Upcoming Events

Doves Meeting!

Sunday, 10th June 2012 6pm - 8pm at Our Lady of the Assumption.

Doves Summer Meeting!

Sunday, 5th August 2012 6pm - 8pm at Our Lady of the Assumption.

Doves Peace Month Meeting.

October is Peace Month and 2012 will be our 3rd Peace Month at the Doves Youth Group. We will host a special guest to help us celebrate and share PEACE!

Meeting: Sunday, 7th October 6 - 8pm at Our Lady of the Assumption.

Previous Events

Fair Trade Fortnight 2012!

On the eve of Fair Trade Fortnight the Doves Youth Group will be holding a special meeting. Alan from Fairtrade Swansea will be coming to talk to us about histrip to Tanzania and to a co-operative that produces coffee for CafeDirect. We will also have plenty of Fair Trade chocolate and refreshments on hand for everyone to try!

 

Sunday 26th February, 2012. Time: 6 - 8pm at Our Lady of the Assumption, cost £2 (profits to the Children's Cancer Charity the Christian Lewis Trust)

MAP nite @ St Benedict's, Sketty Friday 2nd December, 2011 7.30 -10pm.

If you are in year 7 and above then St. Benedict's have an event for you! It involves PIZZA! Need I say more? Other than confirm your attendance because St. Benedict's needs to know so they have enough PIZZA!

Pax Christi event Sunday 9th October, 2011.

Further details on the poster below and on the peace page.

Sadly due to lack of interest (no confirmed attendees) the charity family walk planned for this weekend has had to be cancelled. We hope to reschedule for the Spring if people are interested!!

 

 

Doves Family Hike Sunday 2nd October, 2011.

We'll be hiking up Pen y Fan for charity! After the ascent Father Ceirion will be saying Mass on the top of the mighty mountain (so no need to worry about going to mass first). This event is aimed at all the family, children, teens, parents are all welcome/expected! The cost is £5 per person - this will include a packed lunch and refreshments for the journey (with any profits going to the Christian Lewis Trust obviously). And even better news we have a sponsorship form (courtesy of Sharon from the Christian Lewis Trust) so you can be sponsored for your hike (email us for a copy)!!!!! It's going to be epic - don't you dare miss out - meet at the Storey Arms car park. Wear hiking boots, warm clothes, bring waterproofs (just in case) and a rucksack for your food! Prize for the most embarrassing bobble hat... We need numbers for the hike by September 16th.

3rd July, 2011 - Doves Prom 2011!

After all the hard work we've put in this year it's time to party!
Fabulous food! Excellent company! Good Music!
Tickets £6 payable on the door (or in advance) - Free for those who volunteer a few hours of their time to the charity bag packing on the 2nd July (thanks to an mysterious anonymous benefactor).

2nd July, 2011 - Christian Lewis  Trust Charity Bag Pack at Sainsbury's.

We need at least 15 volunteers - for however long you can spare. Get in touch and let us know what time you can make. Let's raise lots of money for a great cause!

12th June, 2011 - Visit from Bishop Tom.

We are very pleased indeed to announce that Bishop Tom Burns, the Bishop of our diocese, Menevia, will be visiting the Doves Youth Group! Sadly Bishop Tom couldn't make it - so we had a chill out session, we will be in negotations with Bishop Tom shortly to re-arrange his visit.

4th June, 2011 - Pentecost Youth Vigil with Bishop Tom.

Organised by the Diocese of Menevia Youth Commission, Bishop Vaughan Catholic Comprehensive, St. John Lloyd Catholic Comprehensive, St. Joseph's Catholic Comprehensive and Swansea University Catholic Society. The Pentecost Vigil will be held at 8pm at St. Joseph's Cathedral, Swansea. Everyone is welcome!

15th May, 2011 - Christian Lewis Trust.

The Christian Lewis Trust are the Doves choosen charity to fundraise for, and representatices from the Trust will be coming to the Doves to give an insight into their work, and what the money we are raising is going towards.

1st May, 2011 - Doves Meeting.

17th April, 2011 - A practical Introduction to First Aid.

The Red Cross will be dropping by to the Youth Group to give a hands on training session on first aid. You'll get to grips with some life saving skills and be able to find out more about first aid. If you already know some first aid it will be an oppertunity to brush up and expand on your skills.

3rd April, 2011 - Doves Meeting - Environmental Theme.

Using materials priovided by Operation Noah we will be looking at the Catholic Church's social teaching on the environment, look at Climate Change and Global Warming, and will debate various Climate Myths!

 

20th March, 2011 - Doves Meeting with very special guest Kelsang Tumo.

