When will WYD be?
WYD Panama 2019 will be held from 22 to 27 in January of that year.
Can non-Catholic people participate?
WYD is not only an encounter for Catholics; Any interested person can participate. No matter your religion, race, sex or social class; everyone has the opportunity to share this experience of faith and hope.
What is the recommended age to participate in World Youth Day?
The recommended age range to participate in WYD is from 15 to 35 years. Episcopal Conferences, Movements, Associations and Communities can establish a different age range for young people participating in WYD within their organization.
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Objectives of the WYD 2019
Strengthen the processes of attachment to the area of Pastoral through active participation in the preparation and participation of WYD 2019 - Panama, in order that students and collaborators, become agents of transformation, in their headquarters, from the Pastoral Action.
1. Strengthen from the itinerary of preparation meetings to deepen with the participants in the inspiring and missionary principles (Gospel, Eudist Spirituality, Social Thought of the Church and Minute Charism of God).
2. Promote formation in eudist spirituality through virtual courses and through participation in the Pre-Eudist Journey, where the places where the Congregation of Jesus and Mary is present will be known.
3. Actively participate in WYD 2019 as an experience of personal encounter with Jesus Christ, with the universality of the Church and cultural diversity in Panama.
4. Pilgrimage to the sanctuary of Our Lady of Guadalupe, in Mexico, in order to give thanks for the lived experience and request their protection, so that a concrete commitment is generated in the evangelizing work of UNIMINUTO.
5. To promote actions and processes inspired by the teachings of the WYD 2019, so that the participants return to their headquarters with a concrete commitment in them.