MYE Faith is presented by the Catholic Diocese of Saginaw

FAQS

Who can attend MYE Faith?

MYE Faith is a one-day event for youth in grades 8 to 12 and young adults up to 20 years of age.

Is there a fee for the event?

There is no fee for youth and adult chaperones in the Diocese of Saginaw. Please contact your parish to register

Can youth outside the Diocese of Saginaw attend this event?

Yes, we welcome youth outside our Diocese to attend the MYE Faith Event at a cost of $50 per person. If you live outside of the Diocese of Saginaw, please contact us here

How can I sign up to attend MYE Faith?

Sign up through your parish or school's MYE Faith Coordinator! Each youth minister/parish coordinator is responsible for medical release forms and participation forms. If you are under the age of 18, a parent or guardian signature is required.  

How do I find a parish to sign up through?

If you or your family are not registered in a parish in the Diocese of Saginaw, click here for the names of MYE Faith parish coordinators at various parishes and they will help you get registered for the event.

I need a ride to the event. Can you help me?

Free bus transportation to and from the event will be provided at certain parishes across the diocese. Ask your parish/school coordinator for details regarding the time and location of bus pickups. 

What does the MYE stand for in MYE Faith?

MYE stands for the Mid-Michigan Youth Faith Exchange. The first event took place in 2013 during the year-long celebration of the 75th anniversary of the founding of the Catholic Diocese of Saginaw. 

Will participants be chaperoned?

Absolutely. Each parish is required to have one chaperone for every 10 participants. There will be event volunteers to guide participants throughout the day.

What can participants expect during the day?

Participants will be inspired by gifted speakers, a dramatic musical, breakout sessions, a Marketplace, Reconciliation, Adoration, praise and worship music, skits, Mass with Bishop Cistone and a closing concert.

What about food at the event?

Each participant will be provided lunch and dinner. There will also be concessions available for purchase.

Is there a medical center on site in case of emergency?

There will be trained medical professionals on hand to assist with any medical emergency should the need arise.

Are there special accommodations for participants who are handicapped?

Saginaw Valley State University is wheelchair accessible. For participants needing special accommodations, please make your requests known to your MYE Faith parish coordinator.

What time does the event start?

For a complete schedule of events: Click here

Where is the event located?

The event will be held on the campus of Saginaw Valley State University, University Center.

How do I get to SVSU?

From I-69/I-75 North:

· Take I-69 to I-75 North

· Follow I-75 North to Exit 160 (Saginaw Rd./Bay Rd./MI-84)

· Turn left onto Saginaw Rd./MI-84 South

· Go south on MI-84 for 4.5 miles to the College Drive entrance to the University (main entrance, designated by gateway arch)

· Turn left into the SVSU entrance onto College Drive

From I-75 South:

· Follow I-75 south to I-675 south (Exit 155)

· Take I-675 south to Tittabawassee Road (Exit 6)

· Turn right (west) off exit onto Tittabawassee Road [local map]

· Follow for 0.8 mile, turn right at Bay Road (MI-84 north)

· Follow for 2.4 miles, turn right into the SVSU entrance onto College Drive

From US-10:

· Take US-10 to I-75 South

· Take MI-84 exit, Exit 160 (Saginaw Rd. / Bay Rd. / MI-84)

· Turn right onto Saginaw Rd./MI-84 South

· Go south on MI-84 for 4.5 miles to the College Drive entrance to the University (main entrance, designated by gateway arch)

· Turn left into the SVSU entrance onto College Drive