The Pilgrim's Journey

Pope at Auschwitz to shape WYD

Richard SontagLast Updated: July 8th, 2016Church News, Poland, Pope Francis, World Youth Day

(CNA) Since the very first World Youth Day in 1986, the international Catholic event has been marked by prayer, music, and fellowship among thousands of young people eager to encounter the Pope. This year’s gathering in Krakow, Poland will feature the same elements – but it will also be unique, with the Pope’s visit to … Read More

WYD 2016 in Poland? Here’s what one bishop wants you to know

Richard SontagLast Updated: July 10th, 2015Church News, Upcoming Pilgrimages, World Youth Day

(By Matt Hadro, CNA/EWTN News).- For those pilgrims thinking about participating in World Youth Day 2016 in Krakow, Poland, Bishop Frank Caggiano has a message: It will be worth the sacrifice. The Bridgeport prelate, who is serving as World Youth Day Liason for the U.S. bishops, acknowledged that attending the global gathering in Poland next summer … Read More

Official hymn of World Youth Day 2016 in Krakow released

R RLast Updated: January 8th, 2015Church News, World Youth Day

“Blessed are the merciful, for they will receive mercy” – the official hymn of XXXI World Youth Day Krakow 2016 was released and is available to watch on YouTube.  Check it out below! Additonally, view our flyers about Tekton Minstries’ Catholic pilgrimages departing from Indianapolis, IN and Rapid City, SD. The World Youth Day Local Organizing Committee … Read More