‘Pathways for Young Adults 2017’ has arrived

pathways 2017 cover 125pxThe latest edition of ‘Pathways for Young Adults 2017’ has arrived in schools and parishes across the Sandhurst Diocese.

The booklet produced in partnership by Sandhurst Youth Ministry and Adult Faith Education Sandhurst outlines opportunities to assist young people on their faith journey.

Stronger Rally - Benalla, November 4th, 2016

stronger rally benalla 2016 125pxOur final Stronger Rally for the year will be happening at FCJ College, Benalla on November 4th (6pm-9pm). It will be a night of praise and worship, live music, adoration, games and fellowship with other young Catholics.



Stronger L!VE (18+) - Bendigo, October 13th, 2016

SYM dinner 18s 2016 125pxStronger L!VE

Our next Stronger L!VE event is happening in Bendigo on October 13th (6pm-9pm).



Stronger Retreat, 2016

stronger retreat 1 2015 125pxStronger Retreat

The 2016 Stronger Retreat’s theme will be ‘This is Mercy’ and will be held in Harrietville on September 16-18.



Stronger Rally @ Bendigo 17th of June, 2016

Rally 125pxJune 17th- Stronger Rally Bendigo

Our next Stronger Rally is going to be held in Bendigo on June 17th from 6-9pm.
Transport will be available from different schools and parishes.



Stronger L!ve event 9th of June, 2016

LIVE 125pxJune 9th- Live Bendigo

Stronger L!VE is an over 18s event on June 9th to listen to some live music, listen to a guest speaker and enjoy great company.

Our third Stronger L!VE of 2016 will be held in Bendigo on June 9th from 6.30pm onwards.


World Youth Day (WYD) Sandhurst Update:

WYD Krakow poster 125pxWorld Youth Day is fast approaching and we don’t want you to miss out on an opportunity of a life time to share in the joys of this amazing festival and pilgrimage to Krakow, Poland.

‘Pathways for Young Adults 2016’ has arrived

pathways-for-Young-adults-2016-125pxThe latest edition of ‘Pathways for Young Adults 2016’ has arrived in schools and parishes across the Sandhurst Diocese.

The booklet produced in partnership by Sandhurst Youth Ministry and Adult Faith Education Sandhurst outlines opportunities to assist young people on their faith journey.

World Youth Day Registrations

WYD Krakow poster 125pxRegistrations for World Youth Day are now open. The Diocese of Sandhurst as part of the Victorian Project is offering four pilgrimage options to Krakow.

Stronger L!VE @ Shepparton

stronger live 1 2015 125pxStronger L!VE was hosted for the first time in Shepparton on October 15th at Noble Monks.

Stronger Retreat.

stronger retreat 1 2015 125px‘We are Stronger Youth’ has been the catchcry of the year at the Stronger D Groups and Rallies around Sandhurst. And it was no different at this year’s Stronger Retreat in Harrietville where over 100 young people gathered for a fun weekend spent exploring their faith, discipleship and learning about the ways they can make faith their own.

Faith alive at Stronger Live

stronger live bendigo-2015 2 125pxBENDIGO – Young Adults in Bendigo have enjoyed their second Stronger L!VE event.

Youth Ministry Update - July

sym cross flame 125pxStronger: Stronger Rally in Shepparton. Friday July 24, 6-9pm Yr.9-25 yrs.

World Youth Day: One Year to Go ‘Festival’ July 5, Mass from 2pm, Festival from 3.30-5.30

AUSTRALIAN CATHOLIC YOUTH FESTIVAL: Join thousands of young Australian Catholics in Adelaide 3-5 December to celebrate, learn and grow in your faith.

Stronger Shepparton D-Group – Wrap up of the year so far!

Dgroup 3 125pxThe year (2015) has started off well for Shepparton’s Stronger D-Group, with many familiar faces returning as well as new comers joining the group. Our first D-Group was a movie night on the 7th February, where we firstly gathered together for prayer, creating a Fingerprint Tree Canvas as a symbol for our D-Group.

Anointed and Sent: New Youth Ministry Resource

Anointed and Sent COVER-125pxThe handbook is an easy to read guide to youth ministry in Australia explaining what the key focus areas are, and the role they play in providing a balance of formation and service. Focus areas of youth ministry are listed as Prayer and Worship, Evangelisation, Catechesis, Pastoral Care, Community Life, Justice and Service, Leadership Development, and Advocacy.

Stronger hosts 1st Rally at Wangaratta for 2015

stronger wang 2015 125pxStronger has had its first gathering for 2015 with a Rally in Wangaratta attended by about 150 young people from around the Sandhurst Diocese.

Young People are Brave Adventurers: World Youth Day Message

Pope francis thmbs up 125pxThe message of Pope Francis this World Youth Day is wonderfully encouraging and inspires us to take the plunge, calling Christianity a ‘project for life that is capable of captivating our hearts’.

YCS social/ reflection day @ Wodonga

ycw 1 125PxA YCS social/ reflection day was held in the Sandhurst Diocese on Wednesday, November 5. The event was held at Sacred Heart Parish, Wodonga, and provided an opportunity for students involved in YCS from across the Diocese to come together.

Stronger group gather at Harrietville

StrongerRetreat 2014 125pxABOUT 90 young people from across the Sandhurst Diocese gathered in Harrietville in December for the annual Stronger Retreat.

The Stronger Retreat provided an opportunity for young people from across the Diocese and beyond to come together and celebrate their faith from Friday, December 5, until Sunday, December 7.

First Stronger Rally for 2015, Wangaratta.

Wang-Promo-Poster 125pxOur first Stronger Rally for 2015 will be held at St Patrick's Hall, Wangaratta, from 6-9pm on Friday, March 6.

Nicholas McDermott renews role at NET ministries

Nicholas-McDermott 125pxNicholas McDermott, 25, from St Liborius Parish, Eaglehawk, has signed up for a second year of NET Ministries (National Evangelisation Team). NET is a Catholic peer to peer ministry, which Nick served as a volunteer with on the Sydney NET Team last year to share the good news to young people.

'Bean' Stronger in Yarrawonga

beanmobile 125px“You could have been forgiven for thinking Mr Bean was in Yarrawonga for the recent Stronger Rally. Sandhurst Youth Ministry Worker and avid Mr Bean fan, Jackson Saunders, was excited to see the little mini made famous by Rowan Atkinson in the hit British comedy drive down the main street of Yarrawonga on the day of the Stronger Rally. Jackson stopped for a moment to take a photo of the mini but there was no sight of Mr Bean!”

Stronger School outreach to Yarrawonga

yarrawonga outreach 125pxFr Rob Galea and a group of young people involved with Stronger recently conducted a school outreach visit to Sacred Heart College Yarrawonga.

130 young people attended the first ever outdoor Stronger Rally, Yarrawonga.

rally mulwala 125pxAbout 130 young people attended the first ever outdoor Stronger Rally on October 17 at Sacred Heart College, Yarrawonga.

Join Stronger at Harrietville this December

Stronger-Retreat-Picture 125pxHARRIETVILLE: Young people from across the Sandhurst Diocese and beyond are being encouraged to take part in this year’s Stronger Retreat. December 5th - 7th

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