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!
Unchaperoned 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
July 30 Leave St. Louis for Europe
July 31 Arrive in Lisbon
Aug 1 Day Trip to Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima
Aug 2 Lisbon Walking Tour, WYD Opening Ceremonies and Mass
Aug 3 Morning catechesis, WYD Festival events
Aug 4 Morning catechesis, WYD Festival events, and Papal Welcoming Ceremonies
Aug 5 Morning catechesis, Via Crucis with the Holy Father
Aug 6 Pilgrim Walk, Papal Prayer Vigil
Aug 7 Closing Mass, Day Trip: Beach Day
Aug 8 Depart for St. Louis
Total Cost: $3,819.00
Includes round-trip airfare from St. Louis, airport transfers in Lisbon, 3 star hotel 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.
Please contact the Office of Young Adult Ministry about setting up payments!
Checks are to be made out to Office of Young Adult Ministry, 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 Registration
Complete the form below. This and the initial deposit of $500.00 must be sent in order to have a spot reserved for the trip. To pay, please contact Angela Miller in the Office of Young Adult Ministry at 314-792-7008. Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Date(s) - May 11, 2021 - July 30, 2022