How do we support young people at present? How do we prepare to walk with them after COVID-19? Calling all chaplains, youth workers and catechists. Million Minutes will be hosting a series of on-line conversations, reflecting on the first anniversary of Pope Francis' letter to young people and how the Church might continue to accompany young people during this time.
They begin on Tuesday 7 April 2020, and then each following Tuesday (using Zoom). Register to take part at: www.millionminutes.org/conversations.
See dates/times and titles below. More details are on the website:
Alone together #1: Our role and our ministry to young people at this time. Tuesday 7th April, 10.30am-11.30am
Alone together #2: Accompanying our young people when our churches and schools are closed. Tuesday 14th April, 10.30am-11.30am
Self isolation, faith sharing and sacramental preparation: sharing fresh approaches. Tuesday 21st April, 10.30am-11.30am
Youth voice and action: How can our ministry help to include young people in the 'adult world's' response to COVID-19? Tuesday 28th April, 10.30am-11.30am
Complex Catholicism: Understanding different 'types' of young people and exploring how to reach out to them in the context of coronavirus. Tuesday 5th May, 10.30am-11.30am
Discerning our mission: finding ways to accompany young people on their unique journey. Tuesday 12th May, 10.30am-11.30am
People have already signed up from across the UK - join them by registering here: www.millionminutes.org/conversations
Danny Curtin from Million Minutes writes: "We don't have all the answers, but together we can work out some possible routes forward. Some conversations will feature guests, including Abbot Christopher Jamison OSB, youth workers and chaplains. Other guests will be announced on the website. We'll share our experiences and hope that you will also share your ideas and thoughts.
Please do join us if you can and please spread the word to others: www.millionminutes.org/conversations. "
Danny adds: "We are also preparing online sessions for our young adult Celebrating Young People nominees to come together to inspire and form one other in faith and action. For more details contact Kate: [email protected] "
Million Minutes www.millionminutes.org
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