During the Congress week (10th-17th June 2012), many people will gather in the Royal Dublin Society (RDS) where the Congress week programme will take place.
There will be a dedicated youth space with a youth programme of events in the Royal Dublin Society from Monday 11th June until Saturday 16th June. The youth programme is suitable for young adults aged 17 and 25 but all registered pilgrims are welcome.
Come and participate in the youth programme of interactive catechesis, workshops, drama and music.
The concluding liturgy, Statio Orbis, on Sunday 17th June 2012 takes place in Croke Park.
|Key to events in the youth programme||Colour|
|Events in the youth space|
|Events in main Congress programme|
The information below is an outline of the youth programme of events on Saturday 16th June and is subject to change. Programme information will be updated when details for some speakers and themes are finalised.
|Time||Venue||Language||Event type||Name of speaker|
|10.00-11.00||Main Arena||Catechesis: Communion in the Word through Mary||Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle|
|11.00- 12.00||Main Arena||Testimony: Personal Testimony on Theme of the Day||Professor John Monaghan|
|12.00-13.00||Main Arena||Mass (involving young people)||His Eminence Robert, Cardinal Sarah|
|14.00-14.45||Chiara Luce Youth Space||English||A Life in Time with the Heartbeat of God
Explore prayer and worship through rhythms and drums! Then play to call the other young people to gather for the next activity.
|Mr Simon Edwards, Psalm Drummers, Belfast|
|14.00-14.45||Chiara Luce Youth Space||English||Concurrent workshop: Street Evangelisation||Anna McNevin, The Emmanuel Community, Ireland|
|14.00-14.45||Chiara Luce Youth Space||English||Concurrent workshop: St Teresa of Avila, the Social Networker||Ms Fionnuala Dunne, Discalced Carmelite Friars|
|14.00-14.45||Chiara Luce Youth Space||English||Concurrent workshop: Sacred Dance: Using the Body to Pray||Sister Bernadette Purcell pbvm, Chaplain, IT Tallaght, Dublin|
|14.00-14.45||Chiara Luce Youth Space||French
|Concurrent workshop: The Easy Path to Holiness at the School of the Saints||Father Danny-Pierre Hillewaert, Diocese of Tournai, Belgium
|15.00-15.45||Chiara Luce Youth Space||English||Concurrent workshop: Loving Your Neighbour: The Challenge of Peace and Reconciliation in InterChurch Youth Ministry||Mr Joe McKeown, YouthLink NI, Belfast|
|15.00-15.45||Chiara Luce Youth Space||English||Concurrent workshop: The Body of Christ - From Creation to Communion||
Father Eunan McDonnell SDB, Salesians, Maynooth
|15.00-15.45||Chiara Luce Youth Space||English||Concurrent workshop: That we may be One: Christian Unity in Contemporary Ireland||Mr Philip McKinley,
Irish InterChurch Meeting
|16.30-18.00||Chiara Luce Youth Space||English||Get set Go!
• And Tomorrow? Mr Greg Fromholz and Mr Jonathan Westercamp (Alpha)
• Testimony: Meabh Carlin, Diocese of Dromore
• 3Rock, Church of Ireland Youth Initiative
• Testimony: Ms Sara Domuchelle, NET Ministries, National Evangelisation Team (NET) Ireland
•Elation Ministries, Music Youth Ministry, Ireland
|18.00-19.00||Chiara Luce Youth Space||English||Plenary workshop: The Move of Faith
Move your body doing street dance.
|Mr Donking Rongavilla, Dance Donking, Ireland|
|19.00-20.30||Chiara Luce Youth Space||English||
Catechesis and conversation: Exploring and Celebrating the Word of God
A short, dynamic input about the theme of the day: enter conversation with a Bishop and young people in small groups.
Bishop Frank J Caggiano, Diocese of Brooklyn, USA
|20.30-22.30||Chiara Luce Youth Space||English
Good to Go! : Following the Footsteps of the Disciples on the Road to Emmaus
The final prayer of the Youth Congress Programme. At the school of the disciples on the road to Emmaus, let’s be Church, with Christ and One Another!
|22.30-23.00||Chiara Luce Youth Space||Silent prayer (with background music)
Feel free to prolong your prayer