World Youth Day New Orleans
This one-day conference is a time for celebration, learning, prayer, and challenges in a context of community for students in the high school track for grades 8-12 and the junior high track for grades 6-7. This year, the event will be held at the Ernest N Morial Convention Center on Sunday, October 25, 2015 from 9am-5pm. Registration packets have been sent to youth ministers and high school campus ministers. Visit the WYD website, www.wydno.com for information.
WHO: All 6th -12th graders from across the Archdiocese of New Orleans are invited to attend; groups from parish youth ministry programs,religious education/Confirmation classes, and schools are very welcome and encouraged! The junior high track is grades 6-7, and the high school track is for grades 8-12.
WHAT: The 29th Archdiocesan Youth Conference held as part of the annual national celebration of World Youth Day! There will be inspirational speakers, workshops to deepen our faith and learn about teen issues, celebration of the Eucharist with Archbishop Gregory Aymond, praise & worship music, prayer opportunities, exhibitors and much more!
WHEN: Sunday, October 25, 2015. Check-in at 8:30 AM; program begins at 9:30 AM; day concludes at 5:00 PM
WHERE: Ernest N. Moral Convention Center, New Orleans. Great Hall & Meeting Rooms (enter at Hall A; Julia St at Convention Center Blvd)
WHY: To join young people from across the greater New Orleans area in celebrating the young Catholic Church of the Archdiocese of New Orleans; to gather, affirm, break open, and send forth!
HOW: Register by logging in to the CYO website in the upper right hand corner of this page. Once you have logged in, it should say "Hi" with your name. Hover over that box and a drop down menu will appear. Click on "Register for an Event". Click on World Youth Day 2015 and enter all of your information. Registration is due 5:00 PM on Friday, October 16, 2015. Credit card payments are accepted on the website or a check may be mailed to the CYO Office. Payments must be complete prior to the conference. This is the ONLY deadline and the cost is $35 per youth. One adult may attend for FREE for every ten paid youth; additional adults can be registered for $35 per person. There is no on-site registration.