The Prayer for The World Yout Day 2008
God Our Father,
we concecrate to you the World Youth Day in Sydney in 2008.
Giude and protect Pope Benedict and all leaders of the Church.
Inspire and direct all those leading and planning the World Youth Day .
Unite and protect them by your fatherly care.
Lord Jesus Christ,
before you ascended to the Father, you promised to send your Holy Spirit
so that we might be your witnesses to the end of the earth.
Bless and multiply the effort and all our staff and volunteers.
Help us to take up our cross and follow you under the heavenly sign
of the Southern Cross.
pour out your grace on this Great South Land…