The Diocese of Roseau Youth Commission in collaboration with the Parish of St. Luke is organizing it’s annual Diocesan World Youth Day Rally to be held on Saturday March 28, 2015 at the Poree Playing Field in Pointe Michel.
Pope Francis has declared the following theme: “Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God” (Mt 5:8).
World Youth Day is an initiative of the late Pope John Paul II and is normally celebrated on Palm Sunday worldwide. The rally will begin at 9:00am with a Parish Outreach.
Hundreds of young person’s will be participating in a large Missionary Outreach from 9:00am – 10:30am in the communities of Poree, Derriere Bycard, Siboulie, Lautre Bord and Chemin Neuf. Groups will be visiting homes, praying with families, sharing in Lectio Divina, spending time in Eucharistic Adoration, praying the Rosary and spreading love in every community of the Parish.
The official rally will begin on the Poree Playing Field at 11:00am. The day’s activities will include performances from various youth groups and a “Capture the Day Video/Photo Contest”. Youth groups are being challenged to produce a 3 minute or less multimedia/video presentation depicting significant experiences and activities of the day. The featured speaker for this year’s annual rally is Ms. Odessa Elie, the reigning Carnival Queen.
His Lordship, Bishop Gabriel Malzaire will be present throughout the day and will be the main celebrant at the closing Eucharistic Liturgy from 3:45pm at the Pt. Michel Roman Catholic Church.
The Diocese of Roseau Youth Commission invites all youth and interested adults to this annual event. Come and be blessed!