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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
The International Youth Advisory Body holds its second virtual meeting
After weeks of sharing and discernment, twenty members of the International Youth Advisory Body met for the second time with the Secretary and the Youth Office of our Dicastery. During the meeting, ...
For popular, synodal and missionary pastoral care in the Dominican Republic
“Towards the horizon with our feet on the ground” was the theme of the 5th National Assembly of Youth Ministry in the Dominican Republic, which was celebrated on 11 and 12 September 2020, live on ...
Recollections of Carmen Aparicio, President of the John Paul II Youth Foundation
Twenty-five years ago (9-10 September, 1995), the European Youth meeting, EurHope 95, was held in Loreto. The inspiration for this meeting was an appeal for peace in the Balkans. At the time, I was ...
Youth at the service of the civilization of love
In the year in which we celebrate the centenary of the birth of St. John Paul II, initiator and creator of the World Youth Days, how can we fail to remember one of the best moments of these ...