World Youth Day

Kerry Diocesan Pilgrimage to World Youth Day 2016


On July 25th, thirty-five pilgrims from throughout the Diocese of Kerry will travel to Krakow, Poland to celebrate World Youth Day.  WYD is an international festival which gathers young people from all over the world.  The programme includes several days of celebration with Pope Francis, there will be concerts, liturgies, encounters with renowned communities and religious movements from around the world and much more.  Our group will stay at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow itself, this venue will ensure easy access to all of the events as it’s located in the centre of the city.  We return to Ireland on Monday, August 1st.

The pilgrims are meeting on Wednesday, June 8th 2016 at 7:30pm in the John Paul II Pastoral Centre, Killarney.

Contact Tomás Kenny at or phone 086 3683778 for more details.