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This site is supported by MAYO (Mission Action Youth Organisation) group at Mazenod College, Victoria. It provides the opportunity for young Catholics to live out their faith together. Young Catholics are invited to join the site and get involved in the various projects. MAYO also provides the opportunity for other groups to use the site and so to work together to "leave nothing undared for the Kingdom of God" (St. Eugene). Part of this site is for the various MAYO core groups. Local youth groups around Mazenod are listed to encourage students to participate in their own youth parish youth groups. The projects are for anyone to join and get invovled in or even start new appropriate projects. The help section below is fairly comprehensive and should be able to answer most questions you have. This site is still developing so if you think it could be better than get invovled and help us improve it!

What is MAYO?

MAYO (Mission Action Youth Organisation) is an Oblate initiative at Mazenod College Mulgrave. It has evolved out of students who were involved in a year 9 Extension RE program. It seeks to primarily allow students to come to life-long personal relationship with Christ within the Oblate Charism, be formed through catechesis, apostolate, friendship and prayer to discern their personal vocation in life and then live it out, whatever it may be.

MAYO is named after Rev. Prof. Juan Antonio Perez Mayo OMI who died a martyr in Spain in 1932. He was a professor at 26, and was martyred at 29 years old. His process for sainthood is current. MAYO is also an acronym for Mission Action Youth Organization. This is a similar title to the Mission Action Day run at Mazenod College each year to raise funds for the missions. MAYO also seeks to take its inspiration from the youth organization begun by St. Eugene himself, the Sodality of Christian Youth. MAYO seeks to fulfil St. Eugene's wish of forming saints, ie, "make them human, make them Christian, make them saints". It is hoped that through the program students will become the future leaders within the Church to serve Christ as He calls them. It is a place for that call to be heard and responded to, and thus to "leave nothing undared for the kingdom of God."

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Updated date: November 29, 2018 - 12:20pm

A Sprint is where a group of people come together and push ahead with projects that have been slowly developing, and is a great way to learn from other people.This term usually refers to programming applications and games. MAYO, however, is more than just programming, and we try to fit everyone's talents into this sprint, which includes musical and artistic abilities; as you can see in our agenda for this Sprint. This is the end of year three day Sprint.

Updated date: December 2, 2018 - 10:47am

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Down to earth is a great one day retreat to have fun, games, prayer, talks, mass and more. 

8th December: Feast of the Immaculate Conception.

Mazenod College in Mulgrave (Kernot Ave)

9am to 6pm Retreat $10

6pm Dinner $10

7pm to 9pm Youth Rally FREE!

Updated date: November 29, 2018 - 12:11pm

Download the flyer

Down to earth is a great one day retreat to have fun, games, prayer, talks, mass and more. 

8th December: Feast of the Immaculate Conception.

Mazenod College in Mulgrave (Kernot Ave)

9am to 6pm Retreat $10

6pm Dinner $10

7pm to 9pm Youth Rally FREE!

Updated date: October 23, 2018 - 4:49am

The Mission Action Youth Organisation (MAYO), is an organisation within Mazenod that is run by students, with the goal of encouraging greater commitment to Jesus Christ in the school. MAYO strengthens the individual faith lives of its students. This year, a lot of work has been but into a number of different programs and activities run around the school. MAYO has solidified and improved its leadership structure and website. A large amount of work has been done on the MAYO statutes and Open Catechesis website.

Updated date: September 4, 2018 - 2:19am

Mazenodian Report 2017