Largest WYD Group from U.S.


Diocesan WYD pilgrims met as a group for the first time a week before they left for Spain.  Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio spoke to them about the importance of spiritual preparation for the journey.  They also received airplane tickets, four WYD T-shirts that will identify them as pilgrims from Brooklyn and Queens, rosary beads blessed by Pope Benedict XVI, American pins to trade with new friends from different countries, WYD bracelets and information to guide them in last-minute preparations. Read the full story on Page 3.