iServi News | 5 July 2019 | Term 2, Week 10
The Australian Catholic Youth Festival (ACYF) is a national gathering of Catholic young people established by the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference (ACBC). The festival provides young people with opportunities to deepen their relationships with Jesus, be empowered to be disciples in the world today and to encounter and celebrate the vitality of the Church in Australia.
The 2019 Festival will be hosted by the Archdiocese of Perth, and all students in Years 9-12 and any young adults up to 30 years of age are invited.
What: 2019 Australian Catholic Youth Festival
When: 9.30am to 8.30pm Sunday 8 December to Tuesday 10 December 2019
Where: Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
Who can attend?: Young people from Year 9 (in 2019) to young adults 30 years of age are invited to the event. Young people under the age of 18 must be accompanied and supervised by an adult.
More information: Click here
Click here for expressions of interest in attending.
The Australian Catholic Youth Festival exists to:
- Provide a high quality formative and experiential opportunity for young Catholics to encounter Jesus Christ, in the context of the Catholic Church in Australia;
- Listen to and discuss the issues and challenges in the lives of young Catholics in Australia;
- Evangelise young people and empower them to be evangelists;
- Provide young people with local examples and connections of vocations, social action, liturgy and prayer, Catholic music and catechesis.
Servite College students in Years 9-12 are warmly invited to submit an expression of interest to attend the festival as part of our College group.
Mrs Monica Maxwell
(Acting) Director of Ministry