IYT 2020


July 17th and 18th, 2020

We know that Ignite Your Torch won't be the same this summer since we cannot meet in person. We are working to provide a wonderful virtual experience for everyone and make the most of the current situation. We hope that you will join us!

Thanks to our generous donors, there will be no cost to participate in the virtual conference. 

If you have registered already, you will be receiving the login information and password as we get closer to the conference dates.
Stay tuned for sign ups for LIVE Zoom sessions with some of our religious! Limited spots, for teens only!

Please reach out to us if you have any questions! Call 360-535-3999 or email

What Can I Expect At This Virtual Conference?

Over the course of two days, we will be posting four sets of online content for you to enjoy. It will include:

  • Recorded talks by religious brothers, sisters, priests and lay persons

  • Live Q&A sessions with religious 

  • Musical selections

  • Recorded and live-streamed prayers 

  • Videos from IYT participants and youth groups

  • Games & fun activities (including live interactions on Instagram)

  • Online store to order your favorite Ignite "swag" from years past

The conference will function mostly like a self-guided retreat with some opportunities for live interactions and fun. We will post a PDF program booklet, including a suggested schedule and reflection/discussion questions, to guide participants through the experience.

We welcome back favorite speakers and meet new ones from these communities: 

  • Sisters of Life, New York

  • Norbertines, California & Wisconsin

  • Sister Servants of the Eternal Word, Alabama

  • Benedictines, Missouri

  • Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Mother of Christ, Wisconsin

  • Order of Friars Minor Capuchin, California

  • Servant Sisters of the Home of the Mother, Florida

  • Priest from Home of the Mother, Ireland

  • Carmelite Sisters: Daughters of St. Elias, Ohio

  • Nashville Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia, Tennessee

  • Children of Mary Sisters, Ohio

  • Friars of the Dominican Province of St. Joseph, Washington DC

Who Will Be Presenting?

  • Friars of the Dominican Province of the Most Holy Name of Jesus, California

  • Sisters of St. Joseph the Worker, Kentucky

  • Sister Servants of the Lord and the Virgin of Matará, Maryland

  • Institute of the Incarnate Word, Maryland

  • Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles, California

  • Franciscan Missionaries of the Eternal Word, Alabama

  • Franciscans of the Eucharist of Chicago, Illinois

  • Society of Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity, Texas

  • Miles Christi, Michigan and California

  • Diocese of Lafayette, Louisiana

  • Diocese of Seattle, Washington

  • Seminarians from the Portland and Seattle Archdioceses

  • Lay speakers associated with Ignite Your Torch



If you've participated in an Ignite Your Torch Conference in the past years we want to hear from you!
Please send us a picture of you in your favorite IYT shirt along with a brief description of your favorite memory from this youth conference. Your photo/quote may be used in our video content! 
Names will not be included in the video content.

Ignite Your Torch Northwest is a nonprofit 501(c)3. All donations are tax deductible.

Federal Tax ID # 46-1886168

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