Rio highlights

01/08/2013

xt3 TV: Relive Final WYD Mass

For all recorded highlights from xt3.com's live webcasts from Rio, visit xt3 TV.

May WYD bear new fruit for the Church

Pope Francis described WYD13 Rio - his first international trip as Pontiff - as unforgettable and full of beautiful moments.

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Next WYD - Krakow, Poland 2016

Pope’s WYD Homily: ‘Go, do not be afraid, and serve’

Pope Francis: Be true ‘athletes of Christ!’

Way of the Cross in Copacabana

Pope Francis: ‘Make Christ the centre of your lives!’

Pope Francis: ‘Welcome to this feast of faith!’

Pope Francis: first WYD Mass in the Basilica of Our Lady of Aparecida

I don't have silver or gold, but I bring with me the most precious gift: Jesus Christ!

Pope Francis: arrival in Brazil

Young pilgrims are ready now for their mission

Go to Bishop Anthony’s WYD Blog for 28 July
Photography: Alphonsus Fok

Bishop Anthony’s WYD Blog for 28 July - World Youth Day

Our young pilgrims loved the spiritual parts of the week more than they did the touristy or pop music dimensions. The silence after Holy Communion and the reverence it indicated was palpable. Our young pilgrims are ready now for their mission.

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A sea of young humanity, full of faith and hope

Go to Bishop Anthony’s WYD Blog for 26-27 July
Photography: Alphonsus Fok

Bishop Anthony’s WYD Blog for 26-27 July

The Vigil ceremony was very beautiful indeed, and will long remain in my memory. The five mile long beach was a sea of young humanity, full of faith and hope and love, an extraordinary site to behold with the ocean to their right, the volcanic formations behind them.

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Go and make disciples: lifelong ‘GMDs’

xt3.com

Address of Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP at the Aussie Gathering in Rio.

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WYD Aussie Gathering - highlights from xt3.com

Bishop Anthony’s WYD13 Homily - Votive Mass of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus

Bishop Anthony’s WYD13 Catechesis I - Thirsting for Hope, Thirsting for God

Bishop Anthony’s WYD13 Homily - Mass for the New Evangelisation

Bishop Anthony’s WYD13 Catechesis III - Go forth to be missionaries

Bishop Anthony’s WYD Blog for 20-22 July

Bishop Anthony’s WYD Blog for 23-25 July

Parramatta Pilgrim on ABC News 24

Pilgrim Middeldorp was interviewed by ABC News 24 from Rio.

Watch at ABC Online

parrawyd.org pilgrim blog highlights

WYD officially begins

Rain and winds failed to deter hundreds of Parramatta and Armidale pilgrims joining thousands of Aussie and one million young Catholics from around the world on Copacabana Beach, Rio De Janiero, Brazil for the Opening Ceremony and Mass for World Youth Day 2013.

Read full post at WYD13 Parramatta Pilgrims Blog

Arrival of Pope Francis in Rio

About 30 minutes after landing, Pope Francis made his way through the streets of Rio in the back of a standard Silver Fiat Punto.

Pilgrims from the Parramatta Diocese lined the route hoping to get a first glimpse of the Holy Father.

Read full post at WYD13 Parramatta Pilgrims Blog

Parramatta Pilgrims visit Christo Redentor

Parramatta Pilgrims ascended Corcovado Mountain to see the most famous statue of Christ in the world: ‘Christo Redentor’, Christ the Redeemer.

Read full post at WYD13 Parramatta Pilgrims Blog

Parra pilgrims appear in Dutch Youtube video

Parramatta Pilgrims featured in a new video “So You Think Catholics Can’t Dance? – The Seven Best Dance Moves of World Youth Day 2013″, by Dutch world-famous blogging, podcasting, radio personality priest Fr Roderick Vonhögen.

Read full post at WYD13 Parramatta Pilgrims Blog

Vigil & Final Mass

Fr Warren Edwards gets close to the Pope

Pilgrims chant on a train

Read all blog posts from Parramatta’s pilgrims at parrawyd.org

Rio Photo Galleries

Go to WYD13 Pilgrimage Photo Gallery - Rio 21 July

Go to WYD13 Pilgrimage Photo Gallery - Rio 22 July

Go to WYD13 Pilgrimage Photo Gallery - Rio 24 July

Go to WYD13 Pilgrimage Photo Gallery - Rio 25 July

Go to WYD13 Pilgrimage Photo Gallery - Rio 26 July

Go to WYD13 Pilgrimage Photo Gallery - Rio 27 July

Go to WYD13 Pilgrimage Photo Gallery - Rio 28 July



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