Viatorian Youth Congress

A summer youth retreat for
Catholic, Viatorian faith and leadership formation

VYC 2024 will be June 3-6, 2024
at Casa Iskali in Des Plaines, IL.

Contact your local campus minister or youth minister
to join your community’s VYC delegation! 

Viatorian Fellowship

Gather with teens from Viatorian schools and parishes from around the country to share together in activities, discussions, and prayer.

Viatorian Identity

Learn together what it means to be Viatorian and how to live that out. VYC will form you to become a Viatorian Youth Leader and send you forth to serve others in your community.

Viatorian Prayer

Engage in a variety of prayer styles as a community to learn what works best for you and grow in faith. Work with peers to plan and lead liturgy for one another.

Become a Young Adult Leader!

VYC is led by Young Adult Leaders (YALs).

YALs are college-aged young adults
who have completed and submitted an application.

Young adults interested in leading VYC should contact Br. Peter directly at since the application deadline (which was March 31, 2024) has passed for this year. 

Accepted applicants arrive to VYC two days early and spend the Sunday before VYC training in preparation to lead. Click the button for the application!

Preview the Google Form application as PDF here.


VYC Podcasts

Hear more about the VYC experience from those who have been involved over its 15-year history:

Ep. 53: Live from VYC 2023!
With the Young Adult Leaders

Ep. 32: Live from VYC 2022!
With the Young Adult Leaders

Ep. 23: Reflections on
Young Adult Leadership
with Jean Ang and Patrick Aller

Ep. 58:
Young Adult Leadership
with Trevor Lyon

Countdown to VYC 2024!








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