World Youth Day
Lisbon, Portugal, July 2022

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World Youth Day is a week long gathering of the pope and millions of young people from almost every country in the world. World Youth Day began in 1985 at the invitation of St. John Paul II.

The next World Youth Day is being planned for July, 2022 in Lisbon, Portugal. Applications will begin in 2020. High school youth must be at least 16 years of age by July 2022 to be eligible to attend. Young adults are welcome through age 35. Adult mentors and chaperones are needed to help guide our young people in this pilgrimage of faith. Expected visits will be to Fatima, Portugal as well as the WYD activities taking place in Lisbon. Our Diocesan WYD pilgrimage will last approximately 10 days and includes 6 days of official WYD activities.To find out more, please contact our youth ministry office.

Here is the pilgrimage information from our last WYD pilgrimage.

Travel Dates: January 19-28, 2019

Cost: $2949 (approx.)

Age Range: 16-35 (plus chaperones)


Archbishop Noll
Catholic Center

915 S. Clinton Street

Fort Wayne, IN 46802


Mon - Fri:
8:30am - 4:30pm

260-422-4611 x 3321

Director of Youth Ministry

John Pratt

260-422-4611 x 3321


Janice Martin

260-422-4611 x 3318

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