Read the Register’s “World Youth Day, Here We Come!” to see how other young people have been preparing for the big event.
ATLANTA (EWTN News) — In record-breaking numbers, thousands of young people from dioceses all over the U.S. are preparing to head overseas to celebrate World Youth Day in Madrid from Aug. 16-21.
More than 1 million people are expected at the final Mass with Pope Benedict XVI on the event’s last day.
“It’s a great sense of unity with people that you have nothing in common with,” 22-year-old Grace Lee from Atlanta told the archdiocesan paper the Georgia Bulletin.
The Archdiocese of Atlanta is sending 90 local men and women to join the more than 29,000 young people...READ MORE