We are very grateful to be welcoming Kelsang Tumo of the Dharmavajra Kadampa Buddhist Centre, Swansea. Keslang Tumo will be coming to talk to us about Buddhism, Kadampa Buddhism, her journey as a Buddhist Nun and what we as Christians have in common with Buddhists.

6th March, 2011 - Fair Trade@Doves - Learn about Fair Trade and get to taste some Fair Trade products including Divine Chocolate, Tradecraft Cookies and Ubuntu Cola!

 

Parents please come at 8.30pm and join us in our Big Brew in aid of Tradecraft and taste some great fairtrade tea or coffee, with fairtrade honey or fairtrade sugar. All donations from the teas and coffes will go to Trafecraft.

6th February, 2011 - City of Sanctuary come to Doves. Keith and his collegue Anna (who is 16) and a refugee from Azerbaijan will be coming to talk to you about the City of Sanctuary Swansea.

30th January, 2011 - Doves meeting - all about inter faith. There will be activities, a film about a visit to the Swansea Synagogue and food!

9th January, 2011 - First Meeting of 2011. Jo, the biodiversity officer for Swansea, will be coming to do a fun workshop all about the Environment around us.

It's the Doves Christmas Party! December 12th 2010.

Enjoy some festive fun at the last Doves Meeting of 2010 with live music!

Chill out @ Doves - November 28th 2010

Come to Doves, no guest speakers, no firm plans, just come and chat and enjoy some fab food.

Anti Bullying Talk by BulliesOut! 14th November 2010

Linda James founder of the anti-bullying charity BulliesOut will be giving a talk and running a anti-bullying workshop. She will also, hopefully be bringing along Welsh International Rugby Union Referee Nigel Owens who is patron of the charity and he will also share his insights on bullying.

The hall will be open for refreshments (and socialising) from 6.30pm and the talk will start promptly at 7pm.

This talk is open to ALL young people so if you know anyone who might like to come please bring them along.

- Refreshments will be provided.
- Cost £1.

All Saints Party - October 31st 2010

Come to the All Saints party. We'll have party games and prizes for the best dressed!

Special Youth Group Meeting with Guest Speaker Pam Evans - October 17th 2010

 

Pam Evans of Peace Mala is paying us a visit. She will do a talk on Peace Mala and then you can make a Peace Mala to take home! Please make sure you confirm your attendance to Fr. Ceirion before the meeting so we can make sure we have enough Malas for everyone to make one.
 

Charity Car Bootsale - October 9th 2010

 

If you can help out on the Saturday morning drop us an email at dovesyouth@yahoo.co.uk, or if you'd like to help out pricing up the items to sell we'll be doing that on Friday night. All for a good cause!

 

If you have any stuff you don't want - which we could sell drop it off to the Priory by Octiober 8th!

Saint David's Priory Peace Week!

 

(04/10/10) As part of the Parish of St. David's Peace week Fr. Ceirion has invited Pat Gaffney, the General Secretary of Pax Christi to address the community. She will be giving a talk on "Jesus and the spirituality and Practice of nonviolence".

 

(07/10/10) On Thursday Night Fr. Ceirion will give a talk called "I leave you my Peace": what the Church says about Peace.

 

(08/10/10) Prof. T. Bowyer will be giving a presentation about Oscar Romero, a witness to Peace and Nonviolence.

 

All meetings @ 7pm in parish hall, refreshments provided

 

(10/10/10)  A Eucharist for Peace and Reconciliation (11 am)
  
A very warm welcome to all! - Croeso cynnes iawn i bawb!

Youth Group Meeting - October 3rd 2010

 

To start the Peace Month we'll be having a meeting on October 3rd, we'll discuss the Peace Mala concept, learn about St Francis of Assisi (who's feast day it is), make posters for the Peace Party and go to the Peace Garden!

Youth Group Meeting

 

Meeting over in the hall on the 19th September, 7 -9pm.

Youth Group Meeting

 

Meeting over in the hall on the 5th September, 7 -9pm.

Youth Group Meeting

 

Meeting over in the hall on Sunday the 22nd August, 7 - 9pm!

Doves Charity Quiz Night

 

The Doves Charity Quiz Night is on Friday 13th August quiz kicks off at 7pm (if you are coming to help pop by at 6.30pm!) With some puzzling questions and great prizes on offer be sure to join in the fun!

 

We are raising money for the Pakistan Flood Appeal!

Youth Group Meeting

Our next meeting is on Sunday 8th August, 7 - 9pm. Where we will arrange the upcoming quiz night.

'Summer Sweetness' Jam and Cake Sale

A parishioner has kindly volunteered to sell some homemade jam and cakes for us after mass! Be there on Sunday August 8th!