“They’ve invented so many things, but thank God there are still no selfies of the soul! To be happy, we must ask for help from others, let the photo be the face of another; that is, to go outside of ...
The address of Secretary Fr. Awi to the 20th Latin American Pastoral Youth Meeting
“Young people are the heirs of a great past, the bearers of a great present, and the builders of a great future.” This paraphrase of Fr. Joseph Kentenich, the founder of the Apostolic Movement of ...
Press release of the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life
On the Feast of Christ the King, the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life is happy to announce the establishment of an International Youth Advisory Body made up of 20 young people from different ...
The Local Organizing Committee invites young people from all over the world to submit their designs for the logo of the next World Youth Day. Portuguese youth are also invited to participate in a competition for writing the official hymn of the gathering.
By 4 November, young people—whether professional graphic designers or amateurs—can indicate their interest in participating in a design contest for the logo of World Youth Day 2022 in Lisbon, which ...
A Mass at the San Lorenzo Center celebrates the John Paul II Youth Foundation in a sign of continuity
The usual Saturday evening Mass which took place at the San Lorenzo International Youth Center this past 28 September was the occasion for a very special moment: a commemoration in thanksgiving for ...
The message of Fr. Awi to the youth participating in the 33rd National Youth Pastoral Assembly of Venezuela
From 4 – 6 October 2019, the Venezuelan Episcopal Conference sponsored the thirty-third National Pastoral Assembly in Caracas. Young people from all over the county, along with those in responsible ...
Secretary Fr. Awi Mello speaks at an international congress marking 40 years since the Puebla Conference
“Like an ideal on the horizon, the construction of a ‘civilization of love’ remains an ongoing project and a mission yet to be realized. Yet much has already been done in Latin America in this sense, ...
Twenty-six young people from different parts of the world have prepared video testimonies that were inspired by Christus Vivit ‒ Pope Francis’ most recent apostolic exhortation‒, and also by their ...
A significant meeting took place this past 17 September in the main hall of the Dicastery: Marcello Bedeschi, the president of the John Paul II Youth Foundation since the foundation’s beginning—a ...
Fr. Alexandre Awi speaks about youth ministry in a vocational key at the VI National Congress for Vocational Pastoral Ministry in Bogota, Colombia
For the sixth consecutive year, the Colombian Episcopal Conference has organized in Bogota, Colombia, the National Congress of Vocational Pastoral Ministry. The Congress entitled "Youth, Faith ...