Youth convention to feature Mark Hart

Published: April 5, 2016

The 66th annual Diocese of Little Rock Catholic Youth Convention will be held May 6-8 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Little Rock.

This year's featured speaker is "Bible Geek" Mark Hart, a nationally known speaker, SiriusXM satellite radio host for the Catholic Channel and executive vice president of Life Teen International. He will speak to the theme: "Courage Means We Refuse to be Mastered by Fear."

In addition to the keynote speaker, the conference will include skits, praise and worship music, prayer, workshops, small group discussion, Mass, a dinner banquet and dance. This event is planned and led by the diocesan Youth Advisory and Adult Advisory councils.

The cost to attend the conference is $100 plus hotel fee. Scholarships are available upon request. Parish youth leaders may register their youth by downloading and returning the registration packet by April 11.

This event for high school students is sponsored by the diocesan Catholic Youth Ministry Office. For more information, call Tricia Gentry at (501) 664-0340, ext. 418.