World Youth Day Sydney

Our pilgrimage to Sydney for World Youth Day 2008 included several important activities, including

  • Eco-Tour via Myrtleford and Canberra
  • WYD 2008 program
  • YPD 2008 General Assembly
  • Ready for Action training program for Myanmar WYD participants

Sunday 13 July – Monday 14 July 2008

Melbourne to Sydney Eco-Tour via Myrtleford and CanberraHosted at Myrtleford by St Mary’s Catholic Parish
Hosted in Canberra by YPD Canberra

World Youth Day in Sydney


Around 60 young people from Holy Eucharist parish, St Albans, Victoria and from the YPD network joined in the Green WYD pilgrimage to participate in World Youth Day Sydney 2008.

YPD 2008 General Assembly

The Young People for Development 2008 General Assembly was held at the Marist Resource Centre, Hunters Hill, Sydney 2008 on 22 July 2008.

Ready for Action program

Organised by YPD and the Marist Resource Centre this was a leadership training program for Myanmar WYD participants.