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20 12, 2019

World Youth Day Lisbon: December 2019 Update

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Hello Dear Friends and Potential Pilgrims! I wanted to give you a very brief update on where we are planning wise when it comes to World Youth Day. I'm sorry I haven't been able to promote or give out more information. I have been working with our travel agency, Dube Travel, since this summer talking [...]

1 01, 2019

Text List for WYD Pilgrims

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As an additional means of communicating important information as our pilgrimage nears, I have established a text list for WYD pilgrims. WYD TEXT LIST SERVICE, REMIND: REMIND is used often by schoolteachers. Forgive the school language (eg “class,” “teacher,” etc). To join the list, Text the message @wyd19 to 81010. I will use this [...]

21 12, 2018

Advent Blessings and Merry Christmas!

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Advent Blessings and Merry Christmas! As I type this update, the countdown clock at garywyd.com reads “32 Days.” In a little over a month we will board a bus headed to O’Hare to encounter Christ in so many profound ways that are hard to describe! That experience of the Catholic Church you have in [...]

15 11, 2018

Important Information

By |November 15th, 2018|Categories: World Youth Day 2019|Comments Off on Important Information

Dear Pilgrims: I am just a few minutes removed from participating in the latest World Youth Day webinar with USCCB WYD staff. I will type below some items covered in the webinar: NO MEASLES VACCINATION REQUIRED; NO PROOF OF IMMUNIZATION REQUIRED FOR USA CITIZENS TRAVELING FROM USA. I apologize for any inconvenience (or panic) [...]

8 11, 2018

Excused Absence Letter

By |November 8th, 2018|Categories: World Youth Day 2019|Comments Off on Excused Absence Letter

Have you contacted your schools and/or places of business about your absence? if it helps, I have crafted a letter requesting "that the participation of WYD participants be forgiven as 'excused' to the largest extent possible." GET THAT AS A PDF HERE. If I can be of any assistance providing any other support, let [...]

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