Our youth are a bit different from most, people tend to move out of "down town" Brighton when they have children, those who attend our Primary School tend to be the children of parents who work in the parish rather than live here. Are "you
When I was a seminarian lots of my confreres used to dash of the Taize to sit in silence, singing things in a language they didn't know very well. I remember a liturgical directive from one of their manuals, thirty years ago (gasp!) stressing the importance of everyone facing the same direction!
One thing I have noticed with Masses I have celebrated according to the Missal of the Blessed John XXIII is the number of young men under thirty who come. I know other priests have noticed on this.