The Geraldton Catholic Youth Group is very excited about its trip to Perth for the Steve Angrisano music workshop to be held from May 24-26.
The diocesan youth group was formed last year and some of the members have also formed a choir to sing once a month at the Sunday night Mass at the Geraldton Cathedral, with Angela Ayeni as their choir leader.
Some activities they have had already are movie nights, a sports night at Nagle Catholic College’s amazing new gym, playing volleyball on the beach and doing some gardening for the local St Vincent de Paul organisation.
The youth group is for high school-aged students, and has a good mix of ages and boys and girls.
Youth chaplain for Perth’s Catholic Youth Ministry (CYM) Fr Mark Payton suggested the group travel to Perth for the Steve Angrisano workshop, to help inspire its newly formed choir.
He also suggested the group attend the CYM Rally, which will be held on the same weekend, and mix with some Perth youth groups.
It was too good an opportunity to miss, and even though some students are in their WACE year, the decision was made to come to Perth.
The group has received donations from local member Ian Blayney and some parishioners towards its trip to Perth. It was difficult to find accommodation, but students managed to get two holiday houses in Cannington.