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John Bosco Youth Day

Stay tuned for 2024 details soon.

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2023 Theme: "Revive"

Saturday, September 30, 2023
Basilica and National Shrine of Mary,
Help of Christians at Holy Hill

1525 Carmel Rd.
Hubertus, WI 53033

$10 to attend  |  Pre-registration required  |  For 6th-12th grade students and their families or youth leaders
Lunch available for purchase

Registration is now closed, but we will be allowing late registrations on a first come, first served basis until the remaining 100 tickets are claimed. Please register before Thursday at 5pm to add students to your youth group, family members to your registration, or to submit a new group or family registration.

Want to help the youth in Southeastern Wisconsin experience Christ at this event? Your contributions will directly help us bring John Bosco Youth Day to life!

Event Details:

John Bosco Youth Day returns this fall! Join us on September 30 on a pilgrimage to discover the True Presence of Jesus Christ as the Source and Summit of our Catholic faith. This energizing day of faith invites 6th-12th grade students and their leaders or parents to experience Christ through prayer, fellowship, dynamic talks, Mass, Eucharistic Adoration and so much more, all with a backdrop of beautiful Holy Hill. This year, John Bosco Youth Day has a special privilege - we will be using the last monstrance ever blessed by Pope Saint John Paul II. 

Keynote Speakers:


Mass Celebrated by:

Worship Led by:

  • Annual rally for all students in 6th-12th grade, accompanied by parents, guardians or youth leaders (1 adult age 21+ per 10 teens is required)

  • Schedule consists of Worship, dynamic talks, activities, Mass, Eucharistic Adoration and Confession

  • Activities held outdoors, so please dress for the weather

  • Free time around lunch gives your group the opportunity to explore the beautiful grounds of Holy Hill and play games

Helpful Information

Questions? Contact Mackenzie Nguyen at

Interested in joining the planning team who orchestrates this large event? We are in need of numerous team members and day-of volunteers. ​

We need your help to bring this event to life! A generous donor has made an extraordinary challenge to fellow Arise supporters and will match up to $30,000 in gifts made toward our continued revival of John Bosco Youth Day at Holy Hill this September 30.

St. John Bosco once said, “Do what you can and leave the rest to God.” Please do what you can through your contribution, knowing that it will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to $30,000. This historic $60,000 campaign, fueled by our largest challenge grant ever, will ensure that the ever-popular John Bosco Youth Day will go on in 2023. Give now to help make JBYD 2023 a resounding success.

Simply click the SUPPORT ARISE button below, specify the amount you’d like to donate and click the box next to “Show my support by making this a recurring donation.” We’ll count the first year of your monthly gift toward our challenge grant. You're also welcome to make a one-time gift if you prefer. Thank you for being part of our mission!

Questions about supporting Arise or how your contributions impact our mission? Please reach out to Francis X. Vogel, Development Director, at or at (414) 520-4790. Thank you for your prayerful consideration!

Thank You




(various Councils)

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Deacon Bob Derks

Jerry and Mary Batzner

Michael and Renee Gratz

Moran Foundation



Brion Collins

Dr. Krishna Smith

Jim and Shari Novak

Nathan Sward



Bill Lechtenberg


Tim Scanlan

John Schlosser

Fr. Alex Rodriguez

Deacon Brian Witteman

Interested in sponsoring this event? Contact Francis X. Vogel, Development Director, at or at (414) 520-4790.

2022 Highlights

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