About the award

In the 12 months leading up to the 2018 Synod of Bishops on Young People, “the Faith and Vocational Discernment,” The Visitor will recognize 12 individuals or married couples — one each month starting in September 2017 — who are enthusiastic about their Catholic faith and set a good example for their peers.
Nominees for a YAYA award should be between the ages of 15-39 and live in the diocese. They should be registered and active participants in their parish.