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.
Jimmy Henke from Indianapolis and Ellen Sneed from Louisville, Ky., take part in a "get to know you exercise" in one of the workshops on Nov.18.
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