Youth / Young Adults

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 25, 2019

Life to the Full Bookclub (Young Adults 20’s & 30’s)

Join other young Adults (20's&30's) for Life to the Full (Jn 10: 10) Book Club, Thursdays in St. Paul’s Church, Arran Quay 7-8.30pm. We will be reading Bear Grylls' book Mud,Sweat and Tears. Bookclub will resume on February 7th.
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 21, 2019

John Paul II Awards 2019

The Pope John Paul II Award was created to commemorate the late Pope John Paul II who was so committed to young people and who had such belief and confidence in them. The Award enables participants to take an active part in the life of their Church – in the […]
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, […]
January 7, 2019

The Encounter – Friday 25th January 2019

Join other young adults (20's & 30's) for The Encounter on January 25th @ 8pm in St Paul's Arran Quay. The Encounter will mark the beginning of WYD Panama in Dublin 2019 which will take place in The Emmaus Center, Swords Rd from 5pm Saturday 26th January to 5pm Sunday […]
January 7, 2019

Ewe Thina: We Walk God’s Way (Monthly Hike)

Join us for our Monthly Young Adult (20's & 30's) Hike on Sunday 20th January. We will doing the Howth Head trail. Meeting place is at Howth Parish Church @12:30pm. Looking forward to seeing you all there.
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 […]