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October 3, 2003

The Archdiocesan Celebration of World Youth Day

The Office for Youth and Young Adults of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia is sponsoring Youthfest 2003, a spiritual and fun-filled gathering of high school students on

Saturday, October 4, 2003
12 noon - 9:00 p.m.
Cardinal Dougherty High School
6301 N. 2nd Street
Philadelphia, PA

More than 600 teens are expected to attend this event, which is the local celebration of World Youth Day. Activities will include an opening ceremony by student leadership, a keynote speaker, outdoor carnival, games, liturgy, dinner and dancing.

Anthony Cardinal Bevilacqua will be the celebrant and homilist at the 5:00 p.m. Youthfest Mass.

The agenda for the day is:

12 noon Registration
1:00 p.m Opening Ceremony by student leadership and keynote address by Steve Angrisano, nationally known singer/storyteller
2:00 p.m. Outdoor Carnival and Indoor Olympics
5:00 p.m. Mass
6:30 p.m. Dinner and dancing

For more information on the day's events contact Paul Manion, Special Events Coordinator, at 610-649-9410.

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Marie Kelly
Associate Director

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