Just as we need the courage to be happy, we also need the courage to live simply

Pope Francis

Young Catholics - Get involved!

At Diocesan Young Catholics –Mana Whānau Mana Taiohi, we are excited to share the lived Gospel reality with you. We know that we are called to holiness by the Creator, who sees us as infinitely lovable and infinitely loved!

We cater to young people across the Diocese of all ages: teens, tertiary students, young adults, and young families.

Our focus for 2023 is Accompaniment – by actively strengthening, growing and developing our networks, communities, events and services across our diocese.

Click here to read our kaupapa.

Latest News and Resources

Community in Mission: O’Shea Shield 2023

Young Catholics

Published on 5th May, 2023

The prestigious and exciting O’Shea Shield competition has rangatahi from the 17 Catholic secondary [..]

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St John’s College Canoe Polo team crowned national champs

Young Catholics

Published on 4th May, 2023

The Junior Canoe Polo team were crowned national champions at the 2023 Secondary School competition [..]

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Stratford Taranaki Shakespeare Festival

Young Catholics

Published on 4th May, 2023

The SGCNZ University of Otago Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festival takes place annually [..]

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Tuesday December 20th

FYI - we have 123 pilgrims from Aotearoa attending World Youth Day next year!207 day til departure! Whoop whoop! ... See MoreSee Less
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