Availability: Six days in diocese of the Pope's choice.
Fees: Registration fee plus housing, transportation and other trip related expenses.
The Pope invites young people from all over the world to attend and celebrate together at World Youth Day (WYD). WYD is six days of fun, prayer, catechetical sessions, informal gatherings, and festival events plus a vigil and concluding mass with the Pope for youth & young adults, ages 16 to 35. This gathering is held every three years at an international location.
The next international World Youth Day will be held in Lisbon, Portugal 2022!
Catholic Diocese of Cleveland Young Adult Pilgrimage Planned
The Office of Youth & Young Adult Ministry is pleased to announce that Bishop Nelson Perez will be leading the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland World Youth Day (WYD) delegation to Lisbon, Portugal in July of 2022. The specific dates for the July, 2022 event will be announced by the National World Youth Day USA Office, which is within the Secretariat of Laity, Marriage, Family Life and Youth of the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops (USCCB). The dates will be shared in the diocese as soon as they are declared by the USCCB.
The Catholic Diocese of Cleveland pilgrimage package for WYD Portugal 2022 will be arranged by the Office of Youth & Young Adult Ministry. Those details will be set soon after the dates for WYD Portugal 2022 are announced.
Young adults and young adult groups throughout the diocese can begin to plan now on joining our diocesan pilgrimage led by Bishop Perez, who is excited to be with our young adults for what promises to be a life changing event.