Archdiocesan Youth Day 2019 (AYD19)

Date(s): Saturday, November 16
Time: 1:30 p.m.
End Time: 9 p.m.

“I am the servant of the Lord.” Lk 1:38

High school youth are invited to celebrate our Catholic faith at Archdiocesan Youth Day. Join Archbishop Bernard Hebda and Bishop Andrew Cozzens in the spirit of faith and fun. AYD is like World Youth Day, but local!

Read Pope Francis’ message to youth at World Youth Day 2019.

AYD19 will feature:

  • A full day with Archbishop Bernard Hebda and Bishop Andrew Cozzens
  • Mass
  • Opportunities for Reconciliation and Eucharistic Adoration
  • Activities and service projects
  • Dinner

. . . and more!

Registration is by group only. Talk to your parish youth minister or high school campus minister to sign up!

Questions? Contact Bill Dill in the Office of Marriage, Family, and Life at 651-291-4553 or

Youth Ministers, Campus Ministry Leaders and Group Leaders:

Register your group and find additional requirements, information and promotional tools on the Registration & Group Leader Resources page.


Adult volunteers from local parishes are invited to help make AYD a great success. Over 1,000 high school youth will celebrate our Catholic faith with dynamic speakers, Archbishop Hebda and Bishop Cozzens, Mass, Reconciliation and Eucharistic Adoration, service and fun! All volunteers must satisfy the “Essential 3” safe environment requirements. Sign up to volunteer here!

AYD Vendor Registration:

Registration Deadline: October 21, 2019
Registration Fee: Suggested donation of $100
Contact person: Angela Kuehn,
Vendor Schedule: There will be three opportunities during the day for youth to visit booths:

  • When registration opens at 12 – 1:30 p.m.
  • During the “Faith Fest” (open social time) from 3:40 – 4:20 p.m.
  • During dinner from 5:55 – 6:40 p.m.

Click for Vendor Registration

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