The Daswa Youth Pilgrimage is a new initiative organised by the South African Catholic Bishops Conference (SACBC). Young people gather in worship from all corners of South Africa, Botswana and Eswatini to encounter Jesus Christ with the patronage of Bl. Benedict Daswa.
Deaneries have celebrated vibrant youth day events over the years filled with creative uniqueness. As a lead-up to AMOF JOZI, we invite Deanery Youth Forums to make Youth Day celebrations celebrated on June 16 a priority. This day can include multiple activities such as Youth Mass, spiritual formation activities, listening circles, culture and sport activities,...
One of our newest and biggest archdiocesan events, now officially hosted by the Youth department in collaboration with the Marriage & Family Life and Evangelisation departments. ‘AMOF JOZI’has been instituted as the official youth event that will be celebrated each year in June (youth month). This event is by the youth, for the church!
Another new and large archdiocesan event hosted by the Evangelisation department in collaboration with the Youth and Marriage & Family Lifedepartments. ALChas been instituted as the official leadership formation event that will be celebrated each year on the Saturday before World Mission Sunday. This event is for all church leadership and welcomes aspiring leaders.