Program Tilburg – Krakow 2016

In short:

• January – July 2016: Preparation program with monthly encounters in your own country.
• 13 – 21 July 2016: International meeting in Tilburg.
• 22 – 25 July 2016: ‘Days in the Diocese’ in Poland, with a visit to Auschwitz.
• 25 July – 1 August 2016: WYD Krakow
• 2 – 6 Agust 2016: Closing program in Helvoirt.


Preparation program in your own country

January – July 2016: Monthly  encounters of country groups. Under the leadership of young brothers CMM the participants prepared in their own country for the journey in monthly meetings between the months of January and July 2016. They worked with our own method of lectio divina.

International meeting in Tilburg

13 – 21 July 2016: International program in Tilburg, the Netherlands. During this week prior to the World Youth Days in Krakow the new ambassadors came together in Tilburg, to get acquainted with each other, get to know each other’s culture and reflect on a number of Biblical themes. They stayed in Sparrenhof, a unique estate of the Brothers CMM in Tilburg.

Days in the Diocese and WYD Krakow 2016

From 22 to 25 July 2016 the ambassadors participated in the  ‘Days in the Diocese’, with among others a visit to Auschwitz. And from 25 July to 1 August 2016 they stayed in a theatre school in the center of Krakow to join the World Youth Days.

Closing program in Helvoirt, the Netherlands

2 – 6 August 2016: Closing program in Helvoirt, the Netherlands, in the beautiful retreat center ‘Emmaus‘, a former monastery that offers accommodation for Christian reflection and formation.