Meaning of WYD

What is WYD?

WYD means World Youth Day and consists of a meeting of Catholic people, particularly young people, from all over the world. During a week there are different events organized by the Catholic Church in a city chosen to celebrate the journey.
In the year 2013, World Youth Day was celebrated with the presence of Pope Francis, under the theme: “Go and make disciples of all nations!” (According to Matthew 28:19)

The various events that take place in the period of the journey include: catecheses, masses, lectures, adorations, moments of prayer, musical moments, etc.

The World Youth Day was instituted by Pope John Paul II in 1985, and the first day was held in Rome, Italy, with the following theme: “Always be prepared to respond to anyone who asks you the reason for the hope that there is in you “(1 Peter 3:15).

WYD: Waterford Youth Drama

WYD stands for Waterford Youth Drama

WYD: Westfaelischer Yachtclub Delecke

WYD stands for Westfaelischer Yachtclub Delecke

WYD: What You Doing?

WYD stands for What You Doing

International editions took place in:

1986 – Rome, Italy
1987 – Buenos Aires, Argentina
1989 – Santiago de Compostela, Spain
1991 – Częstochowa, Poland
1993 – Denver, USA
1995 – Manila, Philippines
1997 – Paris, France
2000 – Rome, Italy
2002 – Toronto, Canada
2005 – Cologne, Germany
2008 – Sydney, Australia
2011 – Madrid, Spain

Other Meanings of WYD

Acronym Definition
WYD Waterford Youth Drama
WYD Westfaelischer Yachtclub Delecke
WYD What You Doing?
WYD Who’s Your Daddy?
WYD With Your Destiny
WYD World Youth Day