St Mary's Cathedral


The Source

The Source is the youth event held at St Mary's Cathedral and organised by the Youth Ministry Team.The Source is a time of prayer for all those in Year 9 and above. Afterwards there is a chance to socialise with other young people from across the diocese in the Cloister Café where there is free food!

For more information and dates see

FLAME 2019

The National Catholic Youth Congress, Flame, took place at Wembley Arena on 2nd March 2019. 800 young people from our Diocese participated, including a group from the Cathedral.
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The John Paul II Award encourages young people to become actively involved in their church and local communities and to receive the benefits that come from living out their faith in a real and tangible way.

The Pope John Paul II Award is for anyone between the age of 16-18. Its non-competitive, inclusive, flexible and voluntary. Many of our young people sign up through their School Chaplain or at a sixth form induction. If you are interested in participating or would like more information, please contact the Cathedral Office.
Telephone: 0191 232 6953 ext. 200 or Email: or alternatively, registration forms can also be downloaded from the website:
The completed form should be returned to the Cathedral Office with a registration fee of £10. Please make cheques payable to YMT.