Have a look to see what our Local Groups have been getting up to!
Cardijn YCS’ers attend meetings every Tuesday lunchtime to catch up, reflect, plan actions and even celebrate birthdays! (Happy Birthday Iona)! We always appreciate the chance to hang out and watch Tahlia trip over. At the end of term 2, we got together to all do the Listening Survey, find it on the YCS website to […]
Townsville workers, Jason & Monica recently had the opportunity to run a Review of Life session at Ryan Catholic College’s Year 10 retreat in the last week of Term 2. They engaged two groups of around 70 to 80 students, guiding them through the See, Judge, Act process. For the majority of them, this was […]
From the 22nd to the 24th of June, a representative from the Adelaide Diocese, Isaac, attended a relationship building and planning weekend is Parramatta, Sydney. Isaac said that it “was an extremely empowering and exciting weekend. Not only did I get to play a part in the relationship between YCS and YCW in the future, […]
ACTION TIME!! After their Review of Life on self-acceptance at their April review camp, the Cardijn YCS group saw a perfect opportunity to link up with their schools pre-existing Wellbeing Week. As a part of the action, each morning, the YCS students spoke to the school about different organisations that support a positive view on […]
In week 7, Term 2, Cardijn College in Adelaide held environmental week, dedicated to informing and inspiring their students to look after the environment they live in. On Thursday, the Cardijn YCS group helped plant trees on the school oval. Despite the strong winds and cold weather, a lot of the group came out and […]
On Friday the 8th of June, members from Cardijn YCS and Sacred Hearts REMAR group participated in a Winter Sleep Out in the Cardijn Gym. The participants slept on cardboard boxes for the night and listened to the Vinnies Community Engagement Officer, Jayne Short to find out more about homelessness and how they could help. The […]
Cardijn YCS has been getting to know the community more, with students and members of ECH Age Care Facility cooking food for Fred’s Van locally. Some members of YCS and Fred’s Van Soup Kitchen went over to ECH to meet the members, sing songs and share morning tea. It was an amazing experience for all […]
Townsville YCS members were lucky enough to have their own stall at the Jesse Manibusan concert that was held at Ryan Catholic College. With hundreds of students from Catholic Schools all around the diocese attending, we had the opportunity to chat to people about what YCS is, and what we do!
In the term one holidays, Adelaide held an action-packed camp filled with inspiring workshops, fun activities and lots of food! The theme was self-acceptance, so a Cardijn councillor came in to guide them through the review. Students predominantly ran the other workshops and reflections, including a personal gospel reflection where students created their own reflection […]