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WYD 2016 Information (Ages 18 to 35)

The following World Youth Day packages are available for our group (pdf version):

***For all 2 packages below: Accommodation prior to the WYD could be simple accommodation (school, gym, youth center, hostel, private home, etc. or sleeping on overnight trains)

Package A: St. Therese of Lisieux, ~16 days (45 spots available)

St. Therese of Lisieux

2 nights & 2 days in Barcelona, Spain; 2 nights & 1 Day in Paris & Pilgrimage to Lisieux, France; 3 nights & 2 days retreat in Taize, France; 1 Day & 1 Night in Lourdes, France; 8 days in Poland: Visits to the Shrine of the Black Madonna, Auschwitz, the birthplace of St. JPII, Old Town Krakow and more. 5 days of WYD in Krakow, Poland

Leaving the US from JFK airport Friday, July 15, returning to JFK the morning of Monday, August 1, 2016. $50 Airfare Surcharge for departure from Chicago

Cost: $3,250

Not included: Personal Expenses such as: souvenirs, excess luggage charges, laundry, room service, personal excursions, and 4 meals. Additionally, gratuities are not included (especially for hotel staff).

Package B: John Paul 2nd, 8 days (55 spots available)

JP2

8 days in Poland Sightseeing in Krakow, Poland - Visits to the Shrine of the Black Madonna, Auschwitz, the birthplace of St. JPII, Old Town Krakow and more; 5 days of WYD in Krakow, Poland

Leaving the US from NYC on Saturday, July 23 & meeting up with Group A in Krakow, Poland on Sunday, July 24, & returning Monday August 1st, 2016; $50 Airfare Surcharge for departure from Chicago

Cost: $2,750

Not included: Personal Expenses such as: souvenirs, excess luggage charges, laundry, room service, personal excursions, public transportation (Barcelona & Paris) and 11 meals. Additionally, gratuities are not included (especially for hotel staff).

Accommodation:

For Packages A: Prior to Krakow: at Catholic youth hostels and retreat facilities (in Taize).

For both packages: July 24 to July 31: triple rooms at hotel.

Food:

For Packages A : Prior to the WYD, all breakfasts are included. Lunch and dinners are provided by the youth hostels and Taize retreat staff, except the 11 meals that are not included.

For Packages B: each pilgrim will need to pay for 4 meals that are not included in the package.

During the WYD: we will participate in the WYD meal plan.

All packages include: round trip air from JFK (or Chicago with a $50 surcharge)

****All prices are based on exchange rate of June1, 2015. Prices may change due to fuel surcharge and exchange rate changes.

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