Event Chur

World Youth Day Chur "Rejoice in Hope"


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The largest Catholic youth festival
Switzerland. Prayer, sharing, silence, worship, Eucharistic celebration,
Concerts and much more. Come with us to Chur!


03.05.2024 from 17:00 to 23:00 o'clock
04.05.2024 from 08:30 to 23:00 o'clock
05.05.2024 from 08:30 to 15:45 o'clock
Free, but not for free
World Youth Day is open to all participants.
free! We would like to draw attention to the
contribution, the amount of which is up to each individual.
can determine. However, since the organisation
is only supported by donations, we are happy to
Of course, we would like to receive a generous contribution from the
Trag. Registration is still required
(accommodation, workshops, meals,...).
As early as 5:00 p.m. you are welcome to go to the check-in. World Youth Day begins on Friday at 6:30 p.m. and ends on Sunday at 3:45 p.m.
Chur Cathedral

Rejoice in hope
Together with Pope Francis,
in the next two years, we will become the
Topic: Hope, thoughts. This is the world's
This year's motto is "Rejoice
in hope." The programme is organised by the
Friday evening to Sunday noon content
to draw a bow. So it's worth it from
To be there at the beginning.

Fr. Johannes Maria Schwarz
The bearded priest has been alive for several years
years in a hermitage in the Italian
Piedmont. There he works on various
video projects and runs a
Youtube channel on topics of faith.
He is also known for his adventurous
Pilgrimages on foot to Jerusalem and
on the Via Alpina Sacra. We look forward to seeing him
in Chur.

Lots of highlights
Open with a Stations of the Cross through Chur
we will have the spiritual program on Friday.
The big vigil on Saturday evening is part of the
as always one of the highlights of the
World Youth Day. There are also musical
Kalisch a lot to hear. On Friday evening
the band «Galanthus» opens the festival
stage. The young Swiss bring
In addition to a lot of charm, there is also a lot to share with
sing. Saturday will be all about the
loud and trendy beats. First,
«Pisty» with nice lines and clear content
the stage shakes and in the evening we get
«Luna Simao» with her fresh live act
and the well-rounded R&B sounds. But also
the various workshops, the constant
opportunity for confession, the many encounters
with young people and clergy
from all over German-speaking Switzerland, the beautiful
porridge, the sacred liturgy and much more
much more make up the weekend.

World Youth Day
In 1986, Pope John Paul II invited all young people to
and adults of the world to a
Arrive in Rome. Since then, all
three years of International Youth Day
the largest faith meeting in the world
with hundreds of thousands of young believers.
The next time we meet is in the summer
2025, on the occasion of the Holy Year in Rome.
More information will follow in Chur. In addition, the
Pope annually to a regional youth
and we are very happy to come to him.
after. Welcome to Chur.

For whom?
The weekend is for everyone at the Roman
Catholic faith
adolescents and young adults in the
Age from 16 – 35 years.




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