All over the Diocese of Christchurch, there are Parish Youth Groups that would love to see you! They’re listed below – get in touch with the contact person to find out more!

Christchurch North Parish

Venue: St Bede’s College PAC, 210 Main North Road
Senior Youth Group (Year 9-13): Every Sunday of the Term, 5pm-8pm (including Mass and dinner)

Junior Youth Group (Year 7-8): Every Sunday of the Term, 4pm – 6.30pm, (including mass and dinner)


Christchurch East Parish

Venue: St Anne’s Church and Hall, Woolston
Senior Youth Group – STAY (Year 9-13): Weekly on Fridays, 6pm-8pm 

Junior Youth Group – Crowns (Year 7-8): Weekly on Fridays, 4.30pm – 6pm

Contact: Janette Bradbrook


Christchurch West Parish

Venue: Our Lady of Victories, Sockburn

Youth Group for Year 7-13: Every Sunday during the term from 6pm til 7.30pm

Contact: Fr Philip Suelzer

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St Peter Chanel Parish - Waimakariri

Venue: Chervier Centre, Rangiora.

Junior Youth Group (Year 6-8): Mondays, 7-8pm

Senior Youth Group (Year 9-13): Tuesdays, 7-8.30pm

Contact: Sarah Blair, 027 5561198


Christchurch South Parish

In the process of being reformed. 


Cathedral Parish

The Cathedral Parish and the Catholic Youth Team are just beginning to work closely together in a wide-ranging Youth Ministry project over a number of years.

CYT Contact: Mark Currie
Parish Contact: Clare Bell

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Selwyn Parish

Venue: Either Lincoln or Darfield

Meets around two times a term in different contexts and formats.

Contact: Cyrene Tionko

St Patrick's Parish - Greymouth

Venue: St Patrick’s Church Hall, Greymouth

Both groups meet weekly, during the School Term.
Junior Youth Group (Year 4-8): 4pm-5.55pm

Senior Youth Group (Year 9-13): 7pm-8.30pm
Vigil Mass: 6pm

Contact: Ivory Racho

Youth for Christ

Venue: St Teresa’s Church Hall, Riccarton

Whole group meets monthly on the third Wednesday of the month.
Smaller household groups meet weekly.

Contact: Ariel Abalos 

If your Parish isn’t listed (or you’re not sure which is one for you!), contact the CYT Parish Support co-ordinator, Mark Currie –

Youth Workers – If your section is missing (or needs an update), let Mark know as well,

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