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All Souls Day commemorates all the dead including our friends and families who have died. On this day, pray the Chaplet of Divine Mercy for the dead. Don’t know how to pray the Chaplet? Check out this guide
Seventeenth century saint from the Americas (Peru), one of the patrons of WYD Panama (2019) and patron saint of those from mixed racial backgrounds, of Mexico, and the poor.
Pray for all those who have served the United States of America through the armed services.
One of the patrons of Buenos Aires (WYD 1987)
On this date in 1996, the U.S. bishops approve their pastoral plan for ministry with young adults
First naturalized United States citizen canonized, and patron of immigrants; lived 1850-1917
One of the patrons of WYD Cologne (2005)
Challenge yourself to learn more and know more about the Bible during this national observance.
Religious sister who ministered across the Midwestern United States; lived 1769-1852
On this day in 1993, St. John Paul II released his message for World Youth Day in Manila in the Philippines. The theme for his letter was “As the Father sends me, so I send you.” (Jn. 20:21) Read and meditate on his full address.
Pray in gratitude for all that God has given us.
One of the patrons of WYD Madrid (2011)
On this day in 1995, St. John Paul II released his message for World Youth Day in Paris, France. The theme was, “Lord to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life.” (Jn. 6:68) Read and meditate on his full address.
On this day in 1988, St. John Paul II released his message for World Youth Day in Santiago de Compastela. The theme of his letter was “I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life” (Jn. 14:6) Read and meditate on his full address.
On this day in 1986, St. John Paul II released his message for World Youth Day in Buenos Aires in Argentina. The theme of his letter was “We ourselves have known and put our faith in God’s love towards ourselves” (1Jn. 4:16) Read and meditate on his full address.
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