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WYDUSA Webinars and Videos


As we gear up for World Youth Day 2019 in Panama, the USCCB WYDUSA office in collaboration with the Catholic Apostolate Center, will host several webinars presenting pilgrim group leaders with information about WYD. Preview the schedule and topics below. Download a flyer for these webinars and find the links to register and watch below.

Check out past webinars in our Video Section!


Here I am, the servant of the Lord
speak Your Word in me and let your will be done.

"Here I am, The Servant of the Lord"
Official Song of WYD Panama 2019

Celebrating the Legacy of World Youth Day

Tuesday, August 14, 2018, 2pm ET

On the exact twenty-fifth anniversary of WYD Denver (1993), come explore why is World Youth Day so important and what has been its legacy. See how will the vision of St. John Paul II has continued to today, and learn about the latest news on World Youth Day 2019 in Panama and stateside.

Watch the recording of this webinar.

WYD Panama and Stateside 2019 Orientation 

Thursday, September 13, 2018, 2pm ET

Providing some basic information about the international and stateside celebrations in January 2019. Come and learn about the locations, times, themes, and other key considerations for these events.

Watch the recording of this webinar.

WYD Safety and Security Preparedness

Thursday, November 15, 2018, 2pm ET

Especially for those going to Panama, this webinar will feature important information about health and safety, security measures, travel restrictions, and other important information for U.S. pilgrims abroad.

Watch the recording of this webinar.

Celebrating World Youth Day in the United States

Thursday, December 13, 2018, 2pm ET

Especially for those not going to Panama, find out what is happening stateside and how you can create a local/digital pilgrimage experience for youth and young adults in your parish, campus, or diocese.

Register for this webinar. 

Final Updates and Preparation for Panama and Stateside

Tuesday, January 8, 2019, 2pm ET

Before heading down to Panama and before embarking on a digital or stateside WYD experience, get the last-minute/final updates and news about World Youth Day 2019. 

Register for this webinar.

Pope Francis loves watching our videos to be up to date on all things WYDUSA related!

WYDUSA Informational Videos

The WYDUSA Office at the USCCB developed several videos for WYD Krakow 2016. The following videos provide helpful information for leaders and pilgrims that can assist in preparation for Panama.

Leading a WYD Pilgrimage 

Paul Jarzembowski and Father Frank Donio S.A.C. talk about what it means to be a World Youth Day leader.

Being a World Youth Day Pilgrim 

Robert Feduccia, from Declan Weir Productions, shares his experiences on how to be a World Youth Day Pilgrim and how to bring that experience back home. 

Using the WYDUSA Pilgrim Journal 

The WYDUSA office is excited to announce the release of our Pilgrim Journal. The journal leads the reader through a two-year journey with the Blessed Mother and a number of saints and blesseds who walk with them to and from this important event in the life of the Church.

This journal has reflections for pilgrims for before, during, and after World Youth Day. Order them for your group! 

Contact Us

For additional questions on upcoming webinars, past webinars, or on any other matters related to World Youth Day 2019, please contact the WYDUSA Office at the USCCB in Washington, DC, at, or by calling 202-541-3044.

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