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July 15, 1999

CATHOLIC YOUTH RALLY 99
ONE OF THE LARGEST SLEEPOVERS EVER!!!

More than 250 teenagers from all over the Philadelphia area are coming together to share fun, faith and friendship at the 6th Annual Catholic Youth Rally sponsored by the Catholic Youth Organization of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. The fun-filled 26-hour rally will begin with the

Opening Ceremony at 9:15 a.m.
Saturday, July 17, 1999
and
Concluding Ceremony at 11:30 a.m.
Sunday, July 18, 1999
at
Visitation B. V. M. Parish
196 N. Trooper Road
Trooper, Pa.


This year's theme is "Staying Connected: All Our Lives AOL." Participants will meet other teens, experience fun activities and share stories. Some of the highlights are: barnyard olympics, video dance, a special liturgy, special guests and prizes.

At 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, Kevin Reilly, former Villanova and Eagles football player, will speak. Reilly's career ended when he had to have his arm amputated because of a rare scar tissue tumor. He now gives motivational and inspirational talks to young people across the country. From 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. the wacky antics of Barnyard Olympics offer great photo opportunities.

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Contact
Marie Kelly
Associate Director
215-587-3747

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