World Youth Day 2022

What is World Youth Day?

World Youth Day (WYD) is a worldwide encounter with the Pope which is typically celebrated every three years in a different country. The most recent WYD was celebrated in Panama City, Panamá 2019.

WYD is open to all young people who want to take part in a festive encounter with their contemporaries centred on Jesus Christ. This event is an opportunity to experience in first person the universality of the Church; to share with the whole world the hope of many young people who want to commit themselves to Christ and others. World Youth Day is a unique way to deepen your faith and grow closer to Christ, by means of prayer and the sacraments, together with thousands of other young people who share your interests and ambitions.

During the week of World Youth Day, there will be youth festival programming in addition to the main events with the Pope.


When: July 2022

How long: 2 weeks (Week 1 with host families, Week 2 in Lisbon)

Where: Lisbon, Portugal

Age range: All pilgrims must be aged 16+ by 1st July 2022. 

How much: We estimate a cost of £1,200 per pilgrim. This includes; travel, accommodation, main meals, WYD entry, T-shirts, formation meetings, cost of a pilgrimage operator. 

How will we get there: Travel will be through flights and coach transfer

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World Youth Day 2022 Interest form

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