The Lift Jesus Higher Rally is in-person at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. There is no virtual option this year.

The Lift Jesus Higher Rally will abide by the COVID mitigation strategies required by the Metro Toronto Convention Center or local government officials. At this time, masks, and proof of vaccination against COVID-19 are not required.

Yes. Ushers will ensure that ALL wear their name tags at all times.

You will have to purchase another ticket to get entrance to the rally. Later you can mail your ticket to Catholic Renewal Ministries, 84008 Wellandport Road, Wellandport, ON L0R 2J0, and you will be refunded.

Lunch/snacks/water will NOT be provided at the Lift Jesus Higher Rally. You may bring your own lunch and water or purchase the same at the food court across the street.

Seating is based on a ‘first come, first serve’ basis and cannot be blocked for others (As each seat is paid for please do not keep your personal belongings on the seat).

We do have limited reserved seating for those with physical disabilities or with service animals and only if we are informed in advance. We suggest arriving early so our ushers may direct you to your reserved seating.

Confessions will be available for a limited time at the Rally. Announcements will be made with regards to timing (most likely it will be between 12 noon- 1 pm).

The Lift Jesus Higher Rally works on a tight schedule. Therefore, unless on break, the speakers of the Rally will not be available.

You may visit your child only during breaks so as not to disturb the schedule of the Youth Rally.

If you are a Chaperone or Adult Volunteer with a group of youth and will be in the Youth section of the Rally all day, you will have to purchase a youth ticket.

To place an ad in the 2023 Rally brochure, you can contact us at contact@ljhr.ca. Deadline is January 31, 2023 for the artwork. The brochure is given free to all the attendees at the Rally.

For vendor tables for 2023, you may contact the LJHR team directly at contact@ljhr.ca by November 2023. Please note that there are limited vendor tables and it is on a first come basis.

You may send a cheque payable to Catholic Renewal Ministries, P.O. Box 400, Station U Toronto, ON M8Z 5Y8. You can also donate online at renewalministries.net/donate

If you wish to buy Adult/Youth tickets for a big group, please contact Sadie Johnston at 904-270-2510.

If the physical ticket is received by February 15, 2023, at our mailing address in Canada (Catholic Renewal Ministries, 84008 Wellandport Road, Wellandport ON L0R 2J0); we will mail you a cheque less a fee of CA$5 per ticket towards postage and administrative expenses. However, to support the event, we suggest giving your ticket to a friend or family member to come in your place!

A schedule of both the Adult and Youth rallies will be provided in the booklet on the day of the Rally. Schedules are not available beforehand.

Yes, the Vigil Mass for the Second Sunday of Lent will be celebrated at both the Adult and Youth rallies.

Youth ages 13 – 18 are welcome.

Tickets purchased by February 20, 2023 will be mailed to you. Tickets purchased after this date will have to be picked at the registration counter at the rally with proof of payment.

If tickets are still available on the day of the event, you will be able to purchase tickets at the door. To ensure you are able to join the Rally, we highly recommend purchasing tickets in advance.

The Metro Toronto Convention Centre is easily accessible by car and public transportation. For detailed information about how to travel to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, visit the below links. Parking is available for a fee at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, and there are numerous alternate parking lots and structures within a short walk of the Centre.

There’ll be CD order forms available at the venue to purchase the recordings of the talks from this year’s rally. And if you’re unable to make it for the rally, then please download, print, and mail the CD order form to Word of the Spirit – Tape Ministry, 52 Goodview Road, #63 Toronto, Ontario M2J 2K6.  For any questions, please call 416-492-9593.

If you have additional queries, please visit our Contact Us page.


Mississauga to Toronto – Toronto to Mississauga

Enza Fenech

Phone: (905) 301-3376

Guelph to Toronto – Toronto to Guelph

Ana Percic

Phone: (519) 824-8456

Oakville to Toronto – Toronto to Oakville

Enza Fenech

Phone: (905) 301-3376

Pick up location: Mary Mother of God Parish, 2745 North Ridge Trail

Thorold & Grimsby to Toronto – Toronto to Thorold & Grimsby

First stop:  6:30am at the Catholic Centre, 3400 Merrittville Highway, Thorold

Second stop: Niagara Gateway Welcome Centre, 424 S. Service Road, Grimsby

For more information or to reserve your ticket, call Terri from the diocese’s Family and Youth Office at (905) 684-0154, #209, 

or Pastoral Assistant, Andrew from St. Joseph’s Church (Grimsby) at (905) 945-2661