Who we are

We are SYMT, the Shrewsbury Youth Mission Team, It is our vision to encourage, empower and equip the young people, and youth leaders of the Diocese of Shrewsbury. We continually plan an exciting calendar of events, from regional evenings of [...]


It is our mission as the Shrewsbury Youth Mission Team, SYMT, to encourage, empower and equip young people, and youth leaders, to bring them closer to Jesus Christ and His Church. In his letter to mark the beginning of preparations for [...]


At the centre of our logo as SYMT is the “broken cross” that is most commonly associated with Saint Pope John Paul II. He carried a Papal staff, known as the Papal ferula which depicted this image. For us, as [...]


19th December 2018


What: Worship Wednesdays – an online event of worship and prayer. SYMT will be hosting an hour of worship and prayer from their Youth office. They invite you to join them in this time to create a unique community of prayer and celebration. When: We have four dates this Autumn 2018 26th Sept 31st Oct […]

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30th January 2019

Rooted in Christ – Youth Leader’s Training

What: Rooted in Christ – Youth Leader’s Training evening Where: Orchard Café, Shrewsbury Cathedral, 11, Belmont, Shrewsbury SY1 1TE When: 30th January 2019 Who: Great for Parish Youth Leaders, Clergy, Staff with a care for Catholicity, Young Adults with an interest in youth ministry. Time: 6pm-8.30pm Cost: No cost, and we will provide refreshments. Booking: Please email to register initial interest. Booking […]

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2nd March 2019

FLAME 2019

What: Flame 2019 A whole day of uplifting music and teaching that is relevant to YOU!! Where: Wembley Arena Theme: Significance Who: Flame is for students in Yr 10 and above. When: March 2nd 2019 How to book: Bookings are through school and Parish groups. Please ask your Lay Chaplain/Head of RE/Parish Priest to contact us. If […]

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7th June 2019

World Youth Day at Home

What: World Youth Day at Home When Panamá is too far…we will bring World Youth Day to you! A weekend Festival of all things World Youth Day. Expect AMAZING speakers, AMAZING worship and bands, AMAZING times of prayer together and lots of fun! This weekend has been put together by the Shrewsbury, Leeds, Salford and Birmingham […]

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25th July 2019

#Shrews2Lourdes 2019

Pilgrimage to Lourdes When: 25th July – 2nd August 2019 Where: Lourdes, France Who: There are groups going from across the Diocese More details: In Lourdes? Follow us on social media to keep up with what’s going on, updates on where the Youth Mission Team will be and where you can get some freebies from!!! […]

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11th August 2019

Lifeteen Summer Camp 2019

What: Lifeteen Summer Camp UK 2019 #LTCAMPUK A week packed with high-adrenaline outdoor adventure including archery, mountain biking, climbing and much more. Enjoy a full day at Alton Towers and of course Mass, Reconciliation, amazing music, Eucharistic Adoration and talks from international speakers. Why: Journey with new friends, be transformed as you pray, share and have fun together. Encounter your faith in a new way and delve […]

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25th October 2017


Prepare the way In today’s Gospel we hear that St John the Baptist used these words from the Book of Isaiah to preach to people around the Jordan ‘Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight’; he told them that the Messiah was coming and they should be ready. As we journey further […]

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