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October 13, 2000


The Archdiocesan Celebration of World Youth Day

More than 800 teens will participate in Youthfest 2000, a spiritual and fun-filled gathering of high school students sponsored by The Office for Youth and Young Adults of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia on

Saturday, October 21, 2000
12 noon - 9:00 p.m.
Cardinal Dougherty High School
6301 N. 2nd Street
Philadelphia, PA

This event is the local celebration of World Youth Day. Activities will include an opening ceremony by student leadership, carnival, games, liturgy, dinner and dancing.

Anthony Cardinal Bevilacqua, Archbishop of Philadelphia, will be the celebrant and homilist for the Youth Mass at 5:00 p.m.

The agenda for the day is:
12 noon Registration
1:00 p.m Opening Ceremony by student leadership
2:00 p.m. Outdoor Carnival and Indoor Olympics
5:00 p.m. Youth Mass - Cardinal Bevilacqua is
Celebrant and homilist
6:30 p.m. Dinner and dancing

For more information on the day's events contact Tara Echelmeier at 610-649-9410.

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Marie Kelly
Associate Director

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