World Youth Day 2019: Opening Mass (Day 3)

Pilgrims from the Archdiocese of New York attend the opening mass to kick off World Youth Day 2019 in Panama!

People from all over the world are represented as everyone gathers for the first time at the opening mass.

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.