Posts Tagged ‘WYD New Zealand’

All the way from Stratford to attend Pope’s WYD Mass

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

Six young people from Stratford were among the 1.5 million young Catholics attending Sunday’s WYD mass in an aerodrome near Madrid.  They were among the 200 or so New Zealander who joined the hundreds of thousands of young people, bearing flags from their countries and wearing hats to protect themselves from the sun, prayed, applauded and Read more

New Zealand’s World Youth Day: Madrid and elsewhere

Friday, August 19th, 2011

Two year 13 students from Auckland met Pope Benedict XVI at the World Youth Day Papal Welcome Ceremony in Madrid. The ceremony began  at 5.30am New Zealand time (18 August at 7.30pm Madrid time). Dominic Light and Vincent Phua, both 18, were chosen to join 48 other young people from around the world to meet with Read more