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

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

Are You Ready? Advent Retreat 2019

The Dunkeld Youth Service hosted their annual Advent Retreat on 7th-8th December 2019. After a short hiatus, they were able to offer the Pastoral Centre for overnight accommodation once more. This proved to be very popular, and the teens who attended the retreat felt that it enabled them to better explore the themes and get to know their peers. The … Read More

National Youth Pilgrimage

On 31st August the Scottish Catholic Youth Service hosted a National Youth Pilgrimage to St Andrews to mark the 701st Anniversary of St Andrew. The day began with a gathering in St James’ RC Parish and a welcome from Archbishop Leo Cushley and members of the SCYS team. The gathering was then split into 2 groups, with those aged between … 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

Life Teen Europe Summer Camp 2019

From the 4th to 11th August 2019, a group of teens from Dunkeld Diocese attended the Life Teen Summer Camp in Helvoirt, the Netherlands for the third year in a row. Led by Charis McCrosson from the Dunkeld Youth Service, the five teens joined many others from across Europe at the Emmaus Retreat Centre for an intense week of activities … Read More

Lifeteen 2019

Dunkeld Youth Service facilitates a group of young people to participate in a Life Teen Summer Camp in the Netherlands. Alongside teens from several other countries, including Germany, America, the Netherlands, and Spain, the group had a busy week filled with group activities, messy games and theological lessons, centred on the theme “Heart of God”. The teens, aged between 14 … Read More

Advent Youth Retreat

Date: Saturday 8th December 2018 Time: 10am – 5pm Venue: Diocesan Centre, 24-28 Lawside Road, Dundee (DD3 6XY) Theme: “Getting Ready to Celebrate Jesus” Age Group: 12-18 years (S1-S6) Please join us for our annual Advent Retreat! Activities will include: Catechesis, Mass, films, games, ice breakers, music, confessions, prayer, group tasks, reflections. Participants should come with open hearts ready to … Read More

Life Teen Europe Summer Camp 2018

Charis McCrosson reports In the last week of July, The Dunkeld Youth Service facilitated a group of young people to participate in a Life Teen Summer Camp in the Netherlands. Alongside teens from several other countries, including Germany, America, the Netherlands, and Spain, the group had a busy week filled with group activities, messy games and theological lessons, centred on … Read More