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Only in Print: The Holy Spirit’s Presence Felt While Preparing For WYD 2023

Parishioners at San Damiano Mission approach the pulpit to announce petitions in their native languages, including Polish, Portuguese, Slovak, French, Spanish, and English. (Photo: Erin DeGregorio)

GREENPOINT — World Youth Day (WYD) Lisbon may be two years away, but that’s not stopping the Diocese of Brooklyn’s young people from celebrating it now.

On Pentecost Sunday (May 23), San Damiano Mission hosted its first international Mass at a diocesan level, praying for youth and young adults, in spiritual preparation of the next worldwide WYD that will take place in Portugal. The special Mass was spoken in eight languages, including

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