Epiphany 2020

Two teens who take part in the JustLiveIt programme – currently being piloted at St Fillan’s Parish in Crieff – were given the task of conducting the Mass for Epiphany Sunday. This included choosing the hymns, prayers and readers, as well as writing and delivering the homily. We have shared their unique insight on this feast in the post below … Read More

International Youth Forum

Young delegates attend a forum in Rome to discuss the Church’s view on youth ministry and the way forward following the Synod on Youth in October 2018

Launching: All Fired Up

The Youth Service is now launching an online newsletter written for young people, about young people and by young people. A brand new platform to get your stories out there! This newsletter will feature what’s going on for the young people in our diocese, what you can get involved in, upcoming DYS events, teaching and testimonies, activities and more! We … Read More

From our Youth Director

From the Diocesan Youth Office: Dear Friends, I am happy to write to you all. I hope you are keeping well and making the best use of opportunities around you. How about the weather? Oohhh, for me, I am really looking forward to Summer. I hope it will be warmer this time. It’s been a wonderful time so far in … Read More

Advent Retreat

The Advent Youth Retreat held on the 8th – 9th December was a great success. Youths met at the Diocesan Retreat Centre, Lawside Road, Dundee, on the Friday evening and were welcomed by Fr Samuel Alabi MSP and members of the Dunkeld Youth Commission. The evening began with some fun, ice-breaking games to help everyone to get to know each … Read More


What is DYMAT? DYMAT stands for Diocesan Youth Music and Animation Team. We are a group of young people who enjoy creating music and giving back to the community by providing music ministry for different events run by the Diocesan Youth Service and Youth Commission. What do we do? We bring together the youth of the Diocese to form a … Read More

Message from Fr Samuel

Since my appointment as the Director of Youth Formation in Dunkeld Diocese, I have settled down to work in the office. Every Tuesday and Wednesday between 11am and 4pm are the official hours I am in the Youth office at the Diocesan Centre, Dundee. I am happy to work with the Diocesan Youth Commission made up of some young, vibrant … Read More