God, merciful Father,
in your Son, Jesus Christ, you have revealed your
and poured it out upon us in the Holy Spirit, the Comforter,
entrust to you today the destiny of the world and of every man and woman”.
entrust to you in a special way
young people of every language, people and
guide and protect them as they walk the complex paths of the world
and give them the grace to reap abundant fruits
experience of the Krakow World Youth Day.
grant that we
may bear witness to your mercy.
Teach us how to convey the faith to those in
hope to those who are discouraged,
love to those who feel
forgiveness to those who have done wrong
and joy to those who
Allow the spark of merciful love
that you have enkindled
become a fire that can transform hearts
and renew the face of
Mary, Mother of Mercy, pray for us.
St. John Paul II, pray for