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Pilgrimage for Life 2022

January 20-22, 2022

Join the Diocese of Syracuse for the annual Pilgrimage for Life youth trip to Washington, D.C.!

On this powerful 3-day experience, participants will travel to Washington D.C., attend Mass with Bishop Lucia, enjoy a guided walking tour of the monuments, see the Smithsonian Museums, join an evening Youth Rally with Sr. Josephine Garret, CSFN and music by Dave Moore, and of course, participate in the National March for Life.

This is open to youth in grades 7-12.

Click HERE for the Group Registration form.

For more information please contact: 
Marie Gibbons, Program Director  I  I  315.414.7139

Good Friday Stations of the Cross 

April 15,  2022

Youth, families, and young adults are invited to join Bishop Lucia in praying the Stations of the Cross on Good Friday evening. 

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Steubenville Summer Conference

Summer 2022

Steubenville Summer Conference is an annual event for youth entering grades 9-12. At Steubenville, high schoolers experience a life-changing encounter with Christ through the sacraments, music, speakers, and more. 

Middle School Summer Pilgrimage to Niagara Falls

 August 2022

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 youth entering grades 6 through 8.

Stay tuned for More Information and Registration.

Pro-Life Leadership Conference


Learn simple ways to defend and communicate your pro-life beliefs! The Pro-Life Leadership Conference is more than just a day to learn about pro-life issues, it is a chance to learn how to apply the issues to your life after the conference. Learn how to discuss these difficult conversations with family members and peers and to be confident while doing so.

This is open to youth in grades 9-12.

  National Catholic Youth Conference (Biennial Event)

   November 2023

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 current high school students (grades 9 through 12) at the time of registration.

More Information and Registration will be announced when available.



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