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Renew Toronto

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds, so that you may discern what is the will of God—what is good and acceptable and perfect. Romans 12:2


re·new : give fresh life or strength to.


Renew Toronto is a conference for all Young Adults aged 19-39. It is an opportunity to grow in faith alongside like-minded people in a similar stage of life. This conference will offer unique opportunities for students, young adult professionals, young couples and families, men and women!


Unite with one another to collectively RENEW our Hearts, RENEW our Call and RENEW our Community.

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Renew Toronto

2019 Ministry Team

We are thrilled to be able to bring in some of the best Catholic speakers in the world. If you are a student or working professional, single or couple, man or woman - we have something to offer everyone!

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Leah Darrow

Speaker
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Pete Burak

Speaker
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Stacy Trasancos

Speaker
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IV24

Worship Band

Don’t Miss Out!

Event Schedule

Our team has worked hard to put together a schedule that has something for all young adults.

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FRIDAY Schedule

November 8, 2019 @ 7 - 10 pm

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Friday Evening Social (Add-On)

Join other young adults in one of Toronto's trendiest social clubs. This is a ticketed event separate from the main conference and only those who purchased the extra "Add-On" for Friday night will be allowed entry.

SPiN Toronto

461 King St. W., Toronto

SATURDAY Schedule

November 9, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 9 pm

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Opening Session & Keynotes

 

Isabel Bader Theatre

93 Charles St. W., Toronto

Lunch break

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Optional Lunchtime Workshops

 

Isabel Bader Theatre

93 Charles St. W., Toronto
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Afternoon Session & Keynote

 

Isabel Bader Theatre

93 Charles St. W., Toronto
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Breakout Session

 

Isabel Bader Theatre

93 Charles St. W., Toronto
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Closing Session

 

Isabel Bader Theatre

93 Charles St. W., Toronto

Dinner break

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Eucharistic Adoration

Our day will conclude with a time of prayer, an address by His Emenence Cardinal Collins, as well as some praise and worship music.

St. Basil's Parish

50 St. Joseph St., Toronto

SUNDAY Schedule

November 10, 2019 @ 10 - 11 am

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Sunday Mass

If you are spending Saturday night in Toronto, please consider joining other young adults for Mass on Sunday morning at the Cathedral Basilica.

St. Michael's Cathedral Basilica

65 Bond St, Toronto

Our Sponsors

We appreciate the agencies, organizations, and individuals who continue to support our efforts to host events like this for young adults in the archdiocese and beyond!

Become A Sponsor

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Pricing & Registration

PLEASE NOTE: Meals are not provided, light refreshments will be available for sale throughout the day. There are many restaurants and food options available in the immediate area.


Register August 12

Saturday Conference

$

75

Register between August 12 and October 20

  • Includes:

  • Entry into conference

  • Talks by world class speakers

  • Evening Adoration

Friday Social Add-on

$

30

Very limited space available!

  • Includes:

  • Admission to Friday evening social at one of Toronto's trendiest social clubs

  • Selection of complimentary hot food items
  • Cash bar available

Highlights From Previous Years

Renew Gallery

Here are a few photo highlights from our 2018 conference:

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You've got questions? We've got answers!


If you cannot find the answer you are looking for in the FAQ box on the right, feel free to contact us via email here at youngadult@ocytoronto.org. Alternatively, you may call our office during regular business hours. We can be reached at 416-599-7676.

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Renew Toronto

Frequently Asked Questions

Q.What is Renew Toronto?

A.Renew Toronto is a conference for young Catholic adults.

Q.When is this taking place?

A.Renew Toronto is happening November 9, 2019.

Q.Who can attend this conference?

A.This conference is designed for young Catholics ages 19-39. We have gone out of our way to ensure that the conference will engage all young adults including students, professionals, couples, etc.

Q.Can children attend?

A.Young families are a very important part of the young adult community in Toronto, we wish to make every effort to support you. If necessary, i.e. breastfeeding, parents may bring babies under the age of one (1) into the conference. These children must sit in the lap of the accompanying adult and not occupy an additional seat. There will be facilities available for changing and/or feeding. For Renew 2019 there has not been enough interest to offer childcare at the conference. However, if you are in need of child care please feel free to contact us at youngadult@ocytoronto.org and we will make every effort to assist you in finding alternative options.

Q.What is the cost to attend Renew Toronto?

A.The Friday, November 8 night social is $30. The registration fee for Saturday, November 9 is $75.

Q.What is included in the registration fee?

A.The entry fee covers admission to Renew Toronto on Saturday, November 9, 2019 taking place at the Isabel Bader Theatre in Toronto.

Q.What is not included in the registration fee?

A.Registration does not include food/meals or over-night accommodations. Participants are responsible for their own meals and accommodations, if needed.

Q.Where is the conference taking place?

A.The majority of the conference is taking place at the Isabel Bader Theatre at Victoria University, 93 Charlse St. W., Toronto. Saturday morning Mass and evening Adoration are taking place at St. Basil's parish located a short 5-minute walk away at 50 St. Joseph's St.

Q.Can I get there by TTC?

A.The theatre is just East of the Museum Subway station. Please see TTC information for further details.

Q.Where is the closest parking to the theatre?

A.Parking meters along Charles Street West. Charles Street West and St. Thomas Street. Bloor Street (in between St. Thomas and University. Charles Street West and Bay Street.

Q.How can I register

A.Our online registration will open on August 12, 2019.

Q.I can no longer attend. Can I get a refund?

A.Unfortunately we do not offer refunds.

Q.I don't have a credit card - can I still attend?

A.Yes. Please come in to our office located at 54 Hoskin Avenue, Toronto, ON and register in person between the hours of 9am-4pm.

Q.Who can attend this conference?

A.This conference is designed for young Catholics ages 19-39.

Q.Who is hosting this conference?

A.Renew Toronto is being hosted by the Office of Catholic Youth in the Archdiocese of Toronto.

Q.What is the deal with Friday night and Sunday morning?

A.The majority of the conference programming falls on Saturday. We have an optional Friday evening social that is taking place at SPiN Toronto. There is an added $30 fee to attend this social. We also encourage participants who will still be here on Sunday to attend Mass together at St. Michael's Cathedral Basilica on Sunday morning.

Q.What is included in the Friday night Add-On fee?

A.The ticket for Friday night's social gives you entrance into our private room at SPiN Toronto, and includes a selection of food items. A cash bar will be available.

Q.Can I register for the social later?

A.If you have already registered for the conference and would still like to attend the social, please contact our office at 416-599-7676. If there are still spots available we would be happy to register you for the social as well. We do however, encourage you to register as soon as possible since there is very limited availability!

Nearby Accommodations

hotels in the area

If you are coming to us from out of town, here are some suggested places to stay. If you have any questions about these hotels, please feel free to contact them directly.