PILGRIMAGE OF THE YOUTH CROSS

1984 - 2004


The Youth Cross comes to London


"My dear young people, at the conclusion of the Holy Year, I entrust to you the sign of this Jubilee Year: the Cross of Christ! Carry it throughout the world as a symbol of Christ's love for humanity, and announce to everyone that only in the death and resurrection of Christ can we find salvation and redemption" (Pope John-Paul II, Rome, 22 April 1984).


Fr. Vincent outside Westminster Cathedral with young parishioners

The procession stops outside Westminister Abbey for an ecumenical gathering

Outside Westminster Abbey

Outside Westminster Abbey

Outside Westminster Abbey

Procession of the World Youth Cross down Victoria

Outide Westminster Cathedral

Outside Westminster Cathedral

Inside Westminster Cathedral


Link here to learn more about the international Pilgrimage of the Youth Cross

- From the Vatican website -


The Swiss bring the Youth Cross to Southwark Cathedral, London

- From the London SE1 Community website -