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How to add the WYD RIO NEWS Feed to your Facebook Page

Last edited 18th October 2012

With WYD2013 less than a year away, it is important to keep up to date with latest news and announcements. So here is a step by step guide to adding the WYD RIO NEWS Feed from to your Facebook Page!


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Our Lady of Aparecida - WYD2013 Patron of the Week

Last edited 5th November 2012

Our Lady of Aparcedia has a great story! The official account of the apparition took place in October 1717, when the Governor São Paulo was passing through a small city in the Paraiba river valley.


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WYD Fair Gives Youth Opportunity to Discern Vocation

Last edited 25th July 2012

Registration has been opened till the end of August for Congregations, Movements and Religious Communities to have a place in the Vocational Fair at World Youth Day (WYD) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Fair, which will be set up in one of Rio’s best tourist spots, Sugar Loaf Mountain, will include 80 individual stands and 20 joint display posts. The event is seen as an opportunity for youth to discern their vocation.


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Be Salt and Light! A Reflection on World Youth Day Toronto

Last edited 24th July 2012

World Youth Day came to Canada at a low ebb of our history. The backdrop included the aftermath of Sept. 11, 2001, and a world steeped in terror and war; a Church enmeshed in a major sex abuse scandal; an aged, feeble Pontiff; and a Canadian culture of religious indifference and increasing secularity.


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Pier Giorgio Frassati: A Saint in His Every Day Life

Last edited 24th July 2012

He was young and athletic. Loved skiing and going out with friends. He also tried to improve society through politics. This is the story of Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati, who was named an intercessor of WYD 2013.

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One Year until World Youth Day in Rio

Last edited 22nd July 2012

In 365 days, next year's World Youth Day will take place in Rio de Janeiro. It will kick off on July 23rd and run until the 28th. To celebrate, the official WYD song will be released in coming days. Watch this video for the latest on WYD 2013!

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Aussies visit Rio de Janeiro for WYD2013 Preparation

Last edited 19th July 2012

A group of Australian pilgrimage coordinators have recently returned from Rio de Janeiro with a heightened enthusiasm to encourage pilgrims to attend WYD in Rio2013. The group of 15 pilgrimage coordinators spent several days in Rio visiting the sites for major events, possible accommodation options and getting a feel for this vibrant and exciting city.


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Young People Flood Rio for Launch of World Youth Day Prayer

Last edited 19th July 2012

On the evening of July 13, thousands of young people flocked to Rio de Janeiro for the release of the official World Youth Day prayer as preparations for next year's global youth event continue.


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St. Andrew Kim & Companions - WYD2013 Patron of the Week

Last edited 19th September 2013

Saint Andrew Kim was the first native Korean priest. His parents were Korean converts... in fact his father, Ignatius Kim, was martyred for his faith in 1839 and was beatified in 1925. What a family!


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World Youth Day 2013 - Official Prayer

Last edited 8th May 2013

On Friday 13 July 2012, the World Youth Day office in Rio released the Official Prayer for WYD2013! Here it is...


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