Bishop Mitchell Rozanski will lead a pilgrimage of young adults to Krakow, Poland in July to World Youth Day. They will depart on July 22, and return on August 4. Please include the pilgrims from out dioceses, as well as all the participants, in your prayers during their time on the road.
Diocese of Springfield - World Youth Day 2016 Prayer
God our Father,
Bless those who travel on mission from our diocese to Krakow in Poland, Land of Divine Mercy, to join the universal Church for World Youth Day.
May they be worthy witnesses of our faith and humble representatives of our country.
Saint James the Apostle, patron of pilgrim travelers, pray for them.
Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, young faithful witness from our native land, pray for them.
Saint Therese of Lisieux, patroness of missionaries and advocate for youth, pray for them.
Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati, man of the beatitudes and patron of young adults, pray for them.
Saint John Paul II, son of Poland and patron of World Youth Day, pray for them.