Join millions of pilgrims from across the globe for the largest gathering of Catholics in the world! Pope Francis has called young people to beautiful Panama City for the celebration of World Youth Day 2019. The Office of Young Adult Ministry in collaboration with the Office of Hispanic Ministry will be taking young adults ages 18-35 for 8 days and 8 nights (January 20-28) to Panama for this incredible event featuring cultural festivities, daily catechesis, day trip to the rainforests of Soberanía National Park, and a pilgrimage walk to an overnight prayer vigil and morning Mass with Pope Francis.
Registration is open now and ends January 12th.
Pilgrims must be 18 years old by the departure date on Jan. 20, 2019. Questions? Email STLYA@archstl.org
World Youth Day Itinerary, Panama 2019
Jan 20 Arrive in Panama City, check into lodging, and prepare for WYD
Jan 21 Rainforest Escape Day Trip in Soberanía National Park
Jan 22 Panama City Tour, WYD Opening Ceremonies
Jan 23 Morning catechesis, Youth Festival events
Jan 24 Morning catechesis, Welcoming Ceremonies for our Holy Father
Jan 25 Morning catechesis, Youth Festival events, and Stations of the Cross
Jan 26 Pilgrimage walk, evening prayer vigil with our Holy Father
Jan 27 Morning Mass with our Holy Father, pilgrimage walk back to lodging
Jan 28 Depart for St. Louis
Total Cost: $2349.00
Includes round-trip airfare from St. Louis, airport transfers in Panama, hostel lodging within walking distance of the WYD main events, public transportation, WYD registration and fees, WYD backpack, breakfast daily, tickets for WYD lunches and dinners, Panama City walking tour, and Rainforest Escape Day Trip costs.
An initial deposit of $500 (non-refundable) with this registration form is required to reserve a spot.
Sept. 15, 2017 $500.00
Jan. 15, 2018 $704.86
May 15, 2018 $704.86
Sept. 15, 2018 $439.81
Checks are to be made out to Catholic Youth Apostolate, with “World Youth Day” in the memo line. Mail checks to Office of Young Adult Ministry 20 Archbishop May Dr. St. Louis, MO 63119 or stop by the building with your payment.
Date(s) - July 17, 2017 - January 15, 2018