Post Date: 25th July 2023

Final Preparatory Gathering ahead of World Youth Day in Lisbon

The Cork & Ross pilgrims going to World Youth Day have completed their final preparations.

They met at Mardyke House in Cork on Monday 10th July for their final preparatory meeting ahead of World Youth Day in Lisbon.

The evening started with the group enjoying some delicious pizza together, followed by a presentation on the practicalities and ​programme of events for World Youth Day. The evening ended with Compline and Examen prayer led by Bishop Fintan Gavin.

The group of forty young people are looking forward to travelling to Lisbon with Bishop Fintan at the end of the month for a week of prayer, worship, and celebration of the Catholic faith.

The pilgrims led by Bishop Fintan through Compline and Examen prayer.

Philomena Tierney, Rosaleen Piero Doyle, Jack Maguire, Rebekah Dilworth and Anna O’Shaughnessy who will be travelling to Lisbon for World Youth Day.

World Youth Day Pilgrims Roger Power, Fr Marius O’Reilly and Thomas Ferreira.