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.
Pickett Lee from Jefferson City, Mo., and Emily Capelle from Springfield, Ill., work in the "Creative Corner" during the second day of the conference on Nov.18. In the event's Victory Park youth could make prayer tools in the Creative Corner, participate in service projects, listen to music in the coffee house and peruse vendor booths.
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