National Conference on Catholic Youth Ministry



December 6-8, 2018

Tampa Convention Center | 333 S Franklin St | Tampa, FL 33602

The National Conference on Catholic Youth Ministry gathers and forms adults to inspire, strengthen, and nourish those who accompany young people as they encounter and follow Jesus Christ.


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Conference Video Overview

Unlocking NCCYM 2018: A Look at What's Awaiting You in Tampa This December

A conference overview featuring Bob Rice, Victoria Radleigh-Smith, Ryan Phelan, Maureen Gross, and Antonia Garza. Moderated by Michael Theisen. Watch this 60 minute overview that unlocks the highlights: speakers, entertainment, networking opportunities, hotel accommodations, and other logistics that make up the 2018 National Conference on Catholic Youth Ministry (NCCYM). 


Katie Prejean McGrady

U.S. Delegate to Pre-Synod Gathering

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Bishop Nelson J. Perez
Diocese of Cleveland

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Fr. João Chagas

Youth Section of the Pontifical Council for the Laity

Saturday, December 8

Unlocking Missionary Discipleship 

How do we effectively engage and disciple the emerging young generation to be missionaries, especially when so many are walking away from faith?

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Sr. Josephine Garrett
Saturday Keynote


Bishop Gregory Parkes
Closing Liturgy Celebrant and Homilist

Thank You to
Our Hosts

Need More Information?

Contact the NFCYM Meetings and Events Team:

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Maureen Gross

Director of Meetings and Events


Michael Theisen

Director of Ministry Formation


Antonia Garza

Communications and Marketing Manager