22 Sep 2015
ACYF presenters announced
Australian Catholic Youth Festival Adelaide - December 3-5
First round of homegrown speakers announced
The Festival is very pleased to announce some of the confirmed presenters for December. Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP, the Bishops' Delegate for Youth, heads a line up of musicians and speakers from across the country. We are looking forward to sharing more with you over the coming weeks.
Sr Hilda Scott, from the Benedictine Abbey in Jamberoo in NSW, a favourite with festival participants in Melbourne will be returning to share her wisdom.
Fr Rob Galea, a priest of the Diocese of Sandhurst, will again be sharing his musical gifts and passion for sharing God's love with young people.
Genevieve Bryant, a talented singer song writer from Melbourne. Genevieve is bringing her special brand of energy and enthusiasm for music ministry, which she has shared with young people across the country to Adelaide.
Gary Pinto, Aria Award winning and multi platinum recording artist and X Factor vocal coach. Gary fronted the multi platinum selling band, CDB, widely regarded as pioneers of R&B music in Australia. He has composed songs for and performed with, some of the music industry's greatest.
Natasha, international recording artist, singer, songwriter and performer. The Perth born singer, who has toured with Boyz II Men and Pink, to name a few.
Fr Rob, Gary Pinto and Natasha together wrote a beautiful sung version of The Divine Mercy Chaplet, which we are looking to feature of the Festival.
Fr Morgan Batt, priest of the Brisbane Archdiocese, Vocations Director and mountaineer. Fr Morgan is looking forward to ascending the dizzying heights of the Festival.
The program subcommittee continue the large process of confirming and scheduling presenters and performers for the three days of the festival. The diverse and inspiring group is taking shape and setting the tone for an amazing Festival.
Stay tuned for more presenters and performers coming soon...
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