World Youth Day

World Youth Day for Catholic Youth – 400,000 at the final mass in Sydney and half of them staying overnight. Thats a big event. Not all were Catholics – some of my friends from the charismatic world were there also.


Andrew Jones launched his first internet space in 1997 and has been teaching on related issues for the past 20 years. He travels all the time but lives between Wellington, San Francisco and a hobbit home in Prague.


  • marko says:

    i was there! pretty amazing spirit in the entire city. it was interesting to talk to shop owners, hotel workers, and others: they were really surprised how beautiful and peaceful a gathering of hundreds of thousands of teenagers and young adults could be (considering that it was a major inconvenience to the entire city of sydney — with closed roads and a constant stream of pedestrians at every corner). the saturday evening gathering (the night before the closing mass) was a life highlight for me. i posted about it here.

  • preacherman says:

    I am praying that God will work and change lives. God bless all you are doing and do for the Kingdom of God. God has great plans for your life.

  • Gabi Nagy says:

    hello friend!
    we had to miss the final mass because of some mess. but the rest of the week was great also – are you now watching it online? this post is rather late… 🙂 just as i haven’t blogged about it yet… 🙂

  • Stu Neill says:

    Mass? Seriously… Mass?
    The re-crucifixion of Christ.. what a thoroughly unbiblical practice.

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