World Youth Day 2019

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World Youth Day 2019
DateJanuary 22, 2019 (2019-01-22) – January 27, 2019 (2019-01-27)
LocationPanama City, Panama
TypeYouth festival
ThemeI am the servant of the Lord. May it be done to me according to your word. (Lk 1:38)
Organised byCatholic Church
ParticipantsPope Francis

World Youth Day 2019 (Spanish: Jornada Mundial de la Juventud 2019) is an international Catholic event focused on religious faith and youth, due to be celebrated on January 22-27, 2019 in Panama City, Panama.[1] This was announced by Pope Francis at the end of the closing Mass of World Youth Day 2016 in Brzegi nearby Krakow, Poland.[2][3]

Theme[edit]

On 22 November 2016, Pope Francis announced the theme for World Youth Day 2019: I am the servant of the Lord. May it be done to me according to your word. (Lk 1:38)

Patron saints[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Panamá to host WYD 2019". World Youth Day.com. July 31, 2016. Retrieved September 1, 2016.
  2. ^ "Panama to host next WYD in 2019, Pope announces". Catholic News Agency/EWTN News, Elise Harris. July 31, 2016. Retrieved September 1, 2016.
  3. ^ "Next World Youth Day to be held in Panama". The Catholic Herald/Associated Press. July 31, 2016. Retrieved September 1, 2016.

External links[edit]

WYD in Panama http://www.panama2019.pa/