Diocese of Ogdensburg

The Roman Catholic Church in Northern New York

Rise up

Isn’t it a wonderful feeling to know that you are Blessed by, The Father, The Son, and The Holy Spirit!  As human beings we forget this from time to time causing us to lose focus, to forget how great we are meant to be in each of our unique and special ways.

That’s what this Youth Rally is all about.  It’s a day of Fun, Faith and Connection.

We will spend this day understanding, just a bit more about ourselves.  We will spend this day strengthening our Faith and we will spend this day celebrating our connection to the Holy Spirit.

Our day will be filled with great presenters, prayer, adoration, and mass.  We will have some super fun activities like: Scripture Wall Climb, Indoor Snowball Blast, Glow Ball, and Creative Arts.

God has blessed each, and every one of us with the “Light”, the gift that enables us to be the best that we can be.  The time is now.  It’s time to RISE UP!

Date: April 6th, 2019

Time: 9:30am to 5:00pm

Rally location: Trinity Catholic School, Massena New York 188 Main Street

Registration for this one, day event is $25.00, and lunch is included.



If you would like more information regarding Youth Rally, please contact:

Tom Semeraro, Director of Youth Ministry at, 315-393-2920 ext. 1415

Kevin Dowd

Keynote Speaker: Kevin Dowd

Kevin brings an understanding of scripture and Catholic life to a relatable level for young people in today’s world. As an author, speaker and teacher, Kevin has impacted many lives through his message of faith, discipleship and mission.


Marihon Alzuhairi (Mario)

Mario is from Iraq. His family went to Syria as refugees during the Iraq War and then, once the civil war in Syria broke out, became refugees again. His story of escape from the violence is powerful and impactful.