Youth / Young Adults

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

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

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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
December 9, 2021

Expression of Interest for World Youth Day Lisbon 2023

Expression of Interest for World Youth Day Lisbon 2023 Fill out this form and we will be in touch early 2022 –  Expression of Interest for WYD 2023  Parishes can register and be kept in formed.  If your parish would like to find out about how to start a WYD […]
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 13, 2021

Foundational Leadership – Graduation

Foundational Leadership Programme – Graduation 2021 On Saturday 9th June, twenty five young adults graduated from the Foundational Leadership Programme. There were two year groups present and both were impacted by Covid-19 restrictions. A group from 2019 had to pause their course and a new intake in 2021 only met […]
October 5, 2021

The World Youth Day will take place from August 01-06 2023 – Lisbon –

The World Youth Day (WYD) Lisbon 2023 will take place from August 01-06 2023. The date was announced this Monday, 4th October, and it’s one of the most significant moments of the event preparation. “It’s with an immense joy that we reveal that the World Youth Day Lisbon 2023 will take […]
May 20, 2021

Guidelines for the Celebration in local Churches

Check Back Later Guidelines for Celebration of WYD in the local Church
April 20, 2021

Shekinah Retreats Training Programme

ABOUT SHEKINAH  Shekinah is a training programme for adults who wish to facilitate youth retreats or other youth ministry programmes. In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, and to facilitate people who wish to avail of this course but who live at a distance from Maynooth, the programme will now be […]
December 3, 2020

New date, new logo for World Youth Day 2023

New date, new logo for World Youth Day The new logo of the next World Youth Day, to be held in Portugal, has been unveiled. The logo reflects the change in date from 2022 to 2023, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The theme chosen by Pope Francis for WYD is […]
November 11, 2020

Peer to Peer – Retreat, Regroup, Renew

Peer 2 Peer Peer 2 Peer will help us all Retreat, Reconnect and Renew our commitment to intentional leadership. It is hosted by the FLP Leadership Team We are inviting all current and former Foundational Leadership Programme Alumni to an evening examining the benefits of Peer 2 Peer support and […]