WYD 2016 Schedule & Dates Announced

World Youth DayThe exact dates for World Youth Day 2016 have been announced.  Here is the tentative schedule:

Monday, July 25 – arrival and accommodation in Krakow

Tuesday, July 26 – official opening of the 31st WYD presided by the Metropolitan of Krakow,

Wednesday, July 27 – catechesis for participants, meetings in language groups,

Thursday, July 28 – catechesis continued, arrival of Pope Francis and his welcoming,

Friday, July 29 – catechesis continued, Stations of the Cross

Saturday, July 30 – evening vigil with the Holy Father,

Sunday, July 31 – central event – Eucharist with Pope Francis concluding WYD. A host for next WYD will be announced.  

“Days in the Diocese” will precede these events.  More information will be forthcoming.  

And for young people who might be visiting Rome on a Friday, be sure to gather with those from San Lorenzo Centre for prayer with the World Youth Day Cross in Saint Peter’s Square.



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