Diocese offers transportation for Abbey Youth Fest

The Diocese of Jackson plans to provide complimentary round-trip transportation from Jackson for any youth or youth group who wish to attend Abbey Youth Fest (AYF) on the grounds of St. Joseph Abbey in Covington, La. The regional youth celebration is set for Saturday, March 12 and registration is already open.
Those who wish to ride the diocesan bus should register with AYF and then also submit all required forms to the Office of Faith Formation by Thursday, February 25th. Send copies of the forms to annette.stevenson@jacksondiocese.org,
AYF is a day for Catholic youth full of music, prayer, liturgy, opportunities to explore different vocations and fellowship. Seminarians from the Diocese of Jackson will be on hand for the festivities. The theme this year is Opening the doors of Mercy.
The youth group at Natchez St. Mary Basilica is also organizing transtportation leaving early on Saturday, March 12, and returning that evening. The cost to attend AYF is $42 and includes meals, and a T-shirt. ContactCarrie Lambert for the Natchez trip only at stmaryyouth@cableone.net.
More information regarding Abbey Youth Fest can be found at abbeyyouthfest.com.