Young Catholic

Please see below for a selection of national, international and local information. If you have any information about traditional Catholic events, which would be suitable for young adults please e-mail giving a brief description of the nature of the activities involved.

National Events

Marian Day of Recollection at St. Thomas More's Church, Cheltenham 5th May 2018

This will involve a Rosary, enrolement in the Brown Scapular of Mount Carmel, the Crowning of Mary, a small Marian Procession and a talk by Dominic Meigh of the "Renewal of Marian Devotion.

Starts at c.10am - ends at approx 3pm 

Contact Damian Barker on 07908105787 for more details.

Please note this is organised by Chelt YCA but OPEN TO ALL AGES.


YCA National Weekend at Douai Abbey, Berks on 20-22nd Oct 2017- with Fr. Lawrence Lew OP., and Fr. Abbot of Douai

During the weekend of the 7-9 September 2018, Young Catholic Adults will be running a retreat at Douai Abbey, it will feature Fr. Lawrence Lew O.P., and Fr. Abbot of Douai.
The weekend will be full-board. YCA will be running the weekend with the Schola Gregoriana of Cambridge of Cambridge who will be holding Gregorian Chant workshops.
There will also be a Marian Procession, Rosaries, Sung Masses, Confession and socials. All Masses will be celebrated in the Extraordinary form.

Please note to guarantee your place this year Douai Abbey have requested that everyone books in 3 weeks before the start of the weekend i.e.17th Aug 2018.
More information:


For  YCA online booking please see:-

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International Events


Organisation for the 35th Pilgrimage of Notre Dame de Chretiente (the 24th undertaken by British Chapters) is well underway. 

For more details see:-

Local Events

YCA and Other Local Groups

Cheltenham YCA
Meeting times:-

* First Wednesday - Low Mass, (EF) at St. Gregory's Church, Cheltenham (GL50 3PR), preceded by a Rosary and confessions - the Rosary and the serving are organised by Cheltenham Young Catholic Adults.

*3rd Saturday of the month either social or devotions.

 Please see for more info. Or text Damian Barker on 07909 105787.

London Groups

18-35 Group run by Brompton Oratory

Meeting for young adults 18-35 years, which meets on the Thursday nearest the 20th of the month at 8pm at St. Wilfrid's Hall at Brompton Oratory, Brompton Road, London SW7 2RP.
For more information contact Fr. Rupert McHardy at:-
Or telephone 0207 808 0900. For information on how to get to the Oratory click here.

London Juventutem 

Is for folk 18-35 Catholics and non-Catholics equally welcome! Questions: For more details see

Bristol Twenties and Thirties group

For young Catholic adults in the Bristol area, the Twenties and Thirties group meets regularly at the Channings pub on Pembroke Road in Clifton, from 7pm on Sundays and for other spiritual and social events e.g. pub nights, meals, the cinema and prayer meetings. If you'd like more info or to join our mailing list please email