World Youth Day 2019

World Youth Day Panama - January 2019

Pope Francis has announced that the next World Youth Day will take place in Panama next January 22-27.  It is hoped that young people aged 16-29 from the Archdiocese will travel.  Parishes will soon receive posters to advertise and invite young people to take up Pope Francis’ invitation to meet him in Panama.  To find out more or if you have a query you can contact the Office for Evangelisation & Ecumenism via email -  Details of the Pilgrimage to World Youth Day are being finalised.

Pope Francis’ Message for the 33rd World Youth Day - which will be held at diocesan level on Palm Sunday – centres on the theme: “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favour with God” (Lk 1:30).  The document is available in various languages on the Vatican website at  The poster can also be found by following this link  World Youth Day Poster