chicago Conference registration

   Join Maronite young adults from across the nation for the 13th Annual MYA Conference hosted at the University of Saint Mary of the Lake (USML) in Illinois, from September 3rd through the 6th. The theme this year is Maronite Leadership and forming effective leaders and disciples! We welcome Bishop Elias Zaidan and Bishop Gregory Mansour, along with our keynote speaker for the weekend, Chris Padgett! 

   Chris Padgett, a convert to the Roman Catholic faith has been doing ministry around the country for over a decade. Using the engaging medium of music and message and his own personal witness he has effectively shared the truth of Christ’s love and forgiveness. 

   Chris is married to the love of his life Linda and has been blessed with nine children. He has a M.A in Theology from Franciscan University and is currently completing his doctorate In Sacred Theology. To learn more about Chris click on the link to view his complete bio:
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Registration closes at 11:59pm on August 20.

Conference Date and Time Info:
Check in: Friday, September 3rd 4:00 pm CT
Check out: Monday, September 6th 12:00 pm CT 


Conference Location Info:
University of Saint Mary of the Lake 
1000 E Maple Ave
Mundelein, IL 60060


Conference Registration Prices:

Price if registered before 11:59pm August 8th

  • $325 Double Occupancy

Price if registered between Aug. 9 - 11:59pm Aug. 20

  • $375 Double Occupancy

Price for Single Occupancy

  • $450

No Day Attendee option

Registration Includes:

  • Campus lodging. Two beds per room with a
    personal bathroom.

  • All meals Friday evening through Monday morning.

  • Amenities offered on campus:

    • Beautifully landscaped walkways and lake on
      campus with walking paths.

    • Soccer fields available for activities and free time.

    • Chapel located in the same building as dorms.

    • Large conference room for meetings and hafli(party)

    • Gourmet quality food service.

  • Extra amenities provided by the MYA throughout the weekend!


Airport Information:
O'Hare International Airport
10000 W O'Hare Ave, Chicago, IL 60666


Payment Information: 
Payment accepted through Venmo or by check.
If you are paying through Venmo,  submit the payment ASAP to @NationalMYA.
If the Venmo payment is not received within a week of your registration submission, we will contact you via email.
***At that time your registration is subject to cancelation.***

If you are paying by check, make checks payable to National MYA and mail to:
St. Maron Church
1555 S Meridian Rd
Youngstown, OH 44511

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You must be between the ages of 18-35.

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If you'd like to volunteer during the conference, we are looking for help with the following roles.

You can volunteer for up to 3. We will contact you if you volunteer.

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