The journey to Madrid for World Youth Day 2011 saw our group of 15 California teenagers and four adult chaperones transformed from typical tourists to traditional faith-filled pilgrims.
WYD pilgrimages offer an opportunity for the world’s youth to celebrate their Catholic faith en masse. Many come away newly inspired with a better idea of their life’s true calling within their faith.
Through the generous invitation of the Holy Cross Family Ministries, VISION Vocation Network had a great location in the English Speaking Pavillion at the 2011 World Youth Day in Madrid. Below are our updates and posts leading up to and during World Youth Day. Click here for a follow up snapshot of people's experiences.
World Youth Day inspired and challenged those who ventured to Madrid. “Conversations with others from all over the world ignited a fire," says one pilgrim . . .