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 Lisbon, Portugal for the celebration of World Youth Day in August of 2023. The Office of Young Adult Ministry will be taking young adults ages 18-35 for 8 days and 8 nights to Lisbon for this incredible event featuring cultural festivities, daily catechesis, day trips to the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima and the beach, and a pilgrimage walk to an overnight prayer vigil and morning Mass with Pope Francis.
Registration is open now and ends September 12, 2021
Pilgrims must be 18 years old by the departure date on August 2023. Questions? Email STLYA@archstl.org
Tentative World Youth Day Itinerary, Lisbon 2023
(exact dates TBA)
Sun Leave St. Louis for Europe
Mon Arrive in Lisbon
Tue Lisbon Walking Tour, WYD Opening Ceremonies
Wed Day trip to Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima
Thu Day trip to Lisbon beach
Fri Morning catechesis, WYD Youth Festival events, and Via Crucis
Sat Pilgrimage walk, evening prayer vigil with Pope Francis
Sun Morning Mass with the Pope, pilgrimage walk back to lodging
Mon Depart for St. Louis
Total Cost: $3,784.00
Includes round-trip airfare from St. Louis, airport transfers in Lisbon, 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, Lisbon walking tour, and Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima and Beach Day Trip costs.
An initial deposit of $500 (non-refundable) with this registration form is required to reserve a spot.
Sept. 15, 2021 $500.00
Dec. 15, 2021 $550.00
March 15, 2022 $550.00
June 15, 2022 $550.00
Sept. 15, 2022 $550.00
Jan. 15, 2023 $550.00
April 15, 2023 $534.00
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.
World Youth Day 2023 RegistrationComplete the form below. This and the initial deposit of $500.00 must be turned in by September12, 2021 in order to have a spot reserved for the trip. To pay, please contact Angela Richard in the Office of Young Adult Ministry at 314-792-7008. Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Date(s) - May 11, 2021 - September 15, 2021