XIIes Journées Mondiales de la Jeunesse, Paris 1997

Welcome !

The twelfth "World Youth Days" (18 - 24 August 1997 in Paris, France) prepares to welcome young people from all over the world and to offer them an experience of Christian life and faith.

There will also be time for fun: i. e. the Youth Festival, from the 19th to the 21st of August (see calendar below).

Dominican and Franciscan brothers, sisters and lay people, their friends, as well as monks and nuns of the contemplative orders, are working together to put together a project that will include fun as well as depth, music, prayer, friendship. This project, called JUBILATIO, will consist of the following three elements:

More detailed information will be available in our bulletins in French, English, German and Spanish.

Enjoy your World Youth Days in Paris!

Calendar of events:

Monday 18 Tuesday 19 Wednesday 20 Thursday 21 Friday 22 Saturday 23 Sunday 24
Youth Festival Catechesis Catechesis Catechesis Pilgrimage Mass with the Pope
Arrival in the greater Paris region, settling in at one's lodgings Opening Mass on the Esplanade des Invalides Youth Festival Mass with the Popeon the Champ de Mars Youth Festival Settling in at Longchamp Au revoir!
Welcome parties at one's lodgings Youth Festival Prayer vigils at one's lodgings Prayer vigils Ways of the Cross Vigil at Longchamp

Mise à jour : 8 mai 1997.