Walking on Water

November 10-12, 2022  .  Long Beach, CA



The largest Catholic Youth Conference

The National Catholic Youth Conference (NCYC) is the premier Catholic youth conference in the US. NCYC gathers young people across the nation along with artists, speakers, and experiences that will transform your life forever.

2022 Emcees

Chika Anyanwu

2022 Emcee

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2021 Featured Artist

For King and Country

2019 Featured Artist

Matt Maher

2017 Featured Artist

Mark Hart

2019 Keynote

Jackie Angel

2019 Speaker

Immaculee Ilibagiza

2021 Keynote


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2022 Emcee

Fr. Agustino Torres, CFR

Father Agustino Torres, CFR, is a priest with the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal based in the Bronx, New York. He is the founder of Corazon Puro, an organization dedicated to forming youth. He hosts the EWTN television shows Icons and Clic con Corazon Puro in Spanish. Father Agustino was one of the friars who founded Catholic Underground, an apostolate of the Friars of the Renewal, and the  Casa Guadalupe (women) and JPII (men) houses of discernment. He is internationally sought to address topics such as the Church’s teachings about human sexuality, vocational discernment, and missionary discipleship.

2022 Emcee

Chika Anyanwu

Chika Anyanwu is a Catholic evangelist, youth & young adult minister, the author of “My Encounter: How I Met Jesus in Prayer,” and the Director of Formation and Events for Vagabond Missions. Chika is a part of a beautiful Nigerian family, loves her coffee black, and desires sainthood for herself and you! You can learn more about Chika, purchase her book, and leave a prayer request on her website: www.chika.church