The Catholic Parish of St Swithun Wells offers a variety of opportunities and activities for young people across all six Churches. Here you can find information about the Parish Youth Groups, recent and forthcoming events and activities, special prayers for young people and useful links.

For information about First Holy Communion and Confirmation programmes in the Parish, visit our Sacraments page for details on how we support our youth during these important journeys in their faith development.   If you would like more information on any of the events or opportunities for young people in the Parish, or would like to become involved, then please contact the Parish Office for the Youth Ministry Team. 

Key Contacts

St Andrew’s & St Joseph’s
Contact: Maryanne Steele
Tel: 01794 521374

St Edward the Confessor
Contact: Malcolm Dolbear or Heather Hauschild
Tel: 023 8026 5580 or 023 8026 9778

Our Lady Queen of Apostles
Contact: Anthony McEwen
Tel: 01489 877448


Inspire:  Inspire is a new group for people aged 11-13.  A mixture of activities, games, and learning about our faith.  Currently running fortnightly on Wednesday evenings at St Edward the Confessor Church, Chandlers Ford. 

Contact: Malcolm Dolbear
Tel: 02380 265580

SWAG - St Swithun Wells Acting Group St Swithun Wells Acting group gives the youngsters of our parish an oppurtunity to take part in drama and theatre. Please click here to read more about SWAG.

Contact:Joanna Azavedo-Parker
Email :
Tel: 07437 440299


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Catholic Gap Year

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