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Teens find support at Youth Day 2024

‘You are incredibly loved’: Teens find support at LA Congress Youth Day 2024

As 6,500 young people made their way into the Anaheim Convention Center to kick off the Youth Day portion of the 68th Los Angeles Religious Education Congress, several attendees made up a sea of colored T-shirts to celebrate their attendance at the event. Some red, some yellow. Others had blue or purple.

But while their shirts differed, what they all had in common was a unity, a shared purpose of faith where they were free to feel welcome, supported, and unified.

That feeling of an open-armed reception — to be undeterred in a world that may shame, mock, or criticize their Catholic faith — was something that many guest speakers and leaders tried to emphasize with those in attendance.

Read full article on Angelus News.