June 22, 2022

World Youth Day – Home Page -Information for Archdiocese of Dublin pilgrims, parishes and partners

World Youth Day LISBON 2023- Home Page Parishes and Individuals are now invited to register their interest in either attending WYD Lisbon or organising a parish group to participate. Over the past year many parishes and people have noted in submissions for the Task Force and also preparatory meetings on […]
June 22, 2022

WYD Logo

WYD Logo and its meaning The Cross The Christian Cross, sign of the infinite love of God for the Humankind, is the main element, where everything is born from. Path The passage of the Visitation is the theme of the WYD Lisbon 2023, and it reveals us that Mary was […]
June 22, 2022

WYD Theme ‘Mary arose and went with haste.’

WYD Theme ‘Mary arose and went with haste.’ Mary arose and went with haste» (Lk 1:39) is the bible quote chosen by Pope Francis as the motto of the World Youth Day that will be held for the first time in the capital city of Lisbon, Portugal. The biblical phrase […]
June 22, 2022

What are the Symbols of World Youth Day

The symbols of WYD World Youth Day is accompanied and represented by two symbols: the pilgrim cross and the icon of Our Lady Salus Populi Romani. In the months leading up to each WYD, the symbols set out on a pilgrimage to proclaim the Gospel and to accompany young people […]
June 22, 2022

Patrons of WYD Lisbon

The Patrons The preparation of each World Youth Day, its realization and the dynamism that is imprinted on the meeting of young people from all over the world with the Pope is entrusted to patrons, that is, to canonized saints or in the process of canonization. For WYD Lisbon 2023, […]
June 22, 2022

WYD Lisbon Prayer and Pastoral Resources

Official Prayer Our Lady of the Visitation,  you who arose and went with haste towards the mountain to meet Elizabeth,  lead us also to meet all those who await us   to deliver them the living Gospel:  Jesus Christ, your Son and our Lord! We will go in a hurry, […]
June 22, 2022

Pastoral Resources for WYD Lisbon

Pastoral Resources for WYD Lisbon Over the coming months there will be many pastoral resources for pilgrims. Below you can find out more. There will be a dedicated pastoral programme for pilgrims from Dublin. This will be announced later once registration opens later in the year. WYD Lisbon Prayer and […]
June 22, 2022

Packages and Costs for WYD

Details of Package and Pilgrimage Options are being worked on. Please check back for details end of August. Express your interest here  Expressions of Interest now open  Download WYD Poster with border
June 22, 2022

Days in the Diocese

Days in the Diocese The “Days in the Dioceses” (DND), the gathering of young people from around the world before World Youth Day (WYD), will take place from July 26-31, 2023. The young people will have an ecclesial experience sharing faith and being Church in the host communities during the […]
June 22, 2022

WYD Schedule – at a glance

Typical WYD Schedule Day 1, Tuesday – WYD Opening Ceremony   Day 2, Wednesday – Catechesis, Youth Festival   Day 3, Thursday – Catechesis, Papal Welcome   Day 4, Friday – Catechesis, Youth Festival, Via Crucis   Day 5, Saturday – Pilgrim Walk, Prayer Vigil   Day 6, Sunday – […]
June 22, 2022

What Happens At World Youth Day?

What happens Over the course of a week, young people from all over the world are welcomed, mainly in public (gymnasiums, schools, pavilions …) and parish facilities or family homes. In addition to the moments of prayer, sharing and leisure, the young people enrolled in this celebration participate in various […]
June 17, 2022

What is World Youth Day

World Youth Day (WYD) is a worldwide encounter with the Pope celebrated about every three years in a different country. The most recent WYD was celebrated in Panama City, Panamá from January 22-27, 2019 and the next World Youth Day will be held in Lisbon, Portugal in 2023.   WYD […]
June 3, 2022

Pathways – Exploring Faith as an Adult – 2022-23

PATHWAYS Exploring Faith as an Adult The Pathways Programme is geared towards those who wish to explore issues and questions of: faith; ministry; the Church today and the nature of belief, in an environment appropriate to Adult Learning and Adult Faith Development. Thursday Evening Course for Adults Venue: DCU St. […]
May 23, 2022

Come to World Youth Day 2023 – Expressions of Interest now open

  Come To World Youth Day 2023 – Expressions of Interest now open   Parishes and Individuals are now invited to register their interest in either attending WYD Lisbon or organising a parish group to participate. Over the past year many parishes and people have noted in submissions for the […]
April 29, 2022

Pastoral Conversations – Easter Season

Pastoral Conversations-PostEaster   Thanks to those who attended our Pastoral Conversation on May 28th. Here are the resources presented.  Promptings of the Spirit May Pastoral Conversations – Fr Pat Lay Ministry Pastoral Conversation May Version – Gerard WALK OF HOPE – MAY – Patricia Lay Ministry Re-Commitment Blesssing May Prayers […]
March 29, 2022

Young Adult Synod – Monday April 4th Register Here

    YOUNG ADULT SYNOD This is your opportunity to take part in the world wide gathering of people’s views on what they think and feel about the Church. It is part of the preparation here in Dublin in advance of the next Synod that will be hosted by Pope […]
March 11, 2022

Pastoral Conversations (3) Lent 2022 – Thursday March 31st

PASTORAL CONVERSATION 3 – LENT 2022 THURSDAY 31 MARCH – (7.30 – 8.30 pm)  Our 3rd conversation in this series will focued on Holy Week offering 4 pastoral and liturgical ideas for your community. ‘Walk this Way’ will explore outdoor liturgical activities in a practical way – Palm Sunday Procession […]
March 8, 2022

Foundational Leadership Programme – For Young Adults – Starting April 2 – Sign Up Now!

We need a new generation of Young Adult Leaders to continue the mission of Jesus Christ. Are you… … prepared to get “off your couch” and make a difference with your life? … Be a leader. …Be the difference in your world.   The Foundational Leadership Programme offers participants a […]
February 22, 2022

Ecumenical Bible Week 2022

Ecumenical Bible Week 2022 Now in its ninth year Ecumenical Bible Week, led by the Archdiocese of Dublin and the United Dioceses of Dublin and Glendalough in collaboration with many other Christian traditions will run this year from Pentecost to Trinity Sunday [5-12 June 2022]. The overall theme for this […]
February 2, 2022

Ecumenical Bible Week 2022 – A New Pentecost: Moving to the Edges

Ecumenical Bible Week 2022 Now in its ninth year Ecumenical Bible Week, led by the Archdiocese of Dublin and the United Dioceses of Dublin and Glendalough in collaboration with many other Christian traditions will run this year from Pentecost to Trinity Sunday [5-12 June 2022]. The overall theme for this […]