"The Church needs you, your enthusiasm, your creativity and the joy that is so characteristic of you… You can be joyful witnesses of His love, courageous witnesses of His Gospel, carrying to this world a ray of His light."
Over 20,000 young people, in 23 diocese throughout Ireland and the UK have successfully completed the Pope John Paul II Award.
WHO IS THE AWARD FOR?
The Pope John Paul II Award is for young people over the age of 16 (post GCSE). It is non-competitive, inclusive, flexible and voluntary.
Take an active part in the life of your Church
The Award enables participants to take an active part in the life of their Church - in the life of their community and society. It also enables young people become more aware of the teaching and role of the Catholic Church in the world and to engage at a deep level with Christ.
Participate in school, parish and community activities
The Award is committed to helping young people enhance their spiritual, physical, emotional and social development through participation in school, parish and community activities.
To connect with an Award Leader in your area contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Download registration forms, record cards and a handbook here on the official JPII website.
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