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World Youth Day – A Life Changing Experience for One Young Man

Last edited 6th May 2011

“The Sydney 2008 World Youth Day changed my life,” says Joe Comerford from Sydney, who was amongst the crowd in Sydney and will be journeying to Madrid. “Its positive impact has brought me to a place where my faith has deepened and…is now active and strong.” Download this article to read the testiment of an inspirational Sydney youth, who speaks of his life-changing WYD experience.


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Fourteen Years, Six WYDs, And Many More To Go

Last edited 12th April 2011

Two popes. Three continents. Five countries. For Cecile San Agustin, a pilgrim from the United States, if the biography of her life was written today, the World Youth Day chapter would begin with those words. She has attended the past five World Youth Days in Paris (1997), Rome (2000), Toronto (2002), Cologne (2005) and Sydney (2008). Fortunately for her, the chapter continues this August for her sixth World Youth Day encounter in Madrid.


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WYD Preparation Tip - Celebrate Feast Days

Last edited 7th April 2011

The Feast Days of the WYD Patron saints are an excellent opportunity to give a spiritual boost to your group and pray for the fruits of WYD. Several ways you can celebrate include:


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New Generations of Catholics Formed in Youth Day

Last edited 7th September 2010

A quarter century of World Youth Days has renewed the Church by forming new generations of Catholics. Next year's event in Madrid will have no less impact, says an organizer.


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Korea Youth Day Focuses on Hope

Last edited 24th August 2010

3000 young Catholics taking part in the Korea Youth Day celebrations at Imjingak, near the North-South demarcation line of Korea, have been told to find peace in God. Read this article for more...


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Young People Encouraged to Pray Through Art

Last edited 16th June 2010

Several sculptures will be incorporated in a procession during next year's World Youth Day, to help young people explore the beauty and spiritual usefulness of art.


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Pope Benedict XVI and the Youth

Last edited 13th February 2013

Five years, five continents: here are all the highpoints of Pope Benedict's encounters with young people!

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Artist Replicattes Sedes Sapientiae for Greater Glory of God

Last edited 25th February 2010

By Bridget Spinks, National Reporter for the The Record


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WYD / WJT 2005 Köln - Pope Benedict XVI's homily at the final Mass

Last edited 13th February 2013

"Dear Young Friends,


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WYD / JMJ 2002 Toronto - Pope John Paul II's homily at the final Mass

Last edited 17th January 2011

"Dear Young People of the 17th World Youth Day,


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