Diocesan group heading to National Catholic Youth Conference
Youth and adults — totaling 118 people from the Diocese of Albany — are attending the National Catholic Youth Conference (NCYC).
Youth and adults — totaling 118 people from the Diocese of Albany — are attending the National Catholic Youth Conference (NCYC) in Indianapolis from Nov. 16-18, coordinated by David Stagliano, Diocesan Coordinator of Youth & Young Adult Ministry.
The group represents 11 parishes: Immaculate Conception in Glenville; St. Edward the Confessor in Clifton Park and Our Lady of the Assumption in Latham; Holy Spirit in Gloversville; St. Clement’s in Saratoga Springs; St. Patrick’s/St. Mary’s in Ravena and Coxsackie; St. John’s/St. Peter’s in Walton and Delhi; St. Joseph’s in Greenfield Center; and St. Mary’s in Ballston Spa. Several groups include youth from diocesan Catholic high schools, Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons School and Saratoga Central Catholic School, as well as La Salle Institute and Academy of the Holy Names. The theme for NCYC 2023 is “Fully Alive.”
Those attending will have the opportunity to experience a variety of workshops for both youth and adults, interactive service opportunities, prayer and liturgy, reconciliation opportunities and a Holy Hour in Lucas Oil Stadium on Friday evening. The conference ends with a Saturday evening Mass on Nov. 18 celebrated by Bishop Joseph Espaillat from the Archdiocese of New York. Pictures and live video will be posted to the Diocese of Albany Youth/Young Adult Ministry Facebook page.