World Youth Day

Panama 2019

A World Youth Day Pilgrimage to Panama

 

Join us January 21 – 28, 2019

Schedule

Monday, January 21

Arrival in Panama & Canal Tour

Arrival into Tocumen International Airport and meet our Faith Journeys representative who will assist us to the awaiting motorcoach and transfer to Panama City. Guided tour to Casco Antigua, a colonial area that represents the second Panama City, characterized by a very special architecture, later we will visit the main attraction in Panamá, the Miraflores Locks Visitors Center. In the afternoon, we will proceed to check-in to the hotel. Dinner at the hotel.

Tuesday, January 22

World Youth Day Opening Mass

Morning at leisure (or guided city tour if it did not happen on day of arrival). Afternoon and evening participation in the opening of the World Youth Day in Panamá.

Wednesday, January 23

World Youth Day

Morning Catechesis and World Youth Day activities. WYD participants, organized by language groups, will have catechesis sessions with bishops from all over the world. The sessions will take place in church, school, auditoriums, and sports centers in Panamá.

Thursday, January 24

World Youth Day & Arrival of Pope Francis

Morning Catechesis and World Youth Day activities. WYD participants, organized by language groups, will have catechesis sessions with bishops from all over the world. The sessions will take place in churches, auditoriums, and sports centers in Panamá. Arrival of Pope Frances and Welcoming Address.

Friday, January 25

World Youth Day & Stations of the Cross

Morning Catechesis and World Youth Day activities. WYD participants, organized by language groups, will have catechesis sessions with bishops from all over the world. The sessions will place in church, school, auditoriums, and sports centers in Panamá. Take part in the Stations of the Cross.

Saturday, January 26

World Youth Day & Overnight Vigil

Young people will arrive at the site for the Overnight Vigil. Pope Francis will arrive and Eucharistic Adoration will begin. An address is made by the Holy Father. Overnight Vigil.

Sunday, January 27

World Youth Day, Papal Mass & Dinner Cruise on the Canal

Pope Francis will concelebrate Mass with thousands of bishops and priests, and he will address the young people, to send them out to the world to witness to their faith, as the Lord did with His Apostles. At the end of the Mass, the Holy Father will announce the place where the next edition of World Youth Day will be held. Culmination of World Youth Day 2019. Return to Panamá. Enjoy a Farewell Dinner Cruise on the Panamá Canal before our final night in Panamá.

Monday, January 28

Depart for Home

Following breakfast, transfer to the airport for return flight home. With renewed faith in Christ and the Church, we share our gifts and strengths in our local community.

Monday, January 21

Arrival in Panama & Canal Tour

Arrival into Tocumen International Airport and meet our Faith Journeys representative who will assist us to the awaiting motorcoach and transfer to Panama City. Guided tour to Casco Antigua, a colonial area that represents the second Panama City, characterized by a very special architecture, later we will visit the main attraction in Panamá, the Miraflores Locks Visitors Center. In the afternoon, we will proceed to check-in to the hotel. Dinner at the hotel.

Tuesday, January 22

World Youth Day Opening Mass

Morning at leisure (or guided city tour if it did not happen on day of arrival). Afternoon and evening participation in the opening of the World Youth Day in Panamá.

Wednesday, January 23

World Youth Day

Morning Catechesis and World Youth Day activities. WYD participants, organized by language groups, will have catechesis sessions with bishops from all over the world. The sessions will take place in church, school, auditoriums, and sports centers in Panamá.

Thursday, January 24

World Youth Day & Arrival of Pope Francis

Morning Catechesis and World Youth Day activities. WYD participants, organized by language groups, will have catechesis sessions with bishops from all over the world. The sessions will take place in churches, auditoriums, and sports centers in Panamá. Arrival of Pope Frances and Welcoming Address.

Friday, January 25

World Youth Day & Stations of the Cross

Morning Catechesis and World Youth Day activities. WYD participants, organized by language groups, will have catechesis sessions with bishops from all over the world. The sessions will place in church, school, auditoriums, and sports centers in Panamá. Take part in the Stations of the Cross.

Saturday, January 26

World Youth Day & Overnight Vigil

Young people will arrive at the site for the Overnight Vigil. Pope Francis will arrive and Eucharistic Adoration will begin. An address is made by the Holy Father. Overnight Vigil.

Sunday, January 27

World Youth Day, Papal Mass & Dinner Cruise on the Canal

Pope Francis will concelebrate Mass with thousands of bishops and priests, and he will address the young people, to send them out to the world to witness to their faith, as the Lord did with His Apostles. At the end of the Mass, the Holy Father will announce the place where the next edition of World Youth Day will be held. Culmination of World Youth Day 2019. Return to Panamá. Enjoy a Farewell Dinner Cruise on the Panamá Canal before our final night in Panamá.

Monday, January 28

Depart for Home

Following breakfast, transfer to the airport for return flight home. With renewed faith in Christ and the Church, we share our gifts and strengths in our local community.

To apply for a scholarship, please prepare a simple letter of request

including your contact information and a specification of the nature of your need.

Send it to institute@diobpt.org with the subject line: Attn: World Youth Day Scholarships

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