World Youth Day 2016


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world youth day 2016 Sr. Philomena Maria and Sr. Faustina Maria traveled to Poland for World Youth Day with Franciscan Youth Disciples of Our Lady of Guadalupe (a group from Massachusetts)

world youth day 2016 The group spent 16 days traveling the major religious pilgrimage spots in Poland.

world youth day 2016 They visited many Marian Shrines including: Our Lady of Lichen

world youth day 2016 Our Lady of Czestochowa - where they arrived at 5:30am to witness the unveiling of the image

world youth day 2016 On the last day they pilgrimaged to the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Gidle on the 500th anniversary

world youth day 2016 They visited the tomb of Bl. Jerzy Popieluszko, priest and martyr

They visited the many holy sites in the life of St. Faustina: her place of baptism, 1st Holy Communion, 1st Confession, the house she grew up in and the convent where she spent her religious life, received the Divine Mercy message, and died
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They visited the many holy places in the life of St. John Paul II including place of his birth, the Church that he was baptized, the Church he would frequently pray in and the Cathedral he celebrated his first Mass
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world youth day 2016 This is the start of World Youth Day on the diocesan level where they met many Polish youth

world youth day 2016 The relics of St. Pier Giorgio were flown in for the WYD events

world youth day 2016 The Sisters join millions of youth to celebrate the vigil - sleeping out overnight in Krakow

world youth day 2016 They were this close to our Holy Father, Pope Francis!


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