The youth will update us more upon their return, but their time has included, among many other things, a deeply meaningful visit to the death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau.
The youth also made a pilgrimage to the Black Madonna of Częstochowa.
During the official days of World Youth Day, the Midwest Focolare youth pilgrims enjoyed a catechisis session with Most Reverend Blase J. Cupich, archbishop of Chicago.
But the time at WYD was capped by grace filled events with His Holiness Pope Francis. Watch for more news from the Midwest Focolare youth on their travels and experiences in Poland and Slovakia.