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WYD Krakow 2016

CLICK HERE to see a proposed itinerary.

CLICK HERE for the Dube Travel 2016 World Youth Day Pilgrimage Reservation Agreement

CLICK HERE to listen to the information webinar recording.

CLICK HERE to view more information from the tour company and to register.

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 Gertrude Hammond at ghammond@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.


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:
Gertrude Hammond
Director of Parish Faith Formation
(603) 663-0171

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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