ACYF

Festival ends but positivity alive in vibrant youth community

Festival ends but positivity alive in vibrant youth community

December 11, 2019

Hundreds of CEWA students experienced three days of inspirational talks, workshops, music and more during the 2019 Australian Catholic Youth Festival, which wound up in Perth yesterday. They were among…

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Goldfields youth experience ACYF thanks to community support

Goldfields youth experience ACYF thanks to community support

December 10, 2019

Forty-eight John Paul College students are among 99 young Goldfielders who travelled to Perth this week for the Australian Catholic Youth Festival. After two years of fundraising, cost and distance were…

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Experiential Prayer Room - a unique space at ACYF

Experiential Prayer Room – a unique space at ACYF

December 10, 2019

A truly unique part of the 2019 Australian Catholic Youth Festival was the Experiential Prayer Room set up as part of the Worship Centre. Kelly Paget, the festival Encounter Manager,…

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Social-savvy priest inspires young people to tweet with God 

Social-savvy priest inspires young people to tweet with God 

December 10, 2019

Instagram, Facebook, Twitter… social media can help you find answers to vital questions about life and faith. This was the message from Dutch priest and author Father Michel Remery at the Australian Catholic…

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Forrest urges young Catholics to be ethical consumers

Forrest urges young Catholics to be ethical consumers

December 9, 2019

Grace Forrest’s passionate views on modern slavery were the cornerstone for her morning plenary address and later panel session at the Australian Catholic Youth Festival today.  With tens of millions…

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Newman students lead ACYF session for youth in detention

Newman students lead ACYF session for youth in detention

December 9, 2019

A group of Newman College students facilitated the ‘Caring for the Forgotten’ session at the Australian Catholic Youth Festival (ACYF) today, giving festival pilgrims the opportunity to write Christmas cards…

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Storyteller Katie shares her message of faith

Storyteller Katie shares her message of faith

December 8, 2019

Renowned Catholic speaker and author Katie Prejean McGrady was among the high-profile attractions headlining Sunday’s opening of the 2019 Australian Catholic Youth Festival.  Although she doesn’t consider herself famous in the mainstream, “I’m…

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Bishop Saunders encourages young delegates to take action on climate

Bishop Saunders encourages young delegates to take action on climate

December 8, 2019

Bishop of Broome, the Most Reverend Christopher Saunders, joined a panel with two young Catholic leaders, challenging delegates to protect the natural environment on the first day of the Australian…

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Thousands of young Catholics in Perth to Listen to the Spirit  

Thousands of young Catholics in Perth to Listen to the Spirit  

December 8, 2019

The Australian Catholic Youth Festival kicked-off in Perth today with more than 5000 young people attending the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre.  An avid AFL fan, Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB signalled the start of the three-day event by…

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Youth festival an opportunity to listen and learn

Youth festival an opportunity to listen and learn

December 8, 2019

MEDIA RELEASE Sunday 8 December 2019 Hundreds of CEWA students and staff will be among 5000 pilgrims attending the Australian Catholic Youth Festival which begins today at the Perth Convention…

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