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Australian Catholic Youth Festival | Ignatian Youth Program

December 7-9

 Join the Jesuits to celebrate the Australian Catholic Youth Festival (ACYF) with over 15 000 young Catholics.Stay with new friends in the Jesuit Youth Ministries in Sydney, Participate in the wonders of the largest Catholic Youth Festival in Australia, and each day come together to do an Ignatian reflection on the Festival’s events. The age range is from Year 9 to 30 years old.


The Jesuit ACYF Program will offer participants from Jesuit Youth Ministries from across the nation the chance to home-stay with members of the North Sydney Parish Youth.

The group will meet at a gathering the evening before the festival begins, involving a visit to the St Mary’s Cathedral Lights of Christmas. Each morning the participants will meet in North Sydney for Mass and breakfast before heading on the train to Homebush for the Festival.

Each night they will return back to North Sydney for a small time of reflection and sharing on their experience of the day, before returning home to their host family.

Cost: $300 (Includes: Attendance of Festival, access to venues and experiences, including all plenaries, workshops, concerts and the encounter expo, registration and identification pass, refillable water bottle, breakfast each day and dinner on the evening prior. Lunch and dinner during festival not included).

Like to Participate?

1.Fill out the form HERE

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3. Or fill out this form and drop into the Parish Office