YOUCAT

YOUCAT Programme - WMOF2018 Pastoral Congress (RDS)

YOUCAT (Youth Catechism of the Catholic Church), was launched on World Youth Day 2011 in Madrid, Spain. Developed with the help of young Catholics and written for secondary school age teens and young adults, YOUCAT is an accessible, contemporary expression of the Catholic Faith. This programme has been developed as a resource for the YOUCAT book. 

Please note: Teenagers (under 18s) may not be left unaccompanied in this space during the YOUCAT workshops and programme. Parents/guardians must remain in attendance.

 

Wednesday 22nd August 2018


09:30 - 10:30    YOUCAT as a Tool for the New Evangelisation
A workshop for young people
Speakers:
1.    Ludmila Alvim Gomes Pinho
2.    Jerônimo Lauricio de Souza Oliveira
Languages: Portuguese. English Translation 

YOUCAT is one of the most distributed Catholic books of our time and is used globally for faith formation.

Many young people discover anew the beauties of the church through the YOUCAT resources. In this dynamic and fun workshop presented by two full-time YOUCAT missionaries, young people can learn how to use these resources to lead others into a vibrant relationship with Christ and his Church.

11:00 - 12:00    DOCAT and the Social Doctrine – The Faith of Changing the World
Workshop
Speakers   
 1.    Dr Marco Bonacker
 2.    Sister Micheline Mansour
Languages: English

DOCAT is the official Social Doctrine of the Catholic Church for young people.

It also embodies one of the main concerns of Pope Francis’s papacy: "Getting off the Couch" and to become "walking, talking Social Doctrine" (foreword DOCAT by Pope Francis). This workshop discusses why social doctrine is important and how it can be can carried out to really make a difference in society.  

18:30 - 20:00  Living Your Faith Out Loud
Concert and Animation
This concert and animation will be lots of fun. Musician, professor and speaker, Bob Rice will engage young people and families in worship songs. This will alternate with short catechetical animations and talks which will convey the importance of catechesis in a fun yet meaningful way. 
Speakers
1.    Bob Rice
2.    Jerônimo Lauricio de Souza Oliveira
3.    Matthias Jungermann
4.    Fr Conor McGrath and Fr James O'Reilly
Languages: English

Thursday 23rd August

09:30 - 10:30    YOUCAT as a Tool for the New Evangelisation
A workshop for young people
Speakers:
1.    Ludmila Alvim Gomes Pinho
2.    Jerônimo Lauricio de Souza Oliveira
Languages: Portuguese. English Translation 

11:00 - 12:00  DOCAT and the Social Doctrine – How to Build a Civilisation of Love?
Workshop
Speakers   
 1.    Dr Marco Bonacker
 2.    Sister Micheline Mansour
Languages: English

18:30 - 20:00   Living Your Love Out Loud
Concert and Animation
This concert and animation will be lots of fun. Musician, professor and speaker, Bob Rice will engage young people and families in worship songs. This will alternate with short catechetical animations and talks which will convey the importance of catechesis in a fun yet meaningful way. 
Speakers
1.    Bob Rice
2.    Jerônimo Lauricio de Souza Oliveira
3.    Matthias Jungermann
4.    Fr Conor McGrath and Fr James O'Reilly
Languages: English
 

Friday 24th August

09:30 - 10:30 YOUCAT as a Tool for the New Evangelisation
A workshop for young people
Speakers:
1.    Ludmila Alvim Gomes Pinho
2.    Jerônimo Lauricio de Souza Oliveira
Languages: Portuguese. English Translation 

11:00 - 12:00  DOCAT and the Social Doctrine – How to Build a Civilisation of Love?
Workshop
Speakers   
1.    Joe McKeown
2.    Fr Conor McGrath
3.     Sister Micheline Mansour
Languages: English