Preparing for Panama! Last gathering before departure

  Pictured attending their final preparation before their to World Youth Day in Panama which will be led by Pope Francis. A group of 30 will travel from the Archdiocese of Dublin and will be joined by a number of other young people from around Ireland. The group is made up of diocesan staff – led by the Office for Evangelisation & Ecumenism. Young people have been trained in leadership and will all engage in a Mercy programme supported by Aid to the Church in need. All young people will stay with families in a local parish in Panama city.  The group departs  on 18 January