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.

World Youth Day – Lisbon, Portugal

July 28 – August 7, 2023

World Youth Day 2023 – Lisbon

Travel to Lisbon, Portugal and Fatima for World Youth Day 2023!

Dates: July 28-August 7, 2023
Cost: $3495 per person
Open to youth and young adults ages 16+

Join the Diocese of Syracuse and the Holy Father for a week of prayer and festivities with youth and young adults from all over the world!Tentative Itinerary:
Friday, July 28  –  Depart for Lisbon.
Saturday, July 29-Sunday, July 30  –  Sightsee Lisbon and surrounding area.
Monday, July 31-Sunday, August 6  –  Participate in World Youth Day Events. This includes a Papal Welcome, Opening Mass, Stations of the Cross, Vigil, and Closing Mass.
Monday, August 7  –  Depart for Syracuse.Deposit of $495 due November 15th

Visit the diocesan website to register!

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.