World Youth Day Pilgrimage 2019

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Ignite Your Faith.  Encounter Christ. Celebrate with All Nations.

Panama | January 21-29, 2019 | Ages 16+

"I am the servant of the Lord.

May it be done to me according to your word" (Luke 1:38) 

Join the Mission Youth Team for World Youth Day

  • Be in the company of our Holy Father, Pope Francis, for 4 consecutive days.

  • Witness the Universal Catholic church – millions of youth from all corners of the world.

  • Kindle your soul with inspirational talks, meditations, confession, daily mass and Eucharistic Adoration.

  • Participate in missions, music festivals, cultural activities, and sightsee surrounding areas.

  • To register click on the link above. Within a week you will receive an acceptance e-mail with the link to submit your payments. In order to hold your spot, you must pay a $200 deposit by June 1st, 2018. The rest of the payment plan can be found below.

Basic Itinerary (updated on June 1, 2019)

Mon 21    Depart from Orlando, at 7:00 am, arrive in Panama

Tue 22     Panamá City Tour, WYD Opening

Wed 23    Catechesis, WYD Activities
Thu 24     WYD Activities, Papal Welcome
Fri 25       WYD Activities, Via Crucis
Sat 26      Pilgrim Walk, Vigil with Pope Francis
Sun 27     Closing Mass, Pilgrim Walk

Mon 28    Free day in Panama City

Tues 29   Depart Panama, arrive in Orlando at 11:15 am

Cost and Registration


For your “total” budgeting purposes, you need to include:

  • $2,700 WYD Mission Youth Pilgrimage Package from Orlando (cost based on deadlines below)

  • Travel cost from your hometown to Orlando

  • Meals for the 2 travel days

  • Spending money at your discretion (Including snacks) 


Pilgrim Package:

  • Round trip air transportation from Orlando (MCO) to Panama

  • Ground Transportation

  • Mission Youth mission leaders and local tour guides

  • Accommodations at a four-star hotel in Panama City, walking distance from the main event

  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner during our stay in Panama (22–27)

  • Official WYD Registration fee

  • Mission Youth Pilgrimage Enrollment fee

  • Missionary kit (two t-shirts, sack bag, travel pouch, luggage tag and surprise gadgets…)


Payment Plan (updated on April 18, 2018):

  • Deposit to hold your spot due June 1st:  $200

  • Payment 2 due July 1st:                            $700

  • Payment 3 due August 1st:                       $700

  • Payment 4 due September 1st:                $1,100



Mission Youth has brought young people to 9 consecutive World Youth Day events and is happy to offer this opportunity in Panama.  Mission Youth is a program of Regnum Christi.  (


Mission Youth has subcontracted with JMJ Youth (over 27 years of experience in youth pilgrimages) for flights, ground transportation, and lodging.

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