Archdiocese of Sydney to give thanks for World Youth Day with Mass

Sydney, Australia, Jul 17, 2009 / 12:26 pm (CNA) .- Last year at this time, hundreds of thousands of Catholic youths journeyed to Australia to grow in their faith at World Youth Day. To remember and reflect on the blessings of the event, the Archdiocese of Syndey will be holding a Mass and broadcasting it live on its website.

The “First Year Youth Day Anniversary Mass” will be held on Monday, July 20 at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Sydney and be celebrated by Cardinal George Pell.

Mass will begin at 6:30 p.m. local time and be streamed live on the Archdiocese of Sydney's website www.sydneycatholic.org.

Mark Vincent, a 15 year-old soloist who won this year's Australia's Got Talent competition, will be singing at the Mass.