Fr Morgan Batt: Youth Ministry is Mentoring


Fr Morgan Batt has not only been in the youth ministry game for over 30 years, he is Australia’s first paid parish youth minister! These days he is the Director of Vocations for the Archdiocese of Brisbane (among many other roles), and certainly has many tales to tell in mentoring young people!

Fr Morgan Batt of Vocations Brisbane explains what inspired him to get involved in youth ministry, and why youth ministry is ultimately about mentoring.


To find out more about Vocations Brisbane and Canali House, visit the Vocations Brisbane website.

Make a Mess is a series of interviews with youth ministry experts, inspired by Pope Francis’ call to youth for a “mess” to result from World Youth Day in Rio. Each episode features a different youth minister speaking about their experience and desires for youth ministry in the Catholic Church.

This episode was recorded at Ignite Conference 2015.

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