The Central Events include the Opening Mass, the Welcome Ceremony, the Way of the Cross, the Vigil, and the Missioning Mass.
Opening Mass of the World Youth Day in Lisbon, presided by the Cardinal Patriarch of Lisbon, Manuel Clemente.
As it is the first moment of encounter between the young people and the Pope, this ceremony will be an event with a festive and meeting environment, keeping the dimension of prayer. It wants to show the young Church that sets out with the successor of Peter towards the construction of a more fraternal society.
Way of the Cross
Through a prayerful and immersive experience, we want to follow in the footsteps of Jesus in His passion.
One of the events with the Pope in which it will have Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and pray together.
A celebration presided by the Holy Father to end WYD Lisbon 2023. Before the end of the Mass, the Pope will announce the city that will host the next edition of World Youth Day.
The week’s program can be found here.