Browsing World Youth Day 2023


Posted by Colleen Rzeczycki on 8/04/23

Title: Fatima  Sunday, July 30th Written by: Olivia Johnson   On Saturday evening we arrived in Fatima. We explored Fatima and walked a total of 11 miles!     We started our day with a delicious breakfast of croissants and baguettes, as well as, fresh fruit and vegetables. A popular ... Read More »

Arrived in… Fatima!

Posted by Merideth Johnson on 7/29/23

Saturday July 29th 

Today we left Santiago de Compostela, Spain at 8:00 AM and started our 5-hour drive to Fátima. We stopped once for our driver and then stopped in Coimbra,Portugal for Mass. We arrived in Fatima at 5:30 PM. Today was a long day but not as many ... Read More »

Santiago de Compostela!!

Posted by Merideth Johnson on 7/29/23

Friday July 28th

Saturday July 29th will also be posted later today there was a delay in yesterday's post. Please excuse the delay we are trying our best! Written by: Olivia Johnson 

We officially left Burgos and went to Santiago de Compostela, which loosely translates to St. James “field ... Read More »


Posted by Merideth Johnson on 7/27/23

Thursday July 27

Written by: Olivia Johnson


Goodbye Lourdes… hello Burgos, Spain ! We safely arrived in Burgos at about 3:00PM. The drive was smooth and there was no traffic. The French and Spanish countryside is stunning with views of the Bay of Biscay, and the Pyrenees mountains. ... Read More »

Travel to LOURDES!

Posted by Merideth Johnson on 7/26/23

Wednesday July 26th

  We have officially arrived in Lourdes!! After hours of tiring travel we finally reached our first stop on our pilgrimage. Thanks to all of you who have prayed for us for safe travels. We are sure many of you want to hear about our travel ... Read More »

Getting Ready to Go! Sunday, 7.23.2023

Posted by Merideth Johnson on 7/23/23

Sunday June 23rd, 2023

                The countdown until World Youth Day begins as the world begins to prepare for the events and experiences! Many of you may not know what World Youth Day is. It is the annual gathering of youth and ... Read More »