Youth

27/01/2021
WYD

On the second anniversary of the closing Mass of the 34th World Youth Day in Panama, the Lisbon Organising Committee presented the official theme song for the next international edition of WYD which ...

14/12/2020
Youth
The Secretary meets with leaders in pastoral ministry to young adults in the United States on the challenges of the pandemic in the accompaniment of young adults.

The Secretary of the Dicastery for the Laity, Family, and Life, Fr. Alexandre Awi Mello, took part in the online conference “Arise! Ministry with young adults in a time of innovation,” which took ...

02/12/2020
Youth
International online meeting towards the next WYD

The pastoral challenges related to the current health crisis, a synodal approach to youth ministry, evaluating the 2019 World Youth Day in Panama and calling to mind the inspiration for the journey ...

27/11/2020
Elderly
At Christmas, let’s listen to grandparents and the elderly

“Dear young people,” wrote Pope Francis on the occasion of the 32nd World Youth Day, “you need the wisdom and the vision of the elderly. […] They will speak to you of things that can thrill your minds ...

22/11/2020
Youth
Pope Francis announces: starting in 2021, diocesan World Youth Days to be celebrated on the Solemnity of Christ the King

A new stage in the pilgrimage of the World Youth Day symbols began today—symbols which will visit Portugal and other Portuguese-speaking countries as part of the spiritual preparation for World Youth ...

20/11/2020
#takeupthecross

Dear young friend, Do you know that there is a great journey about to begin? Wherever you are, this Sunday, November 22nd at 10:00 a.m. (UTC +1) you are invited to virtually enter St Peter’s Basilica ...

17/11/2020
GMG

On the occasion of the Solemnity of Christ the King of the Universe, Sunday 22 November at 10:00 am the Holy Father will preside at a Eucharistic Celebration at the Altar of the Chair at the Basilica ...

05/11/2020
Christus Vivit
Meeting of the National Youth Ministry Teams of the Latin American region of the Southern Cone

The 2018 Synod on Young People is now in the phase of its full realization, and young people are tasked with proposing ideas and projects so that the Synod can be implemented by Bishops’ Conferences, ...

03/11/2020
Youth
In the light of Christus vivit, a reflection from Fr. Awi Mello for the virtual meeting of the youth ministry leaders of Mexico and Central America

From 26 – 31 October, the virtual meeting for youth ministry on the theme of “We are not alone, we walk together” was held in Mexico and Central America. Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, the event ...

16/10/2020
Lisbon
The Local Organization Committe presents the logo for the next WYD: the creator is a 24-year-old Portugese graphic designer

The logo of WYD Lisbon 2030 was inspired by the gathering’s theme, that is” “Mary arose and went in haste.” (Lk 1:39). Its principle element is the Cross, the sign of the infinite love of God for ...