WYD 2013

Edmonton Eparchy goes to World Youth Day!

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is hosting the next World Youth Day event in July of 2013. This event happens every 2-3 years and brings together young Christians (ages 18-35) in a celebration of their shared faith. An expected 4 million pilgrims will come together from all over the world to see and hear Pope Benedict XVI, to attend various spiritual events, and to learn more about themselves.

Alberta young adults interested in coming to this event are encouraged to contact Millie at the Eparchy Chancery [(780) 446-1061] or by emailing youth@edmontoneparchy.com. Registration forms for the pilgrimage are now available and are due, along with a $100 non-refundable deposit, before December 15, 2012.


WYD13 Registration Form Click on the above link to download the registration form; then print it, complete it, and mail it in with your cheque (made out to “Edmonton Eparchy”) to: Ukrainian Catholic Eparchial Youth Ministry Office 9645 108 Ave Edmonton, AB T5H 1A3

Some Answers

Whether you are a returning pilgrim, or if you are making a leap of faith by signing up to travel over 10,000km to be a pilgrim for the first time, we know there are many questions you probably have. Here are some common questions and answers, but please feel free to contact us should you …

The Holy See’s Message to Young People

The Holy Father’s message to the young people of the world on the occasion of the 28th World Youth Day may be found by clicking the blow link: Holy See’s Message to Young People

WYD – Our Itinerary

Pilgrims who will be travelling with the Edmonton Eparchy for the entire WYD trip (between July 9 – 31, 2013) will have the following activities schedule (currently tentative):   Week One – pilgrims will arrive in Curitiba and will tour to Prudentopolis, Iguassu Falls, and Bird’s Park. We will have a chance to spend some …

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