2019 Theme

BELONG

“See what love the Father has bestowed on us, that we may be called children of God.” -1 John 3:1

At the core of our being is a desire for meaningful connection and authentic relationship. We long to love and be loved, but how often do we just feel lonely?

As we search for ways to escape these feelings of isolation, there comes a small, quiet whisper that pierces through to the depths of our heart: “You are never alone, because you are Mine.”

This summer, over 50,000 Catholic teens across North America will attend one of 25 Steubenville Youth Conferences to encounter the God who calls us His sons and daughters. Come and experience His overwhelming love for you. You belong here.

YOUTH CONFERENCE LOCATIONS
5 conferences on main campus, plus 20 regional conferences across North America.

MAIN CAMPUS

Steubenville, OH

Multiple Dates

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ATLANTA

Duluth, GA

July 12-14, 2019

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ATLANTIC

Halifax, NS, Canada

July 5-7, 2019

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ON THE BAYOU

Houma, LA

June 14-16, 2019

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EAST

Lowell, MA

July 12-14, 2019

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FLORIDA

Orlando, FL

July 19-21, 2019

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LONE STAR

Dallas, TX

June 21-23, 2019

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NYC

Queens, NY

July 19-21, 2019

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NORCAL

Fremont, CA

July 26-28, 2019

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NORTHWEST

Spokane, WA

July 26-28, 2019

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ON THE LAKE

Kenosha, WI

July 19-21, 2019

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ORANGE COUNTY

Orange, CA

June 28-30, 2019

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ROCHESTER

Rochester, MN

July 12-14, 2019

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OF THE ROCKIES

Denver, CO

June 21-23, 2019

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SAN DIEGO

San Diego, CA

July 26-28, 2019

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SOUTH

Alexandria, LA

June 21-23, 2019

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STL

MID-AMERICA 1

Springfield, MO

July 12-14, 2019

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STL

MID-AMERICA 2

Springfield, MO

July 19-21, 2019

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ST. PAUL

Saint Paul, MN

July 26-28, 2019

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TORONTO

Toronto, ON, Canada

July 12-14, 2019

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WEST

Tucson, AZ

July 19-21, 2019

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WHAT TEENS ARE SAYING
“The Steubenville Conferences changed my heart. I realized the importance of growing my relationship with God on my own time, through prayer. That is what gives us strength to share our love for God with others.”Youth Conference Participant
“Steubenville helped me in my discerning the priesthood. I have grown so much this weekend, and each time I go I fall in love with Christ all over again. During Saturday adoration I feel like Jesus is walking the aisles quietly speaking to me.”Youth Conference Participant
“This conference allowed me to see Christ for the first time. Throughout the weekend I experienced Him, and all the love and grace he has for me and for everyone else. Because of the conference I have become more devoted to Christ and fallen deeper in love with my faith.”Youth Conference Participant
“The room came to life with Christ. I saw my faith in a new light. I began to realized what it means to be a Catholic teenager in this day and age, and what a true and beautiful gift it really is.”Youth Conference Participant
OUR MINISTRY TEAM

We are blessed to have some of the most talented ministers serving in the Church today as part of our team.
Each one has been chosen for their love of Jesus and their ability to share that love with teens.

FRANCISCAN LEAD

Franciscan LEAD is a five-day, Christ-centered, sacrament-soaked, prayer fueled immersion in Catholic teachings on leadership, evangelization, and discipleship inspired by the life and witness of St. Francis of Assisi. Our leadership philosophy is based on the foundation that youth leadership flows from a personal relationship with Christ. Therefore, we first give teens the tools to grow closer in their relationship with Jesus and then give them the essentials for servant leadership and evangelization.

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STEUBENVILLE FUEL

Fuel the flame of faith all year long with content for teens and group leaders.
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Webinar: When Joy is Hard to Find

When things in our life hit a rough spot, it is easy to become anxious and fearful. Often we can be plagued…

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Called to Life (Easter)

Easter and the mystery of salvation is probably one of the hardest things to talk to long-time Christians about…

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Darkness and Tension (Holy Saturday)

I’m not a patient person and I absolutely hate sitting in the “unknown.”…

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Never Forget (Holy Thursday)

I don’t have the greatest memory. I’m constantly setting reminders on my phone and sending emails to myself so that I remember…

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Webinar: Conversion and Grace

On March 8, 2016, we hosted a free webinar for all called “Conversion and Grace: Living a Life of Transformation.” During Lent…

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Webinar: Getting the Most Out of Lent

On February 9, 2016, we hosted a free webinar for all of our audiences that included a lively discussion on how to make this Lent the best ever….

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CONTACT US

For Main Campus (in Steubenville, OH) Phone: 740-284-5888
Email: youthconferences@franciscan.edu

For Regional Sites, please contact that site directly.  To see all our sites, click here.