Local teens prepare for World Youth Day trip to Poland - WNEM TV 5

Local teens prepare for World Youth Day trip to Poland

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SAGINAW, MI (WNEM) -

Youth members of Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish in Bay City will be attending World Youth Day with Pope Francis in Kraków, Poland next month.

To prepare they are getting private lessons on Polish language and culture. The parish’s Deacon Stanley Kuczynski, who was born in Poland, has been meeting with the young people to help them prepare.

Their next meeting is on Monday, June 20, beginning at 10 a.m. at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, 1503 Kosciuszko Ave, in Bay City.

The group from Our Lady of Czestochowa will join Bishop Joseph R. Cistone and about 45 others from the Diocese of Saginaw on the trip to Poland.

More than 39,000 Americans and millions of youths from across the globe are expected to attend  World Youth Day 2016.

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