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Faith and Family Festival

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Join us for the Catholic Diocese of Youngstown's annual Faith and Family Festival!

Highlights include activities for people of all ages, food from Cafe Augustine, vendors, and music throughout the day from local artists. 

Featuring National Christian Recording Artists


Remedy Drive Battles Human Trafficking



Emcee: Brooke Taylor


Admission is FREE for the whole family - no need to register! 


Schedule of Events

  • 11:00 a.m. Opening Mass with the Most Reverend George V.Murry, S.J., Bishop of Youngstown – Main Stage (Music by PJ Chavez, Director of Liturgical Services & Music, Walsh University with Walsh University Students)
  • Noon to 5:45 p.m. Eucharistic Adoration in the St. Teresa of Calcutta Chapel in the Marlene and Joe Toot Global Learning Center
  • Noon Matt Schafer -- Polka music – Main Stage
  • Noon to 5:00 p.m. Café Augustine – Affordable food
  • Vendors & Exhibitors – Variety of displays, information, gifts & food samples
  • Noon to 5:00 p.m. Intercessory Prayer Tent
  • Noon to 4:00 p.m. 70/30 Raffle – Raffle/Information Tent outside the David Student Center
  • Noon to 4:00 p.m. Cake Baking Contest & Sale to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Diocese of Youngstown – David Student Center Atrium (Silent auction bids must be submitted by 4:00 p.m. Purchased cakes must be picked up by 6:00 p.m.)
  • Noon to 4:00 p.m. Kid’s Activities (Balloon Artist sponsored by Holy Cross Academy, Chalk the Walk, Coloring Contest with entries for Akron Zoo passes, Craft Area, “Don’t Be A Dum Dum” Trivia Game, Fishers of Men, Funny Photo Booth, Giant Jenga, Hoop Hop Showdown, Lego Table, Little Tykes Area, Mini-Frisbee Golf, Photo Scavenger Hunt, Splash Zone, “Tattoo” Stand, Trike Riding area, Yardzee, etc.) – Kid’s Activities area; Corn Hole, Nine Square in the Air, Volleyball  – Field between the David Student Center and residence halls
  • Noon to 3:00 p.m. Akron Zoo Mobile Animal Display – Kid’s Activities area
  • 12:15 p.m. Battling Human Trafficking presentation by David Zach, lead singer of Remedy Drive David Student Center Atrium
  • 1:00 pm Conjunto Riquena – Latino and Caribbean style music – Main Stage
  • 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. Catholic Challenge Quiz Show taping by Living Bread Radio – David Student Center Atrium
  • 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Confession/Sacrament of Reconciliation – Trees between the Barrette Center and residence halls
  • 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Bubble Soccer – Field between the David Student Center and residence halls
  • Pony Rides – Kid’s Activities area
  • 2:00 p.m. Felicia Landry – Gospel Singer – Main Stage
  • 3:00 p.m. Remedy Drive – Christian Rock – Main Stage 
  • 4:15 p.m. Awards: 70/30 Raffle, Cake Baking Contest, Akron Zoo Passes, Scavenger Hunt Winners, Holy Cross Academy Gift Basket – Main Stage
  • 4:30 p.m. Stars Go Dim – Christian Rock – Main Stage
  • 5:45 p.m. Closing Prayer & Eucharistic Procession – Main Stage (Music by Ben Walther, Director of Campus Ministry, Walsh University) 

This year's festival will be held on the West Quad of Walsh's main campus: 

2020 East Maple Street
North Canton, OH 44720
(Click here for Campus Map & Directions)