Articles for World Youth Day

Pope – Grandparents, intergenerational dialog

(Vatican Radio) The vital role of grandparents in passing on the faith through their families: echoing a theme that he spoke of during the flight over to Brazil, Pope Francis on Friday stressed the essential dialogue between the youngest and oldest members of society…...

Busted Halo at a four mile long Church

It would be hard to find a place on earth that better showcases the unity of the Catholic Church than here at World Youth Day. Hundreds of thousands of young people, all different, yet united by their faith, have gathered together here. Imagine a huge amount of...

CMGLOBAL links to coverage of WYD

CMGLOBAL is currently featuring a convenient way to sample the experience of WYD particularly from a Vincentian Family Perspective. You can find a collection of links for Schedule and documents (includes official Papal texts as they become available.) Highlights ...

Canadian SVDP reports from WYD/EIJV

Jason Hunt of the SSVDP Canada has been writing a blog of his experiences... Day four (Sunday, July 21 2013) We had an English song at the opening prayer. They announced the winner for a visit to the pope, who wrote a song. We all song it together and then were...

World Youth Day 2011: LIVE on Xt3.com

Xt3 has been webcasting some of the major World Youth Day events live from Madrid! In a matter of hours, on Thursday 18 August 2011, Pope Bededict XVI will be arriving in Madrid. So visit www.xt3.com/wyd to make sure you don’t miss out on all the action. You can also...

A parable of Vincentian Simplicity

Vincent must be smiling! Fr. Dennis Holtschneider writes in his blog from WYD with Vincentian Youth...10:30 a.m. Saturday.  The young people are given masks to wear on the back of their heads (click on graphic to enlarge), and instructed to leave them on all day. ...

dePaul President blogging from WYD Madrid

Welcome to  the dePaulWYD blog sharing our time at the Vincentian Youth Gathering prior to World Youth Day. I’m Fr. Dennis Holtschneider from DePaul University, wearing the dark blue shirt, third-from-the-right in the front row. (click image to enlarge or the dePaul...

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