First youth synod

Published September 1, 2003

The diocese of Central Newfoundland held its first youth synod in May at Mint Brook Camp and Conference Centre. Motions included the creation of a quarterly diocesan youth newsletter, the appointment of a youth delegate to the diocesan synod and a new confirmation program for all parishes. The young people heard presentations on the sacraments and travelled to Gander for a day of swimming and bowling. They also attended an evening service at St. Martin?s Cathedral in Gander. The diocesan newspaper reports that a call for a motion to close synod was met with silence ?as none seemed to want to conclude a positive experience.?


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