We are excited to announce to you the news about our upcoming Marist Youth Festival, (#MYF15) to be held in Sydney on the 12-15 January, 2015. The title of the Festival is “JUST living: Hearts without Borders”. The Festival will include Year 12 students (Class of 2015) from Marist schools across Australia, but its main target participation will be young adults aged 18 to 25. Accommodation and meals for the event will be provided by Sancta Sophia College with students form Marist schools to be accommodated at St John’s College, at the University of Sydney.
A letter has been sent to all Principals of Marist schools around Australia asking them to promote the festival and invite TWO Year 12 students (Class of 2015) to the Festival.
The Festival will feature two international guest speakers: Brother Emili Turu fms, Superior General of the Marist Brothers from Rome, and Fr Greg Boyle SJ, founder and Executive Director of Homeboy Industries; as well as two prominent national speakers: Laura John, the Australian Youth Representative to the United Nations in 2014 and Fr Rob Galea, a singer, songwriter and founder of Stronger Youth.
For more information please visit www.maristyouthfestival.com