Students’ spiritual journey

On 20/06/2019 by admin

Pilgrimage: (From left) Johanna Boncato, Jeremiah Mondragon, Mariel Alag and Clinton Kroutz will be going to Poland later this month to attend World Youth Day. The will also be attending a giant Mass led by Pope Francis. Picture: Geoff JonesStudents from St John Paul II Catholic College are getting ready to embark on a journey that will see them be in an audience with Pope Francis.
Nanjing Night Net

Johanna Boncato, Jeremiah Mondragon, Mariel Alag and Clinton Kroutz will be amongsix year 11 students representing the Schofields school when they travel to Krakow in Polandlater this month to represent Australia as part of World Youth Day.

World Youth Day is a gathering of young Catholics from across the globe that takes place every three years.

The event culminates in a large Mass led by Pope Francis, something Clinton said he is eager to attend.

“Being that close to the Pope is a thrill because you’ll be surrounded by 1 million people from around the world and it will be thrilling to be in the presence of him,” he said.

The students will be among 5000 Australian pilgrims attending the week-long event, which starts on July 25.

Johanna told theCouriershe was excited to connect with other people from around the globe.

“I’m really looking forward to being surrounded by so many young people and celebrate our faith with people from different countries and cultures,” she said.Jeremiah also agrees.

“It’ll be about being with other young people who are also devoted to Christ and sharing the moment with everyone.”

Jeremiah MondragonThis story Administrator ready to work first appeared on Nanjing Night Net.

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