Meeting in Basel

Programme

Take part in the Basel meeting - in three countries at once! - and ...

... pray in song and in silence.

... join thousands of young adults from Europe and beyond to deepen our faith and understanding.

... experience the hospitality of families and share with others in simplicity.

... meet with people living out the Gospel in the midst of today’s challenges.

... find new impetus for solidarity in Europe.

Thursday 28 December

Arrival in the morning in Basel, where you receive all information. First meeting with your host church community and host family.

Supper then evening prayer in St. Jakobshalle or St. Jakob-Arena.

Friday 29 and Saturday 30

Morning prayer in your host parish, then small reflection groups and meetings with people involved in local community life. Packed lunch.

Distribution of tea in the city centre.

Midday prayer in city centre churches.

Afternoon workshops in city centre venues on themes of social involvement, faith and inner life, and artistic creation.

Supper then evening prayer in St. Jakobshalle or St. Jakob-Arena.

Sunday 31 December

Participation in the morning service in the local churches, then meetings and packed lunch, before leaving for the city centre at the beginning of the afternoon for meetings with people from your own country.

Supper then evening prayer in St. Jakobshalle or St. Jakob-Arena.

Prayer vigil for world peace at 11pm, followed by a "Festival of Nations" in your host parish.

Monday 1erJanuary

Participation in the morning service in the local churches, then lunch together with hosts.

Departure from 4pm onwards

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