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S+L BLOG: World Youth Day



This coming week, we are celebrating the 15th anniversary of World Youth Day 2002, which took place in Toronto. Since 1984, young people from around the world have been gathering together with the Holy Father in celebration of our Faith. This week, on a special edition of the SLHOUR we remember the first 24 years of ...read more
The following is the homily of Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB preached on Monday, July 14, 2008 during WYD Sydney at the Prayer Vigil and Eucharistic Adoration with the body of Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati in St. Mary’s Cathedral, Sydney, Australia. Dear Friends, Dear Wanda, niece of Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati, What an honour and privilege ...read more
On Saturday, April 8, 2017, Pope Francis presided at the prayer vigil in preparation for the 32nd World Youth Day on Palm Sunday. Below, find the full text of his unscripted remarks: ...read more
Pope Francis today released his 2017 Lenten Message for World Youth Day, in anticipation for World Youth Day Panama 2019. Below, find the full text of his address: ...read more
I’d like to welcome Fr. Jonathan Kalisch, Director of Chaplains and Spiritual Development for the Knights of Columbus to Perspectives Daily. World Youth Day was just a mere 7 months ago and already the Knights have released this wonderful film about the whole experience called: “World Youth Day Krakow, A Pilgrimage of Mercy” Fr. Jonathan talks ...read more
This article was originally published on The Catholic Register by Jean Ko Din on February 15, 2017.  Fr. Thomas Rosica is stepping down as national coordinator of the World Youth Day delegations. Rosica, CEO of Salt + Light Catholic Media Foundation, has organized the Canadian delegations to the international World Youth Day gatherings since he ...read more