On Saturday, July 13th, in the shrine of Our Lady of La Salette in Dębowiec ended 26 International La Salette Youth Meeting.
The meeting gathered more than 2650 participants from Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia. For six days under the slogan "Credible and hungry of faith" youth looked for answers to questions concerning with faith and Christian life in the modern world.
Each day young people participated in the Eucharist, they prayed together, listened to invited christian speakers and played with the christian rock bands.
Last but the most important accent of the meeting was the Eucharist, presided by the Fr. Roman Grądalski, M.S. who is custodian of the shrine in Dębowiec. In homily he urged the youth to wipe the tears of Our Lady of La Salette by good life and conversion. He also talked about the miracles who taking place in the sanctuary of Dębowiec.
The responsable for the meeting were Fr. Maciej Kucharzyk, M.S., Fr. Piotr Szweda, M.S. and Fr. Wieslaw Węgrzyn M.S.
Meetings in Dębowiec are very important elements of the pastoral work of La Salette Fathers with young people. Many young people started a new life with God after these meetings. Some of them discovered his vocation to married life, priesthood or religious life just in Dębowiec.