Journey together with more than a million young people for the largest youth gathering in the world—World Youth Day 2023 in Lisbon, Portugal!

First stop! Join us for regional youth gatherings to hear more about the exciting options on offer. Perfect for parish leaders, priests, parents and youth and young adults aged 18-35.

The gatherings will cover:

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an overview and what you should expect at World Youth Day

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travel itineraries, with indicative pricing and fundraising tools

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leadership opportunities and other ways you can serve at World Youth Day

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how your parish can support young people from across the Archdiocese to attend.

These sessions will be held at the following locations:

  1. Tuesday 18 Oct 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    St Patrick's Parish, Mentone
    10 Rogers St, Mentone VIC 3194
  2. Wednesday 19 Oct 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    St Mary Mackillop Parish, Keilor Downs
    152 Odessa Ave, Keilor Downs
  3. Thursday 20th Oct 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    St Francis Xavier Parish, Corio
    143 Bacchus Marsh Rd, Corio
  4. Tuesday 25th Oct 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    St Benedict's Parish, Burwood
    301 Warrigal Rd, Burwood
  5. Wednesday 26th Oct 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Good Shepherd Parish, Gladstone Park
    88 S Circular Rd, Gladstone Park
  6. Thursday 27th Oct 7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Christ Lecture Theatre ACU

    17 Young St, Fitzroy VIC

"After a long period of social distancing and isolation, we will all rediscover in Lisbon — with God’s help—the joy of a fraternal embrace between peoples and generations, an embrace of reconciliation and peace, an embrace of new missionary fraternity!"
— Pope Francis