Events For Youth

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Upcoming Youth Ministry Events!


Diocesan Catholic Youth Conference

Saturday, November 19, 2022

Come join youth from parishes across Central New York for the Diocesan Catholic Youth Conference! Steve Angrisano will be our featured speaker and musician, and Bishop Douglas Lucia will join us to celebrate Mass.  

The event is open to youth in grades 7-12. 

For more information or to register, visit the event page.

Pilgrimage for Life

January 19-21, 2023

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

This is open to youth in grades 7-12.

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Good Friday Stations of the Cross 

April 7, 2023

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

July 14-16, 2023

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. 

For more information about the Steubenville Summer Conference or to be notified when registration opens, subscribe to our email list

Middle School Summer Pilgrimage to Niagara Falls

August 12, 2023

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, visit a Marian Shrine, and finish the day with laser tag and dinner at LASERTRON.

This all-day event is open to boys and girls entering grades 6th through 8th.

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National Catholic Youth Conference (Biennial Event)

November 16-19, 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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