The National Catholic Youth Conference (NCYC) is the largest Catholic youth gathering in the U.S., with over 20,000 young people, clergy and religious, and adult chaperones attending from all over the country.
A pilgrimage of faith, NCYC is an exciting, biennial three-day experience of prayer, community and empowerment for Catholic teenagers addressing a wide variety of topics including Catholic spirituality and prayer, social justice issues, sexuality and leadership.
NCYC features a huge interactive village where hundreds of exhibitors, musicians, games, hot meals and learning centers of all types will be available throughout the conference.
NCYC 2021, will take place in Indianapolis, In., November 17 through November 20, 2021.
Please contact your parish youth minister or faith formation director for further information. You can also contact Christie Smith, diocesan director of youth and young adult ministry, for more information.
All pilgrims will be required to attend the Pilgrimage Send-off scheduled for Sunday, November 7 at 3:00 p.m. at Our Lady of Grace Church.
At the Send-off, you will receive all of your swag and go over details and rules for the pilgrimage.