While WYD is celebrated every year, it is held in Rome two of those years and then every third year somewhere else internationally. Here is a short history of World Youth Day (WYD): 1984 Rome, St Peter's Square, Palm Sunday 15 April
+ International youth meeting on the occasion of the Holy Year of the Redemption. 1985 Rome, St Peter's Square, Palm Sunday 31 March 1985
+ International youth meeting on the occasion of International Youth Year.
+ The Holy Father addresses an Apostolic Letter to the youth of the world (31 March 1985)
+ He announces the institution of World Youth Day (20 December 1985) 1986 1st World Youth Day - Rome, St Peter's Square, Palm Sunday 23 March
Theme:"We ourselves have known and put our faith in God's love towards ourselves" (1Jn 4:16) 1988 3rd World Youth Day - Rome, St Peter's Square, Palm Sunday 27 March
Theme: "Do whatever he tells you" (Jn 2:5) 1989 4th World Youth Day - Santiago de Compostela, Spain 15-20 August
Theme: "I am the Way, the Truth and the Life" (Jn 14:6) 1990 5th World Youth Day - Rome, St Peter's Square, Palm Sunday 8 April
Theme: "I am the vine, you are the branches" (Jn 15:5) 1991 6th World Youth Day - Czestochowa, Poland 10-15 August
Theme: "You have received a spirit of sonship" (Rom 8:15) 1992 7th World Youth Day - Rome, St Peter's Square, Palm Sunday 12 April
Theme: "Go into all the world and preach the Gospel" (Mk 16:15) 1993 8th World Youth Day - Denver, USA 10-15 August
Theme: "I came that they might have life, and have it to the full" (Jn 10:10) 1994 9th World Youth Day - Rome, St Peter's Square, Palm Sunday 27 March
Theme: "As the Father sent me, so am I sending you" (Jn 20: 21) 1995 10th World Youth Day - Manila 10-15 January
Theme: "As the Father sent me, so am I sending you" (Jn 20: 21) 1996 11th World Youth Day - Rome, St Peter's Square, Palm Sunday 31 March
Theme: "Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life" (Jn 6:68). 1997 12th World Youth Day - Paris 19-24 August
Theme: "Teacher, where are you staying? Come and see" (cf. Jn 1:38-39) 1998 13th World Youth Day - Rome, St Peter's Square, Palm Sunday 5 April
Theme: "The Holy Spirit will teach you all things" (cf Jn 14:26 ) 1999 14th World Youth Day - Rome, St Peter's Square, Palm Sunday 28 March
Theme: "The Father loves you" (cf. Jn 16:27) 2000 15th World Youth Day - Youth Jubilee - Rome 15-20 August
Theme: "The Word became flesh and dwelt among us" (Jn 1:14) 2001 16th World Youth Day - Rome, St Peter's Square, Palm Sunday 8 April
Theme: ""If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me" (Lk 9:23) 2002 17th World Youth Day - Toronto, Canada 23-28 July
Theme: "You are the salt of the earth ... you are the light of the world" (Mt 5: 13,14) 2003 18th World Youth Day - Rome, St Peter's Square, Palm Sunday 13 April
Theme: "Behold, your mother!" (Jn 19,27) 2004 19th World Youth Day - Rome, St Peter's Square, Palm Sunday 4 April
Theme: "We wish to see Jesus" (Jn 12,21) 2005 20th World Youth Day - Cologne August 16-21
Theme: "We have come to worship Him" (Mt 2,2) 2006 21st World Youth Day - Rome, St Peter's Square, Palm Sunday 9 April
Theme: "Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path" (Ps 119, 105) 2007 22nd World Youth Day - Rome, St Peter's Square, Palm Sunday 8 April
Theme: "Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another" (Jn 13, 34)
2008 23rd World Youth Day - Sydney, 15-20 July
Theme: "You will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you will be my witnesses" (Acts 1, 8) World Youth Day (WYD) in 2009 will probably be held at St Peter's Square in Rome on Palm Sunday on 5 April 2009.
Nope, World Youth Day 2008 is going to be in Sydney, Australia.
The reason why we celebrate world youth day is because it is a time where all the Catholic youth can come together and celebrate Christ together as one.
World Youth Day 2011 was in Madrid.
we celebrate it buy putting our children first, we give them what they need (food, clothes etc.)Roman Catholic Answer: There are a number of "Youth Days". The most famous is World Youth Day. This is celebrated in many dioceses each year and every several year at different location throughout the world. It was started by His Holiness, Pope John Paul II, of happy memory, to celebrate the Catholic faith of the youth, although youth of any denomination are welcome.
The concepts behind World Youth Day are evangelization and catechesis.
youth day is celbrated on the 15th of June
The Pope went to Australia for World Youth Day in 2008.
Youth of the World Youth for the World - 2005 was released on: USA: 10 December 2005 (International Children's Day of Broadcasting)
World Youth day 1995 was the one. The theme is " "As the Father sent me, so am I sending you"....
Musical Concerts and Youth awareness programsCatholic AnswerWorld Youth Day is a celebration that Blessed Pope John Paul II inaugurated in which he would show up at a country for various Masses and other special events. A large number of priests are always available for confessions and to help with the Masses. Beyond that, each World Youth Day is planning by a Cardinal in the Vatican in conjunction with the Holy Father, and the Bishops' Conference for the country in which it is going to be held.
The next World Youth Day will be held in July 2013 in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.
It has been customary for the serving pope to be a part of World Youth Day for a number of years.
You would have to be a lot more specific, like which World Youth Day, what year, and the specific day, as they run for a while.
The Holy Father announces and heads up most World Youth Days.
His Holiness, Pope John Paul II, of happy memory, organized World Youth Day in order to connect to the young people of the world, and to evangelize them.
The next international World Youth Day will be held in Madrid, Spain in the year 2011 from August 15th to the 21st.
The Holy See arranges with different metropolitan sees to host World Youth Day, Spain was chosen in 2011.
world youth day
We have set our hope in the living God
The Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) is another name used in some countries for All Souls Day which is observed by Catholics around the world on November 2. It's origins date back (in Mexico) for over 2000 years to indigenous cultures. When these Native Americans were converted to Catholicism, the 'holiday' was merged with the Catholic All Souls Day.
The Cross represents our redemption by Christ - whether it is is for the World Youth Day of for any other event. I is the perfect symbol of Love - God's love for us.
World Youth Day for the church was always called that since it began in 1985, as far as I know.
Pope John Paul II
because it gives people hope