Follow the World Youth Day pilgrimage of seventy four pilgrims associated with the Diocese of Madison, WI, beginning July 7 -25, 2008. The group will be participating in the Days in the Diocese events in Melbourne, Australia, July 9-13, at the actual WYD happenings in Sydney, July 14-20, and then are spending a couple of days post WYD sightseeing in Sydney. A brief stop is planned in Tokyo, Japan traveling in both directions.
Read reports from the main group of seventy four individuals from this diocese, as well as another twenty pilgrims from UW-Madison and seventeen others led by Schoenstatt Sisters which are traveling separately, but will join together in Sydney. The seventy four consists of: three priests, three diocesan staff, twenty five seminarians, seventeen high school youth ages sixteen to eighteen, seventeen young adults, seven adult chaperones, and two guests from outside the diocese who are also young adults.
Ever wonder what it would be like to travel to WYD? Read below. Questions are welcome.