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WYD Krakow 2016

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About World Youth Day Krakow

The Goals of WYD:

  • A moving and sanctifying pilgrimage in faith
  • An experience of the power of the Holy Spirit to strengthen the faith of our young people
  • Rediscover the centrality of the Word and Sacrament
  • Enable pilgrims to be witnesses to Christ
  • To provide “An encounter with Jesus Christ, His Spirit and His Church.” JP2

Who can attend?

  • Sixteen years of age at time of departure
  • “Each minor (aged 16 & 17) must have an adult responsible for them in Krakow” -USCCB
  • Minors must have extensive permission forms

Why WYD Krakow?

  • Amazing country of Poland and great pilgrimage sites
  • Powerhouse of Saints: St. Maximilian Kolbe, St. Faustina, Blessed John Paul II,
  • Focus on Divine Mercy
  • Celebration of WYD (30th Anniversary)

Direct Questions to Mae Edwards at maedwards@rcbm.org.

2014-2015 High School Retreats 

The Diocesan Youth Ministry Office has teamed up with Rivier University’s Office of Campus Ministry to offer day-long retreats for high school students in the diocese.

Retreats are designed for 9th and 10th graders.

Rivier students and staff will facilitate the day, which will include a celebration of the Eucharist.


November 2, 2014
February 8, 2015
March 22, 2015

Location: Rivier University, Dion Center Reception Room
Time: 9:15 a.m. registration, 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. program. Lunch will be included.

CLICK HERE to download more information and a registration form.

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Contact Us 

For more information, please contact:
Mary-Anne (Mae) Edwards
Director of Youth, Young Adult and College Campus Ministry
(603) 663-0133

Diocese of Manchester
The Catholic Church in New Hampshire

153 Ash Street, Box 310
Manchester, NH 03105-0310
(603) 669-3100
Fax: (603) 669-0377

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