On Friday 2nd March 127 young people from the Diocese of Kildare and Leighlin were presented with their medals and certificates on successfully completing the Pope John Paul II Award.
View pictures of the latest Meitheal Further Training Weekend which took place recently and see dates for further training weekends for the Meitheal Programme in 2012.
Please see updated programme of events for the Youth Day at the Diocesan Congress. The new venue is Carlow College.
The second award ceremony for the Pope John Paul II Awards will take place on Friday 2nd March in the Seven Oaks Hotel Carlow.
Youth 2000 Ireland will be holding their annual Christmas youth retreat In Newbridge College, Kildare from Fri 16th to Sun 18th December 2011. Over 500 young people aged 16-35 are expected to attend this donation only event, all newcomers welcome.
Read the report and view photos from the recent Training Day for Youth Readers and Ministers of Holy Communion which took place recently.
A training day for youth Readers and Ministers of Holy Communion (transition year students upwards) will take place on Saturday, 12 November 2011.
The Pope John Paul II Award is now entering its third year in the diocese of K&L. With over 350 young people participating in the award in last 2 years the diocese is now inviting all those in Transition or Fifth Year to consider taking part in this initiative.
125 pilgrims from parishes all over the diocese of Kildare and Leighlin have just returned from the recent Wold Youth Days with Pope Benedict XVI in Madrid Spain. (Gallery now available)
Read the text of the address from Pope Benedict XVI that he was prevented from delivering in full due to a rainstorm during the saturday night prayer vigil in Madrid.
In this Salt +Light TV video, watch a report on the Vocations fair organised by the American Bishops at World Youth Day 2011.
In this video from Salt + Light TV, watch one of the catchesis sessions from World Youth Day 2011 led by Archbishop Miller.
Five hundred and fifty young people from the Holy Land will participate in the 26th World Youth Day. From Israel, Palestine and Jordan, they include fellow Catholics from the Hebrew-speaking community.
Watch events from World Youth Day live.