Faith Education Events

Bishop’s Youth Pilgrimage

The Bishop’s Youth Pilgrimage is a day-long event held each spring on the campus of Belmont Abbey College. Youth enjoy live music, a vocations fair and motivational speakers as well as an Eucharistic Adoration and Eucharistic Procession. There are separate program tracks for middle and high school students. The Bishop’s Youth Pilgrimage is part of the annual Diocese of Charlotte Eucharistic Congress.

Diocesan Youth Conference (DYC)

The Diocesan Youth Conference (DYC) brings together high school youth from around the Diocese for a theme-centered weekend of workshops, keynote speakers, entertainment, daily Mass, Adoration of Our Eucharistic Lord in the Blessed Sacrament, Confession and more. The DYC is put on by the Diocesan Youth Advisory Council.

Click here for registration information and program details or call 704-370-3247.

Faithful Servant Leadership Institute

Since 1981, the Diocese of Charlotte has maintained a commitment to the leadership development of its youth by way of an annual, weeklong leadership institute. The Charlotte Diocese has continuously worked to revitalize its youth leadership program by offering leadership skills and sound Catholic teaching and practice.

Faithful Servant Leadership Institute is designed for high school aged youth and the adults who work with them.

Contact the diocese’s Office for Youth Ministry by emailing or click here to register.

Totus Tuus

Totus Tuus is a summer catechetical program staffed by college aged students from across the United States who share the Gospel and promote the Catholic faith through evangelization, catechesis, Christian witness and Eucharistic worship. This week-long parish summer program assists parents and parishes in the evangelizing and catechizing of their youth.

Parish catechists are grouped into teams of four, each consisting of two men and two women, and are invited to a different parish every week for seven weeks, where they teach and inspire the youth of the parish.

Contact Katie Matlak, Totus Tuus coordinator for the Diocese of Charlotte, to learn more or call 704-370-3246.

Eucharistic Congress

A Eucharistic Congress is a gathering of clergy, religious and laity to bear witness to the Real Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist. Each fall, parishioners and religious from all over western North Carolina gather for the Diocese of Charlotte’s Eucharistic Congress, with people from 92 parishes and missions represented each year.

The annual Eucharistic Congress includes a Eucharistic Procession through uptown Charlotte, a Holy Hour with the Bishop of Charlotte, celebration of the Holy Mass, Eucharistic Adoration, engaging speakers, sacred art and music, fellowship, food and more! Special program tracks are designed for young people in grades K-12, college students and young adults, and children with special needs.

Diocesan Catechetical Conference

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Join Catechetical Leaders from around the Diocese of Charlotte as we come together to address statistics and the prevalence of various mental health concerns, common signs of mental health concerns, and strategies for supporting children/adolescents and their families. Also, we will discuss the counseling program offered through Catholic Charities and how to access these services regional within the Diocese of Charlotte.
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