World Youth Day- a reflection in photos.

Sydney has returned to normal this week but the memory of the visit of pilgrims from all over the world still echoes in the streets.  I thought it would be nice to reflect on the special time we shared with the youth of the world.  So here are some more photos:

PHOTOS:Reproduced with permission from Dom Marie© 20-21July, 2008.

Pope Benedict at World Youth Day

Pilgrims at Randwick Mass

Pilgrims at World Youth Day

Communion distribution at Randwick Mass

Pilgrim crowd

WYD pilgrims play with ball

WYD pilgrims

High spirits from pilgrims at a bottle-neck on the journey home to Central station. This beach ball saved our sanity during the five minute wait.

WYD pilgrims in Sydney

WYD pilgrim sitting on roadside

We all really felt like this at the end of this wonderful week, spiritually renewed but incredibly tired!

Pope acknowledges WYD volunteers

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~ by abstraktbiblos on Sunday, 27 July, 2008.

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