World Youth Day

January 28, 2019

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin Homily at WYD Panama in Dublin

Third Sunday of the Year 2019PANAMA IN DUBLINHomily notes of Most Rev. Diarmuid Martin Archbishop of DublinEmmaus Conference Centre, 27 January 2019“World Youth Day is not just an event in a faraway country to which only a few young people can travel. It is a moment that challenges all young […]
January 28, 2019

WYD Panama in Dublin – Hearing from our Young People

Over the weekend, 150 young people gathered in the Emmaus Centre for a fantastic weekend of celebration of Faith. We asked our young people what inspired them to say YES to Panama in Dublin. 
January 23, 2019

Updates from WYD Panama 2019

Tuesday 23rd - HOMILY OF THE MASS WELCOMING THE PILGRIMSJanuary 22nd, 2019, Santa María la Antigua FieldMons. José Domingo Ulloa Mendieta, O.S.A.Dear young pilgrims and people of God:We are immensely joyful because of your presence. Today, PANAMA receives you with an open heart and arms wide open. Thank you for […]
January 22, 2019

Postcards from Panama – Blogs and Reflections @WYD

Postcards from Panama - Blogs and Reflections @WYDOn Friday morning 18th January 2019 the first of forty pilgrims from Ireland will leave for WYD Panama. The group is co-ordinated by Gerard Gallagher from the Archdiocese of Dublin. 30 pilgrims will represent the Archdiocese of Dublin and some of them even […]
January 16, 2019

Panama in Dublin 2019 – The Emmaus Centre Programme

This year a group of 30 young people from Dublin Diocese going to Panama to celebrate World Youth Day with Pope Francis and thousands of others from around the globe on 26th/ 27th January.A mirror event, Panama in Dublin will take place in Emmaus Retreat Centre Swords on the same […]
January 9, 2019

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 […]
January 7, 2019

WORLD YOUTH DAY PANAMA IN DUBLIN 2019

Calling all Youth and Young adults aged 16-29!Dare to say yes (Luke 1:38) Creating the best parts of World Youth Day here in Dublin for those who can’t go. It will be a celebration of faith, we’ll live stream the Pope’s talks and Homilies, we’ll have music, workshops, drama, food, […]
November 30, 2018

1 December – Pastoral Day for WYD Panama Pilgrims

COUNTDOWN TO PANAMA! In 49 days we travel to World Youth Day Panama.We meet this Saturday  1 December in St. Paul’s Church Arran Quay for our ANCHOR WYD Preparation Programme. Everyone will meet for the first time, so we will spend some time on introductions and welcome! Timeline for day.Arrive for […]
November 21, 2018

Safety Information for Panama –

SAFETY INFORMATION Most visits to Panama are trouble-free. Visitors should, however, be aware that there is a risk of street crime in Panama City and it is unwise to carry large sums of cash or valuables in public. Visitors should be vigilant using ATM cash machines in public places and beware […]
November 21, 2018

Panama Climate and Weather

PANAMA CLIMATE AND WEATHER Panama has a tropical climate, with temperatures staying constant all year round, ranging from averages of around 90°F (32°C) during the daytime to averages of about 70°F (21°C) after the sun sets. Humidity is generally high, especially during the rainy season, which is between mid-March and November. […]
November 21, 2018

Visa Requirements for WYD for Irish Citizens

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR IRISH NATIONALSIrish citizens require a passport valid for three months beyond arrival date. A visa is not required for touristic stays of up to 180 days. 
November 16, 2018

Our Programme in Panama

Our Panama ProgrammePLEASE CHECK BACK...its a work in progress!
November 16, 2018

ANCHOR – WYD Preparation

 To prepare for WYD we request all pilgrims to attend our WYD preparation programme. It will be led by our WYD animation team and some of our Foundational Leadership Team. ANCHOR was devised a method of preparing young people for pilgrimage, giving them an opportunity to reflect on some core Anchor […]
November 16, 2018

What is Expected of Every Pilgrim and Code of Conduct & Safeguarding

 What is expected of Every Pilgrim @WYD 2019We take seriously our role of preparing and creating a safe environment for our pilgrimage. Our volunteer leaders will receive training and support. Also all pilgrims will re Gardai Safeguarded with support from our Child Safeguarding department. (More details on safeguarding HERE)Role of the […]
November 16, 2018

Checklist for Traveling

CHECKLIST Travel Lightly—Travel Wisely! - Keep Checking Back to this page.... as it will be updated as new information arrives.LuggageYou will be allowed to bring x bag check in bag - on-board bag also.Sleeping Bag—and MatClothingGroup tee-shirtSun hat, rain coat (yes it will be warm—but it could rain too.Towel (Swim suit […]
November 16, 2018

Registration and Documents For WYD – Check List

Registration and Documents For WYD - Check List  Consent Form - Print and Return  - Application Form 2018 Oct 2018 Ficha-Menor-Tutor-V1_enStatoClericale_en Consent-Form (1)Data-Protection-Summary-WYDProof-of-Identity-Check-List (1)
November 15, 2018

November Information for WYD Panama Pilgrims

November Information for WYD Panama Pilgrims 15 November 2018Pilgrims attending WYD with the Archdicoese of Dublin need to note the following:FINAL PAYMENT & TICKETSPayment Deadling in Full - 26 November - Tickets will be printed during this week. Failure to complete payment will incur a penalty on tickets that is beyond […]
October 9, 2018

100 Days to Go – key information needed from Pilgrims

100 Days and counting to WYD PanamaChecklist:We are sending you a copy of the following letterDear PilgrimWith approximately 100 days till our departure to World Youth Day I just wanted to touch base with all pilgrims.Your Booking and PaymentEach pilgrim’s bookings details are different. However all pilgrims will need to […]
March 29, 2018

Payment Schedule for WYD Panama January 2019

                                                     Payment Schedule for WYD Panama   From May 1st 2018 the Office for Evangelisation and Ecumenism will begin to accept bookings and deposits for WYD. Book online […]
March 27, 2018

Foundational Leadership Programme for Young Adults – Sign Up for new course starting October 2018

We need a new generation of Young Adult Leaders to continue the mission of Jesus Christ.Are you… ... prepared to get “off your couch” and make a difference with your life? ...Be a leader. ...Be the difference in your world.The Foundational Leadership Programme offers participants a unique opportunity to explore […]