Young Catholics celebrate World Youth Day at Washington event
From: Catholic News Service (via Catholic Herald UK)
Date: Aug. 1, 2016
Kraków in the Capital was celebrated on the campus of The Catholic University of America
About 1,300 young adults gathered in the Washington for prayer, catechesis, fellowship, and a taste of Polish culture, an event designed for those who could not attend World Youth Day in Kraków, Poland.
Kraków in the Capital was celebrated on the campus of The Catholic University of America on July 30, coinciding with Pope Francis’s celebration of World Youth Day in Poland with more than one million pilgrims from around the world.
“I always imagine World Youth Day as a very exclusive event; if you had the time and resources you could go,” said Evan Wescott, a recent Catholic University graduate who is now working as a campus minister at Duke University. “The fact that the archdiocese has made it available for everyone to participate in … is a powerful way to connect in prayer.” ...