More World Youth Day Photos from the U.S. Oblate Youth Group

Photos by Fr. Richard Hall, Rosie Villareal

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Rain dampened the air but not the spirits on the day the Pope arrived. Oblate Fathers Jesse Esqueda and David Muñoz are in the blue ponchos on the right.


The huge crowd awaits the Pope’s arrival.


Pope Francis on the jumbo-tron!


The group made a solemn visit of the infamous Dachau Prison Camp



One of the gas chambers where thousands were murdered by the Nazis.

Schweitz, Burns, Juneau

Much happier image from the streets of Krakow where our group ran into Bishop Burns of Juneau and Archbishop Roger Schweitz, OMI of Anchorage


(L-R) Bishop Burns, Archbishop Schweitz, Oblate Fathers Richard Hall, David Muñoz

rosie villareal

Rosie Villareal posted this photo with the following caption, “Getting ready to head back to the states. It has been a fantastic 16 days. I am so blessed to have been able to attend WYD in Poland.”



One last post from Valerie Figueroa: “As this long journey has come to an end I am happy to be coming home to my loving family? thank you Father David Muñoz López and Father Richard Hall for your endless support and guidance throughout this journey.With-Maria-Matias-Michael-Hooker-Richard-Hall-Rosie-Villarreal-Marisol-Matias-and-Damaris-Velez-Javier-at-Prague-Airport-Letiště-Praha.

Here is a slide show with more images from World Youth Day 2016

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