BLOG: World Youth Day
As we approach World Youth Day, read more about how this event shapes the lives of young people who attend. Read reflection by Isabel Correa: How World Youth Day Changed my Life. (From S+L 2017 Magazine). ...read more
Read the Message of the Holy Father Pope Francis for the XXXIII World Youth Day, which will be taking place on Palm Sunday, March 25, 2018. ...read more
I am extremely grateful to God for such a faith-filled, joyful pilgrimage experience with three million people from all over the world. Turbulent heat waves, rain, thunderstorms, and the sweat of three million people. Who knew what I was getting myself into as soon as I spontaneously booked my flight to Kraków, Poland. Being a ...read more
There aren’t a lot of things that bring Canada together; that make us feel like we are all part of this great country. I mean, do people in Vancouver feel like they are one and the same as people in Charlottetown or St. John’s? Do people in Whitehorse feel a kinship with the people of ...read more
The WYD2002 compilation album is the only completely international Catholic music collection in the world with artists from over 15 different countries, singing in 7 different languages. They were all in Toronto for WYD in 2002 and pulled together a concert with most of the songs from the album. On this special encore edition of ...read more
All proceeds from the purchase of this book are to make possible Salt + Light‘s coverage of the World Youth Day in Panama 2019. Throughout Pope John Paul II’s papacy, youth has been a priority. When he was elected Pope in 1978, John Paul II said that young people are the future of the world ...read more
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
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
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