Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 14, 2013
On November 21-23, 2013, Indianapolis’ Lucas Oil Stadium will be the host of the largest biennial gathering of Catholic teenagers in the country. With approximately 23,000 participants and 30 U.S. Catholic Bishops, this event produced and presented by the National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry is planned to be a powerful, life-changing faith experience facilitated by top national speakers, performers, musicians, and youth themselves.
With national speaker and artist Jesse Manibusan as this year’s emcee, keynote speakers include Bob Perron of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, Jackie Francois of Orange County, California, and Ansel Augustine of the Archdiocese of New Orleans. Top musical performers include internationally known Christian artists, Israel Houghton and Matt Maher, along with top Catholic artists from around the U.S. The three-day conference will include opportunities for spiritual growth, prayer, learning, and service. Attendees will be served with an extensive program of workshops and prayer experiences, along with the Inspiration Junction theme park, which will include service opportunities and exhibits for all registrants.
Live streaming of the main sessions from Lucas Oil Stadium will be provided, especially for parents, and those who cannot attend and want to share in the experience. Information and a link to the live stream can be found at http://www.ncyc.info . In 2011, NCYC was viewed in 93 countries and received over 65,000 page views.
ABOUT THE NATIONAL FEDERATION FOR CATHOLIC YOUTH MINISTRY
The National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry, Inc., a nonprofit organization, is a broad internationally recognized leadership alliance for Catholic youth ministry. Its mission is “To serve those who serve the young Catholic Church.” With the national office located in Washington D.C., the NFCYM ‘s membership is comprised of 179 Catholic dioceses in the U.S. including U.S. military bases throughout Europe, the National Catholic Committee on Girl Scouts and Camp Fire, and 64 youth-serving organizations known as Collaborating Members. In addition to advocacy, research, and support for the field of youth ministry, the NFCYM is the executive producer of the largest single gathering of Catholic youth in the U.S. at the biennial National Catholic Youth Conference, as well as the largest gathering of Catholic youth ministry leaders at the biennial National Conference on Catholic Youth Ministry.