Roman Catholic 
Diocese of Ogdensburg

The Diocesan Youth Office is excited to offer the 2021 Youth Rally virtually. On April 17th, from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm, young people in grades 7 to 12 are welcome to “Zoom” into a fun, enriching, and engaging virtual rally centered on our 2021 theme, “Courage to Rise”- Answering God’s call to love one another.  

Although there is no fee to attend this virtual event, registration is required. Please click the link below to access the registration page. After you complete the registration form, you will be directed to a “Photo/Video Release” form.  Upon completion of both forms,we will send you an acknowledgement and instructions on how to access the Rally via a Zoom video link. Youth are welcome to attend the rally remotely from home or with their respective youth group if they have been safely gathering,following their Parish COVID protocols. All youth who register and participate will receive an activity/gift package in the mail.   

Our keynote speaker for the rally will be Doug Tooke. Doug Tooke is a dynamic and energetic speaker with more than 20 years in Ministry.Doug’s presentations inspire and motivate people to seek a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.  

Bishop Terry R. LaValley will round out the event with a Q&A/Discussion, and Blessing. Your host for the event will be Thomas Semeraro, the Diocesan Director for the Office of Youth Ministry.   

Expect moments of laughter, music, prayer, reflection, a renewed Faith and the “Courage to Rise”, answering the call to love one another.