World Youth Day

World Youth Day at Home

The Australian Church is encouraging World Youth Day at Home in January 2019.  Ballarat Diocese is supporting this initiative and developing a range of events.

World Youth Day in your Parish or Community
The next WYD encounter is 22-27 January 2019 in Panama City.  Key events will be live-streamed.  A highlight of WYD will be the Vigil event with Pope Francis, celebration, reflection, witness.
It will be livestreaming on Sunday 27th January starting at 10am Victorian time (approximate duration 2.5 hrs).
We encourage you to plan a parish or community event for World Youth Day at Home in your parish and connect via your online screen with some or all of this always awesome Vigil. Prayers and livestream link will be here soon. For more information contact Ballarat Diocese Youth & Young Adult Ministry (Amanda on 5337 7125 or Noeline and Patrick on 5337 7160) or

WYD Hangout!
Online hangout to celebrate WYD – participate from anywhere in the diocese & meet Pope Francis.  6pm-7pm on World Youth Day Sunday 27 January 2019. 18-30yo. Free. Contact us for details.

Ballarat Diocese is not participating in a pilgrimage to Panama City WYD January 2019. However we hope to have an overseas Mission excursion in 2019.

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