REFLECTION Birthday of St John the Baptist

22nd June 2018

I thank you for the wonder of my being On someone’s Birthday we usually think about getting them a gift. There is something about celebrating a Birthday. What gifts are we bringing as a Church today to celebrate this wonderful Feast Day? Well… did you know that the name of John means “God’s gracious gift.”? […]

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BLOG More Than Sunday Morning: Being A Young Catholic – With Guest Blogger Hannah Phoenix

I think a common misconception when people think of young people living out their faith is that the reason behind it is it’s been drilled into us by our parents and we are simply going along with that, but in fact, for me, they couldn’t be more wrong, my faith isn’t just something that was […]

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REFLECTION Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

This is one of my favourite passages; I relate it to Youth Ministry, one of the hardest things in youth ministry is measuring its success. How can it be measured, how do you know if you are making a difference to the young people you meet. Part of our job here at SYMT is to […]

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REFLECTION Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

I remember in primary school singing a song about belonging to the family of God, it’s something that I’ve been told many times growing up: that we are all brothers and sisters in Christ. This sequence of events in today’s gospel emphasises to me the importance of the Church sticking together as a family. Jesus […]

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WHAT WE’VE BEEN UP TO THIS MAY 2018

It’s been another busy month here at SYMT, we’ve been out around the diocese doing ministry, visiting parishes, planning upcoming events and of course enjoying the glorious sunshine May brought! Forming Missionary Parishes One of the highlights of May was being able to join many others at a conference day with Mrs Sherry Weddell, author […]

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