Mary Elise divulges some unique features of World Youth Day including: priests hearing countless confessions, groups exchanging cultural trinkets, sticking together with a unique flag, and finding peace in a huge crowd.
About World Youth Day (WYD)
Take an online pilgrimage with the Archdiocese of New York and Ascension Presents.
Mary Elise Zellmer, director of Young Adult Outreach for the Archdiocese of New York is leading a group of fifty-four pilgrims to Panama for World Youth Day, and Ascension Presents is partnering with them for this exclusive series.
This pilgrimage is an opportunity for youth from around the world to have an encounter with the Pope. It is celebrated every three years in a different country.
Visit Ascension Presents each day from now until January 27 to join these pilgrims and hundreds of thousands more from across the world, spiritually and virtually.