatta event, or in the parish office at Holy Family, Emerton, where she is the parish...
  • ACYF 2017 – Day Three

    The Australian Catholic Youth Festival 2017 was hosted by the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference in partnership with the Archdiocese of Sydney. It was held from 7-9 December 2017. The Diocese of Parramatta was covering the event daily and providing regular updates via: Catholic Outlook – www.catholicoutlook.org/category/catholiclife/youth/acyf/ Facebook – www.facebook.com/parracatholic/ Instagram – www.instagram.com/parracatholic/...
  • Perth announced as next ACYF venue as thousands flock to Mass in The Domain

    About 15,000 people gathered in Sydney’s Domain tonight for the final Mass of the Australian Catholic Youth Festival where it was announced that the next ACYF will be held in Perth, Western Australia. The outdoor Mass in the heart of Sydney was the biggest Catholic Mass held in Australia...
  • ACYF 2017 – Day Two

    The Australian Catholic Youth Festival 2017 is hosted by the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference in partnership with the Archdiocese of Sydney. It will be held from 7-9 December 2017. The Diocese of Parramatta will be covering the event daily and providing regular updates via: Catholic Outlook – www.catholicoutlook.org/category/catholiclife/youth/acyf/ Facebook – www.facebook.com/parracatholic/...
  • Watch the final ACYF Mass Live!

    If you can’t attend the Australian Catholic Youth Festival in the Domain, XT3 will be bringing the final Mass and concert to you live and streamed over the internet here. Saturday 9 December 4pm AEDT Pre-Mass Concert with Matt Maher 6:30pm-8:30pm AEDT Closing Mass With thanks to XT3....
  • ACYF 2017 – Day One

    The Australian Catholic Youth Festival 2017 is hosted by the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference in partnership with the Archdiocese of Sydney. It will be held from 7-9 December 2017. The Diocese of Parramatta will be covering the event daily and providing regular updates via: Catholic Outlook – www.catholicoutlook.org/category/catholiclife/youth/acyf/ Facebook...
  • ‘Christ our Joy’: Year of Youth Image Unveiled

    The official image for the Year of Youth was unveiled at the Australian Catholic Youth Festival in Sydney today. The Catholic Bishops Year of Youth was launched in local communities around Australia on the first Sunday of Advent, Sunday, December 3, 2017 and the national launch is taking place...