World Youth Day
Lisbon 2023

One million young people

One Jesus Christ

One Holy Father

...and you only live once!

July 26-Aug 7 or more!

Since John Paul the Great founded World Youth Day,

the Beatitudes have led trips that that focus on:

  • integrating different nationalities

  • adoration, praise, walks, spiritual direction

  • college-age and recent grads

  • the chance to spend extra time abroad

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3 options

Based on application and space available.

Costs do not include airfare and travel insurance.

1. Mission Team & Hike 
  • 5 weeks, July 5-Aug 12 

  • $2400+ round-trip airfare to Paris

  • Youth Mission and retreat in France

  • 3 days in Lourdes

  • 6-day hike from Fatima with service roles

  • Praise Festival & WYD

  • Debriefing retreat in France

2. Pilgrimage  ​
  • July 18-Aug 8

  • $2000+ round-trip airfare to Toulouse

  • Pilgrimage to St. Thomas Aquinas' Tomb & First Dominican convent in Toulouse

  • Pilgrimage to Lourdes

  • Retreat in Avila

  • Day walk to Fatima

  • Praise Festival & WYD

3. Festival & WYD 
  • July 26-Aug 7

  • $1400+ round-trip airfare to Lisbon

  • Quick visit to Fatima

  • Praise Festival & WYD

Steps Forward
  1. Apply (indicate your option preferences on the application)

  2. We email you an acceptance letter from and determine with you which option

  3. By Dec 1, you send us a $200 deposit to reserve your spot, and we respond with a fundraising letter you can forward to your friends, family, parish, K of C...PAY METHODS HERE

  4. You must participate in an orientation day or weekend in Denver or in DC following the March for Life, or in two info zooms

  5. Dec 20: payment due, $400

  6. Mar 1: payment due, $400

  7. May 1: payment due $400

  8. June 1: payment due in full