World Youth Day 2016



More than 70 pilgrims from our diocese attended World Youth Day in Poland.   Their journey was focused on following in the footsteps of Mercy Saints:  St. Maximillian Kolbe, St. Faustina, St. John Paul II, Blessed Jerzy Popieluszko.

While there, they were able to visit Warsaw, Niepokalonow, the Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa & the Monastery at Jasna Gora, Auschwitz & Birkenau, the Divine Mercy Sanctuary and Chapel, Wawel Castle, and various other churches in the Krakow area.

World Youth Day events included daily Catechesis and cultural events, an Opening Mass with over 180 countries present, a Welcome Service, Stations of the Cross and a Vigil and Closing Mass with the Holy Father, Pope Francis.

To view photos from our pilgrims, please click here: