The wyd2019.us website is part of an official collaboration between the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops World Youth Day Office and the Catholic Apostolate Center. As a ministry focused on evangelization and formation of active Catholics, the Catholic Apostolate Center is assisting World Youth Day pilgrims and leaders in deepening their pilgrimage experience through blog posts, World Youth Day Leader Guides, and videos throughout the international festivities. Whether traveling to Panama, attending a stateside celebration in your diocese, or participating as an active digital pilgrim, we invite you to utilize our free resources to enrich your journey.
World Youth Day
E-book Resource Guides for Leaders
Click on the e-book covers above to access the WYD e-book Resource Guides
Catholic Apostolate Center Resources
WYD in the News
Speeches and Homilies from World Youth Day Krakow
On the 25th Anniversary of World Youth Day Denver, past leaders USCCB Staff and WYD veterans share about the gift World Youth Day has been to the young people and the church. This workshop explores the following questions:
-Why is World Youth Day so important and what is the legacy of WYD?
-How has WYD helped to transform young people and the Church’s ministry with them?
-How will the vision of St. John Paul II continue for WYD 2019 in Panama and stateside?