Our Newman Center will be sending two groups, High School group and a Young Adult group, to meet up with Pope Francis in Lisbon, Portugal. As a whole group we will represent the Diocese of Fresno, but more importantly our wonderful Newman Center. We hope you can join us!

WYD Lisbon 2023 - Official Promo Video

Registration to Join Us

If you plan on attending WYD with one of our Newman Center groups please register with us.


Both groups will be fundraising throughout the year. When you particapate in a fundraiser, the funds raised will be divided evenly among those who participated. 



If you feel called to give to a group or an individual you may do so in-person or online.

Payment Options

  1. Complete payment will be paid through fundraising activities
  2. You will participate in fundraising activities as well as contribute other payments individually
  3. Complete payment will be covered by the individual

What is World Youth Day?

  • World Youth Day (WYD) is the gathering of young people from all over the world with the Pope.
  • WYD is open to all young people who want to take part in a festive encounter centered on Jesus Christ together with their peers.
  • This event is an opportunity to personally experience the universality of the Catholic Church
  • World Youth Day also seeks to promote peace, unity and fraternity among peoples and nations around the world. 

Who is invited?

  • Catholics ages 16-35 are encouraged to register to participate with one of the Newman Center Groups, although ALL are welcome to attend.

When is it?

  • July 26 - August 7, 2023

Helpful Links

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Edgar Guzmán
Campus Ministry Director

Young Adult World Youth Day Coordinator

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Fr. Byron Macias, CMF
Youth and Young Adult Chaplain

Youth World Youth Day Coordinator

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