World Youth Day 2019

World Youth Day: January 22-27, 2019

Theme: “I am the servant of the Lord. May It be done to me according to your word.” (LK 1:38)

  • Visit the official web site for WYD Panama 2019.
  • Find helpful webinars on the USCCB website, see especially the safety and security webinar.
  • WYD Stateside Celebrations, find a nearby location to gather and pray.
  • Download the AMS WYD Planning Guide, If you would like to register under the AMS, please send an e-mail to Casey Bustamante at with the leader’s name and e-mail.
  • Download the WYDUSA Leader Guides developed by the USCCB. There is a guidebook for leaders planning to participate in the international celebration of WYD, a guidebook for leaders organizing a stateside celebration in their local faith community, and a retreat manual to prepare spiritually for the celebrations of World Youth Day.
  • Find additional updates on the US Conference of Catholic Bishops web site.
  • Invite alumni that have participated in previous WYD celebrations to register with the WYD Alumni Network and invite them to encourage young adults to make plans to participate in Panama.
  • Pray with the WYD Cross and Icon in the US, August 19-27.
  • The United States had a military installation in Panama. Military-connected families previously assigned to Panama often share stories about the warmth and hospitality of the people of Panama. The World Youth Day organizing committee extends a heartfelt invitation to those have lived in Panama to return for the international celebration of World Youth Day.

Promotional Video for World Youth Day Panama 2019