Daily Archives: August 19, 2011

One word to describe day in Madrid: chaotic

By Emma Luigard One in a series MADRID — If I had to describe today in one word of would be chaotic. After attending catechesis this morning we started to head over to the Plaza de Cibeles for the Stations … Continue reading

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Buen Retiro park: an oasis at World Youth Day

By Sara Angle One in a series MADRID — I wish I had discovered Buen Retiro park earlier! With so much going on, it’s impossible to see and do everything at WYD, and in Madrid itself. The week is so … Continue reading

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Sweet sounds of sisters singing

SAN LORENZO DE EL ESCORIAL, Spain  — Some of the world’s best musicians and singers have performed for the music-loving Pope Benedict XVI, but even he heard something special this morning in the courtyard of the Basilica of St. Lawrence. … Continue reading

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Music I’m listening to at WYD

By Sara Angle One in a series MADRID — Music is such a big part in WYD, with concerts of all types being held throughout the city as part of the cultural program, liturgical music filling the streets and singing … Continue reading

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