Jesus Youth – Canada


Jesus Youth orchestrated four distinct retreats tailored for couples in Canada a live-in retreat catering to 23 couples hailing from Western Canada, and two non-residential retreats in Humboldt (attended by 23 couples) and North Battleford (attended by 11 couples), representing couples from two local parishes in Saskatchewan.


National Leaders Gathering

The weekend on November 11-12 2023, at the Regina Mundi Renewal Centre in Ontario, brought together coordinators and key leaders from 7 regions across Jesus Youth Canada. They gathered for a weekend of prayer, discussion, planning for the future and fellowship. 

World Youth Day – 2023

Over 60 Jesus Youth pilgrims from different parts of Canada journeyed together to Portugal in July and August of 2023 for an international gathering of Catholic youth.This World Youth Day (WYD) had over 1 million pilgrims in attendance, and many encountered Christ or their faith in a completely new way!

Love Needs Some Mess

So, what is my prescription for a good participative group? Know the ingredients of the meeting but make allowances for mess. One shouldn’t be overly controlling. But look at the group, listen to the Holy Spirit in oneself, and allow things to progress in unpredictable ways.