Who we are

We are SYMT, the Shrewsbury Youth Mission Team, It is our vision to encourage, empower and equip the young people, and youth leaders of the Diocese of Shrewsbury. We continually plan an exciting calendar of events, from regional evenings of [...]


It is our mission as the Shrewsbury Youth Mission Team, SYMT, to encourage, empower and equip young people, and youth leaders, to bring them closer to Jesus Christ and His Church. In his letter to mark the beginning of preparations for [...]


At the centre of our logo as SYMT is the “broken cross” that is most commonly associated with Saint Pope John Paul II. He carried a Papal staff, known as the Papal ferula which depicted this image. For us, as [...]


25th July 2019

#Shrews2Lourdes 2019

Pilgrimage to Lourdes When: 25th July – 2nd August 2019 Where: Lourdes, France Who: There are groups going from across the Diocese More details: In Lourdes? Follow us on social media to keep up with what’s going on, updates on where the Youth Mission Team will be and where you can get some freebies from!!! […]

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11th August 2019

Lifeteen Summer Camp 2019

What: Lifeteen Summer Camp UK 2019 #LTCAMPUK A week packed with high-adrenaline outdoor adventure including archery, mountain biking, climbing and much more. Enjoy a full day at Alton Towers and of course Mass, Reconciliation, amazing music, Eucharistic Adoration and talks from international speakers. Why: Journey with new friends, be transformed as you pray, share and have fun together. Encounter your faith in a new way and delve […]

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21st October 2019

Youth Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

An exciting opportunity to travel on pilgrimage to the Holy Land with Bishop Mark Davies and other young people from around the Diocese of Shrewsbury. The Pilgrimage is aimed at Young People between the ages of 16 and 25. It has been highly subsidised thanks to the generosity of a Trust that has been established […]

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25th October 2017

SYMT are recruiting!

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Shrewsbury is looking to recruit a Youth Mission Team Member to engage with young people in schools and parishes across the Diocese. The Shrewsbury Youth Mission Team (SYMT) consists of full-time employees and lay & clergy volunteers. The full-time employee will be a key member of the team led by […]

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