World Youth Day Accreditation for Priests & Deacons

17 Jun 2011

Attention all Priests and Deacons planning to attend World Youth Day. You will need special accreditation to participate in the events!

Priests need accreditation in order to:

  • Concelebrate and distribute Holy Communion at the Opening Mass (Tuesday, August 16 in Plaza de Cibeles)
  • Concelebrate and distribute Holy Communion at the Mass with the Holy Father (Sunday, August 21 at Cuatro Vientos Air Base)
  • Hear confessions at the “Festival of Forgiveness” in Retiro Park and on the Cuatro Vientos esplanade during the Prayer Vigil on Saturday, August 20 and the Mass on August 21.

Deacons need accreditation in order to be Eucharistic Ministers in the two main Masses (August 16 and 21).

Contact your pilgrimage provider for more, or get your own accrediation at