Young people are vital our communities and as such youth ministry is a priority within the Diocese of Northampton. Supporting the work of the great number of volunteers across Northamptonshire, Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire, the NYMO team are available from their base in Luton. Fr Simon Penhalagan is the chair of the Bishop’s Liaison Group for Youth Ministry as well as representing NYMO both within and outside our diocesan boundaries.
Neil Roseman is our Director of Youth Ministry. Neil co-ordinates the lux. programme including its residential weekends, the Lourdes pilgrimage, he is responsible for strategy implementation and staff management alongside budget and office management. He also works with specific parishes to support them in developing youth groups. You can email Neil on email@example.com
Steve Harris is our Diocesan Youth Minister - Centre. He supports youth ministry within parishes and helps to develop youth leaders, as well as linking our young people with the wider Church. Steve also co-ordinates our annual Confirmantion retreat 'Blaze' and runs our Salt & Light project for young people aged 16-18 years old. Get in touch with him at firstname.lastname@example.org
Fiona Murphy is our Administrator who looks after the day-to-day running of the office. Email Fiona at email@example.com
Olivia Rzadkiewicz is our Communications and Events Coordinator.
Say hello to her at Olivia@nymo.org
The diocesan youth ministry is principally carried out by enthusiastic volunteers in the parishes. There are four paid 'pastoral assistants' with some responsibility for youth ministry, as well as one full time paid youth co-ordinator at St Joseph's, Gerrards Cross. For more information about the diocese please visit the Diocesan Website.