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.
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.