2015 Diocese of Gary
Catholic Youth Xperience
July 17-19, 2015 ·
You may have heard that CYX is
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more about the decision.
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‘Disciples on a mission’ learn others
are willing to help their city
(8/5) All participants at CYX received free tickets to
the Aug. 19 Gary Southshore Railcats game. It is Gary
Community Night and our group will be recognized for our
July 18th cleanup efforts in the city. Thank you to the
Railcats for their generous donation, and we hope to see you
at the ballpark!
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2015 Breath of the Spirit Award winner
James Keenan Spikes!
"Gary cleanup effort advancing a block at a time" CYX
story in Post-Tribune
(7/20) CYX PHOTO/VIDEO:
Click here for the official photo
gallery from CYX weekend, courtesy Jazmyn
Service project highlight videos (played in final general
are available here
Re-live the CYX 2015 xperience after CYX: see what teens
posted on social media. Visit Instagram, Twitter and
Facebook and search #cyx15
Press release from City of Gary:
Revitilization slated for the city's Sixth District;
Catholic Youth Xperience joins the cleanup (PDF)
(7/13) Press release:
"Teens to perform day of service at
Gary worksites as part of their Catholic Youth Xperience"
(7/10) This year's CYX will be the 2nd-highest attended
CYX in its 12 year history! You registered, now it's time to
enter into an xperience of Christ!
CYX Registration is now officially
CLOSED. No more registrations will be accepted.
(7/8) Slight change to service project location for
Sophs & Class of '15:
see this page with updated location.
(7/6) Receive CYX updates & information via text
messaging. Text cyx15 to 313131. Standard text
messaging rates apply.
(7/3) THANK YOU! to everyone who got their forms to
their group leaders on time. A mailing will be sent out on
7/6 that includes complete information about service project
details, but you don't have to wait! Where are you going on
CYX Saturday? Projects have been assigned!
THIS LINK to learn about the agency you'll
serve, where you'll go, what you'll be doing, and some
special things you might need to bring.
Pre-Conference info for Parents & Teens is
now available, including a packing list. Please note that
additional items may be added, depending on the specific
needs of each worksite. (Please check this page again prior
On Saturday when you're working up a sweat to build the
Kingdom of God, you will do so in a brand new t-shirt
featuring the 2015 CYX image! All participants will receive
a t-shirt as part of their registration price.
Must-see video: "This is my city, and I've come to love it
already in just a few short months."
Bishop Hying invites you to his city
for CYX 2015!
We are proud to welcome
Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson
to CYX 2015! She has been instrumental in efforts to cleanup
the city, and is xcited to talk to teens about the great
things being done in the City of Gary!
(5/28): Many groups have already begun planning their
Giving Basket Project. What is your group doing?
Check out this video that
reminds us WHY we're Disciples on a Mission: Pope Francis
asking us to answer the call to SERVE!