REFLECTION Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

29th June 2018

‘Little girl, I say to you arise.’ When I read this passage I am struck by the tenderness of Jesus towards the girl. The scene is chaos; the people gathered are distraught, they have just watched their friend’s daughter die. Yet Jesus enters the situation totally calm, his focus on the child. I love the […]

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10 Reasons Why You Should Come To Summer Camp

This August SYMT will be heading down to Life Teen Summer Camp! If you’re in secondary school, we think you should join us, here’s 10 reasons why… Because you can never have too many friends! Camp is a great place to strengthen your friendships, and make new ones! We love when groups come down to […]

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REFLECTION Birthday of St John the Baptist

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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