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Pilgrimage for Life - January

January 2021

Join us and 300,000 people from across the country at the March for Life in Washington, D.C.!

This event is a 3-day pilgrimage open to youth in grades 7 through 12. The trip includes museum and monument tours, Mass with Bishop Lucia at the National Basilica, and attendance at the Life is Very Good Evening of Prayer!


Pro-Life Leadership Day

February 29, 2020  

Learn simple ways to defend and communicate your pro-life beliefs! Join youth from around central New York for a day of food, fun, friends, and learning key ways to defend life.

This is open to youth in grades 9-12.

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Spring Youth Rallies

 April/May 2020

Join youth from your area this spring for food, fun, and faith at our Regional Rally! With a special guest speaker and Praise and Worship, this is a great way to wrap up the school year.

Open to youth in grades 7 -12. Parents are encouraged to attend!



Good Friday Stations of the Cross

 Good Friday, April 10, 2020

Youth, families, and young adults are invited to join Bishop Lucia in praying the Stations of the Cross on Good Friday evening. Join us at 6:30 pm for a candlelight outdoor service at Christ the King Retreat House in Syracuse.  A pizza dinner will be provided following the service.   

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Steubenville Summer Conference

July 10-12, 2020  

Join the Syracuse Diocesan Youth Office as we travel to Steubenville Main Campus for a life-changing weekend along with 2200 other young people coming together to draw closer to Christ and renew their faith.  The weekend is packed with engaging sessions, concerts, prayer, and opportunities to encounter Christ!

Diocesan trip registration includes Conference registration, transportation, prizes, meals, t-shirts for each day, and lodging.

This trip is open to youth in grades 9-12.

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Middle School Summer Pilgrimage to Niagara Falls - August

 August 1, 2020

Come join the Diocese of Syracuse Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry on a special summer pilgrimage for middle school students!  We will visit Niagara Falls, ride the Maid of the Mist or see the Cave of the Winds, visit a Marian Shrine for Mass, and end the day with pizza and games! 

This event is open to boys and girls entering grades 6 through 8.


 
Fall Youth Rallies

Fall 2020 

Join youth from your area this fall for food, fun, and faith at our Regional Rally! With a special guest speaker and Praise and Worship, this is a great way to kick off the school year.

Open to youth in grades 7 -12. Parents are encouraged to attend!



NCYC (Biennial Event)

 November 18-20, 2021

The National Catholic Youth Conference is a powerful, biennial, three-day experience of prayer, community, and empowerment for Catholic teenagers (of high school age) and their adult chaperones.  Join the Syracuse Diocese Delegation and don't miss the powerful talks, informative and inspiring workshops, music, and of course experiencing the sacraments with over 20,000 young Catholics from around the US!  

Youth participants must be a current high school student (grades 9 through 12) at the time of registration.

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