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The Trinity Conference 2022: A Catholic Response to the Digital Age



What's happening?

The online conference will provide a Catholic Christian response to the challenges and opportunities of the digital age. 

Who is it for?

Anybody over 18 years old is welcome to attend. It will be of particular interest to those who work with young people in a Catholic setting and those wanting to explore the interface between faith and digital media.

When is it?

Thursday 9 and Friday 10 June 2022, 9.30am - 3.00pm. 


Thursday 9 June 2022Friday 10 June 2022

9.30am - Welcome and Opening Prayer

Professor Charles Egbu, Vice Chancellor, Leeds Trinity University

Bishop John Arnold, Bishop of Salford 

9.30am - Welcome and Opening Prayer

Hannah Hayward, Coordinating Lay Chaplain, Leeds Trinity University

9.45am - Getting our bearings in a digital age

Archbishop John Wilson, Archbishop of Southwark

9.45am - Reaching young people in an overconnected world: exploring holy and healthy practices of digital behaviour

Pippa Baker, full-time Lay Missionary and former Marketing Manager in the City of London

10.30am - Digital Revolution and the death of freedom?

Jean Casey, Investment Banker, CEO, Entrepreneur and University Lecturer

10.30am - Old principles in new places

Tom Baptist, Director of Youth Services, Diocese of Nottingham 

11.15am - Break 11:15am - Break 

11:45am - Online safety in 2022 and beyond 

Jonathan Taylor, Social Media Awareness consultant

11.45am - Transforming Transmission

Dr Karen North, Senior Lecturer, St Mary's University


Cultivating Character for the digital age

Dr Tom Harrison, Director of Education at the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues and Programme Director for the MA in Character Education at the University of Birmingham


Harnessing the potential of AR and VR  for an emerging digital generation

Ben Jones, Founder and CEO of Missional Generation

1.15pm - Lunch 1.15pm - Lunch  

2.15 - Living fruitfully in a digital world

Isaac Withers, Creative Director, Peter's House Catholic creative agency

2.15pm - Panel and Closing Prayer

with John Arnold, Isaac Withers and Pippa Baker

3.00pm - Finish 2.45pm - Finish

To find out more about our speakers, see: TC22 speaker biographies

How much is it? 

The Trinity Conference Standard online attendance fee is £50

The Trinity Conference Leeds Trinity University Staff (online attendance) is free

What will I get?

Online attendance conference package:

  • Live access to the conference on 9 and 10 June 2022
  • Online link to the talks, once the conference has finished
  • A hard copy of the Post-Conference Publication

Leeds Trinity University online delegate (current student or staff member):

  • Live link to the online conference
  • Online link to the talks, once the conference has finished
  • A digital copy of the Post-Conference publication

How can I book?

To book your place, please click here for the Online Store. 

Further information

For further information or if you have any queries, please email Hannah Hayward or call 0113 283 7100 ext 435


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