More than 23,000 youth from Chicago and around the country attended the National Catholic Youth Conference on Nov. 17-19 in Indianapolis, Ind.. The theme was "Called To Glory." The conference is a three-day experience of prayer, community and empowerment for Catholic teenagers (of high school age). More than 500 youth from the Archdiocese of Chicago attended.
Ariel Stamper shares the sign of peace during Mass with youth from the Diocese of Gary on Nov. 18.
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