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Kenelm Youth Trust - Newsletter May
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Calling all young adults 18-29 wishing to build a community where the freedom to discover and share faith together is paramount. Join us as we explore the real and relevant topics that challenge us in our faith in a safe and inclusive environment.
Everyone is welcome no matter where you are in your journey of faith. 
We are meeting at the BLUE PIANO this FRIDAY APRIL 24th
TOPIC: Has our love for the world overcome our love for God? 
The Blue Piano, 26 Harborne Rd, Birmingham B15 3AA 

Called to Serve was a remarkable retreat for our Altar Servers. We are really keen to canvas opinion as to the next steps.

Please can we ask you to consider with your servers the options in this short form (this will take 2 mins to complete) This will enable us to make the right decision around, for example whether the retreat weekend should be annual? Whether you prefer a weekend or a day at Oscott College ….. Your voice matters. Please click HERE

Flame is a Catholic Congress held in London at the Wembley Arena on March 15th. The event consists of a concert with praise and worship, talks and creative inputs from celebrities and renowned Catholic speakers from all over the world. Young people from parishes and schools all over the country head to Flame every year, so why not sign up to journey and sit together in the Arena with our Archbishop and Diocesan contingent. 
Booking through Kenelm gives you the best rate on tickets, as well as return coach transport from key areas in our Diocese. 

Follow us and keep an eye out for information on social media.
KYT are partnering with the St. Francis Malawi Trust to offer an opportunity for 20 young adults to work on their social action project in Lillongwe and the surrounding area. Our group will be working in schools, teaching lessons, working in health clinics, learning about the impact of climate change on the local community and some of the prjects famers and engaged in. We will also be helping to  run a feeding programme and creating a sustainable garden in the primary school. By donating to the St. Francis Malawi Trust 100% of the money will be going to the mission to provide food and life saving medicines to the health clinic. Please support us HERE
Our young mission team are fundraising to join the Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes! They have covered the entire distance from Alton to Lourdes in 48 hours on May 3rd-5th by swimming the distance of the channel (21 miles/ 33.6km) Walking/ running/ cycling the land distance (909.75 miles/ 1455.6km). 
Take a look at the KYT socials to see how the team got on with their challenge. It's not too late to donate you can support the team using the link.

If you have prayers you would like leaving at the Grotto or a candle to burn for your intentions please email Libby 
We are so excited to invite you to our ‘Gig in the Garden’ taking place at Alton Castle on Saturday 13th July from 6:30pm. The evening will be jam-packed with incredible live music from our special guest ‘Tom Loughlin’ who will be joining us from 8pm! In the mean time, food will be available from 7pm and bottled beer and summer drinks will be available to purchase. You can also bring your own alcoholic/soft drinks with you to enjoy! 

Fantastic live music, tasty food and drinks and a stunning backdrop… There is no better way to spend your Summer evening!

Tickets are £12.50 or 2 for £20 and can be purchased on our website (
All proceeds are in aid of Alton Castle.

We wish to extend our prayers and congratulations to Mgr Timothy Menezes, Dean of St Chad's Cathedral, and Canon Richard Walker, Vicar General, who have been appointed Auxiliary Bishops for the Archdiocese. 

Opportunity with CAFOD

 Friday 12th – Sunday 14th July

Where: Frontier Centre, Irthlingborough, NN9 5UH

Cost: £100 per person (Includes accommodation, full meals and participation in the pilgrimage)

The Friday is an opportunity to arrive, settle in and get to know each other. On the Saturday, fuelled by a full English breakfast, we will then be walking from Our Lady Help of Christians & St Lawrence, Olney to The Church of the Holy Child in Bedford, a distance of approximately 13.5 miles. On the Sunday we will be having a CAFOD workshop exploring the exciting mission of CAFOD and how you can get involved followed by mass together and finally lunch. 

For more information: Young Adults Residential Pilgrimage (

Sign-up link: Young Adults Pilgrimage July 24 - Formstack


Your Pilgrimage journey awaits. 

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