August 15, 2016

There are many reasons to go to World Youth Day. Lots of good reasons, and precious few bad ones. For me, though I had many motivations (getting to see the beauty of Poland, getting to walk and pray in Pope John Paul II's homeland) the thing I was looking forward to mo...

August 8, 2016

(The idea for the framing of this World Youth Day blog came from an entry in Emily Wilson’s scriptural devotional book for women. I read the reflection called “I Choose the Sky” the day after I returned from WYD).

This was one of the first pictures I took...

August 5, 2016

As stated in a previous post, I apologize for not having more blog posts written during World Youth Day.  During our travels, we came back to our hotel no earlier than 11pm most days and were out the door by 7am, plus lack of WiFi made blogging very difficult.  However...

August 4, 2016

Friday at World Youth Day is traditionally The Way of the Cross. This year's program integrated the corporal and spiritual works of mercy. Examples: Jesus is condemned to death (shelter the homeless), Jesus meets his mother (comfort the afflicted), Jesus speaks to the...

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