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Maine Catholic Youth Convention 2020


JULY 24-26, 2020
Holiday Inn by the Bay, Portland

The Catholic Maine Youth Ministry Convention gathers hundreds of high school teens from around the state to celebrate faith and the gifts young people bring to the life of the Church, to build community, have a ton of fun, to pray together, grow in faith and to be sent forth to share the Good News of Jesus with the world.  Come join us! 

Register through your local youth ministry coordinator

The convention will feature dynamic workshop presenters and several special guests.

Keynote Speaker Roy Petitfils:

Roy Petitfils

Roy Petitfils is an international speaker known for his humor, and contagious enthusiasm.  He is the author of 4 books (the most recent being "What Teens Want You to Know (But Don't Tell You)" and has worked with youth and young adults for more than 20 years as a youth minister, teacher, school administrator, school counselor and now as a counselor in private practice.

Roy lives with his wife Mindi of 10 years and their two sons Max and Benjamin in Youngsville, Louisiana. 

Learn more about him at and




All Convention registrations are handled through the parish Youth Ministry Coordinator or designated parish adult leader.

Cost for Youths:  $265 for a quad or triple; Cost for Adults: $265 for a double, $380 for a single Cost for Current CYLT members: $180.  

*Cost includes all food from Saturday breakfast through Sunday breakfast, two nights lodging, and program participation.
Parish checks should be made out to: Diocese of Portland. Mail no later than tbd to:
Office of Lifelong Faith Formation
ATTN:  Convention 2019
510 Ocean Avenue
Portland, ME 04103


• Convention registration no later than June 22 (Mail parish checks no later than July 20)

• Financial aid forms to be in-hand no later than June15


Registation How-To

Liability Release Form (all registrants)

Image Consent Form for Minors

Image consent Form for Adults

Financial Aid Request





Helpful Info

Article about Convention 2019

Convention 2020 Promo Flyer

About Catholic Youth Leadership Team (CYLT)

Packing list

Adult Participant Notes

Code of Behavior

2019 Youth Convention
Thanks to the 200+ participants who made "This is the Day the Lord Has Made" a tremendous gathering of faith, fun, and learning!