Young People

World Youth Day Lisbon 2023

World Youth Day is happening again after interruption from COVID over the past few years. This year it is in Lisbon, Portugal from August 1-6. The scripture "Mary arose and went with haste" (Luke 1:39) is the central theme. The NZ Catholic Bishops Conference is organising a pilgrimage of young people from New Zealand to travel to holy sites in Europe before attending WYD. Around 120 young people from Aotearoa have signed up to take part in this amazing opportunity! Please keep all the pilgrims in your prayers as we fundraise and prepare to travel to  Europe in July. 

Click here for the WYD itinerary

Photo: Linea Simons, Dunedin Diocesan Youth Coordinator, and  WYD pilgrim.

Catholic Students and Young Adults

If you are a tertiary student or young working person that would like to connect with other young adult Catholics in Dunedin, please be in touch.  There are others out there interested in connecting with young people who are active in their faith!

Contact:  Amy Armstrong


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Youth Masses - Get involved!

Holy Name Church

420 Great King St, Dunedin North

7pm Student Mass every Sunday night 

Contact: Amy Armstrong




St. Peter Chanel Church

242 Main South Road, Green Island

10:30am Youth Mass 

3rd Sunday of the month 

Contact: Matua Tili


 Phone:  03) 477 3408 ext 222



 St. Francis Xavier Church

27 Benhar Street, Mornington

9:00am Mass on Sunday 

with Xavier Notes music group