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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 […]
November 26, 2021

Archbishop Farrell’s Pastoral Letter for Advent

Pastoral Letter for Advent 2021 On the First Sunday of Advent our Church, and many others, begin a new Church year. The Church begins its year with a time of hope, and Advent—so frequently ‘lost’ in the preparation for Christmas—is the season of hope par excellence. It is the season […]
October 27, 2021

Christ The King – Celebrating Young People – WYD 2021 – in the local Church

  Christ The King and Celebrating youth and young adults in the Church  Pope Francis has released his message for the 36th World Youth Day which will be held on 21 November (Solemnity of Christ the King) at the local level on the theme: “Stand up. I appoint you as […]
October 19, 2021

Mission Sunday 24 October 2021

  Go to  http://www.missio.ie for more resources for parishes, social media links and downloadable resources.
September 29, 2021

Food for Thought

Food for Thought – Conversations on Faith, Family with various guests         October – A conversation on the Harvest with Gerard Gallagher, Sr Maura & farmers Paul Choiseul & Francis Monaghan  Listen Here –Harvest Conversation October 2021        
August 18, 2021

Parish Clean Up – Resources

Parish Clean Up – 100-ways-to-implement-laudato-si  Climate Crisis 2021 – What Can I Do
August 17, 2021

Families Walking Together In Hope – Monthly Resources

FAMILIES WALKING TOGETHER IN HOPE   The Archdiocese of Dublin will provide some simple and achievable ideas for families and parishes starting in September 2021. The ‘Walking Together in Hope’ initiative was be launched on 25 August 2021 at Saint Mary’s Pro-Cathedral @6:00 p.m.    An Invitation to Families and […]
May 7, 2021

Walking Together in Hope – Spiritual Journey for Families – Opening Page

Walking Together in Hope – Spiritual Journey for Families  ‘The Church is a family of families, constantly enriched by the lives of those domestic churches.’ Amoris Laetitia 86 ‘What does the rediscovery of Church suggest? It suggests that the future of the Church lies here, namely, in rehabilitating the domestic […]
May 7, 2021

Draft Calendar

Draft Calendar    August 2021 Launch Out • Family Year Programme – Soul Food for Families – 25th August – St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral @ 6pm email leisia.cashen@dublindiocese.ie if you wish attend or you can watch on Webcam in Pro-Cathedral. September 2021 All Connected • Blessing of Schoolbags • Parish Clean-up […]
May 7, 2021

Walking Together in Hope – Spiritual Journey for Families – Draft

Walking Together in Hope – Spiritual Journey for Families ‘The Church is a family of families, constantly enriched by the lives of those domestic churches.’ AL 86  ‘What does the rediscovery of Church suggest? It suggests that the future of the Church lies here, namely, in rehabilitating the domestic Church […]
March 31, 2021

Parish Pastoral Council Workshops April 2021

Parish Pastoral Council Workshops April 2021 Normally the Office for Evangelisation & Ecumenism would host regional gatherings post Easter. This year we will offer our workshops ‘online’. To take part you must be serving on an existing Parish Pastoral Council or just appointed.  Thanks to everyone for taking part in […]