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All you need is love

January 30, 2020 Brooke Robinson

Benedict Slee is a man on a mission.

Maitland-Newcastle heads to ACYF: Day 9 (Retreat Day 2) IMAGE MN Youth

Maitland-Newcastle heads to ACYF: Day 9 (Retreat Day 2)

December 14, 2019 Alexander Foster

Today marked the final day of retreat for Maitland-Newcastle’s ACYF (Australian Catholic Youth Festival) pilgrims and also the last full day of their 10-day pilgrimage before heading home tomorrow morning.

Maitland-Newcastle heads to ACYF: Day 8 (Retreat Day 1) IMAGE MN Youth

Maitland-Newcastle heads to ACYF: Day 8 (Retreat Day 1)

December 13, 2019 Alexander Foster

“I guess I’m hoping to be able to slow down and unpack a lot of what happened at ACYF [Australian Catholic Youth Festival],” young Maitland-Newcastle pilgrim Jess said when posed with the question of what she hoped to gain from the two-day retreat at St John of God Retreat Centre in Shoalwater.

Maitland-Newcastle heads to ACYF: Day 7 (Perth - St John of God Retreat Centre) IMAGE MN Youth

Maitland-Newcastle heads to ACYF: Day 7 (Perth - St John of God Retreat Centre)

December 12, 2019 Alexander Foster

The Australian Catholic Youth Festival (ACYF) came to an end yesterday evening with a closing mass at Trinity College in Perth attended by over 5,500 pilgrims.

Maitland-Newcastle heads to ACYF: Day 6 (Festival Day 3) IMAGE MN Youth

Maitland-Newcastle heads to ACYF: Day 6 (Festival Day 3)

December 11, 2019 Alexander Foster

Tuesday 10 December marked the third and final day of the Australian Catholic Youth Festival 2019 in Perth, Western Australia.

Maitland-Newcastle heads to ACYF: Day 5 (Festival Day 2) IMAGE MN Youth

Maitland-Newcastle heads to ACYF: Day 5 (Festival Day 2)

December 10, 2019 Alexander Foster

“It will be hard to match the energy of yesterday,” I heard a young pilgrim say as we walked into the day two opening plenary session of the Australian Catholic Youth Festival 2019. Hard, yes, but it happened.

Maitland-Newcastle heads to ACYF: Day 4 (Festival Day 1) IMAGE MN Youth

Maitland-Newcastle heads to ACYF: Day 4 (Festival Day 1)

December 08, 2019 Alexander Foster

We finally made it! 3 days after departing Newcastle, our pilgrims finally got to enjoy the first day of the Australian Catholic Youth Festival 2019 in Perth.

Maitland-Newcastle heads to ACYF: Day 3 (Mass at St Mary's Cathedral) IMAGE MN Youth

Maitland-Newcastle heads to ACYF: Day 3 (Mass at St Mary's Cathedral)

December 07, 2019 Alexander Foster

“We’re very lucky to be able to have mass tonight at St Mary’s Cathedral,” Maitland-Newcastle’s Australian Catholic Youth Festival (ACYF) group coordinator, Samantha Hill said to us tonight, and how right she was!