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WYD is an encounter of young people from all around the world with the Pope amidst a festive, religious, and cultural atmosphere, which confirms the dynamism of the Church and testifies the significance of Jesus in our lives. "WYD is much more than an event. It is a time of deep and spiritual renewal; its fruits benefit the whole of society" (Benedict XVI)

 

SCHEDULE 

Monday, January 21: Arrival in Panama

Tuesday, January 22: World Youth Day Opening Mass

Wednesday, January 23: World Youth Day/ Workshops, presentations, concerts, exhibits, and more

Thursday, January 24: World Youth Day & Arrival of Pope Francis

Friday, January 25: World Youth Day & Stations of the Cross

Saturday, January 26:  Pilgrimage Walk & Evening Papal Vigil/ Eucharistic Adoration. An address is made by the Holy Father.

Sunday, January 27:Closing Papal Mass; Return Pilgrimage Walk 

Monday, January 28: Depart from Panama.

 

PILGRIMAGE COST AND DUE DATES 

The total cost for the dates listed above is : $1,550

This includes: Simple accomodation. WYD registration Fee. Most meals. Roundtrip Airfare. Transportation in Panama. Basic Insurance.

 

$300 Per person due: with Registration

$300 Per person due: April 1, 2018

$200 Per person due: May 1, 2018

$200 Per person due: June 1, 2018

(NO REFUNDS AFTER THIS DATE/ FINAL DAY OF REGISTRATION/ NO EXEMPTIONS)

$200 Per person due: July 1, 2018

$200 Per person due: August 1, 2018

$150 Per person due: Septermber 1, 2018

 

"Days in the Dioceses" is an option provided as an extension to the pilgrimage which includes sightseeing and visiting other cities prior to WYD and starts Jan 16.  For those interested please check that option during the registration process to get more information.

 

 

To register, submit a pilgrimage enrollment online form and mail a $300 deposit to the Diocese of Joliet Young Adult Ministry Office Or stop by the Office: 16555 Weber Road, Crest Hill, IL 60403-8719

Questions?
Mayra Gualoto | 815-221-6235 YAM@dioceseofjoliet.org  

 

REGISTER HERE