World Youth Day 2011

World Youth Day: Madrid 2011

“Planted and built up in Jesus Christ,

Firm in the Faith”


Register today (ages 16 to 35) to join the Religious Family of the Incarnate Word on our WYD 2011 Pilgrimage, which will include visits to Fatima, Lourdes, Santiago de Compostela (among other pilgrimage sites) on our way to Madrid for WYD!


Do not be afraid!
Pope Benedict XVI reminded the youth charged with carrying the Youth Day Cross to Madrid that “Life is undoubtedly a journey…it leads to Christ…[He is] your destination, your way and…your reward” (Pope Benedict XVI, April 6, 2009). Start your journey to WYD 2011, Madrid TODAY! In order to secure your place, register now online and begin fundraising to be a part of the IVE WYD Pilgrimage from July 25-August 22, or join us from August 6 – August 22 for the last leg of the trip if you can’t make the whole thing.

For more information, go to IVE America, email your questions to, or call: 301-773-3635 / 202-543-1179. The total cost of the trip is $2,500*. First payment of $170 is due April 30, 2010; 14 following payments of $170 due on the 15th day of each month until June 15, 2011. ($2,300 if you only come for the August 6 – August 22 leg of the trip.)


Tentative itinerary (subject to change):

July 25

leave NYC-USA

July 26–29

Portugal: Fatima

July 29–August 4

Spain: Santiago de Compostela, Oviedo, Covadonga, Sto. Domingo

August 4–7

France: Lourdes, Carcassonne

August 7–9

Spain: Barcelona, Barbastro, Zaragoza

August 10 – 21

Spain: Segovia, Avila, Madrid (WYD Activities)

August 22

arrive in NYC-USA

*The 15-installment plan totals $2,550 to offset additional banking costs incurred by multiple payments.