Giselle Azevedo

Let you carry by the Lord and offers you as volunteers in the service of Christ, has encouraged them if the experience of these days awaken them the anxiety of wondering what God of them wants: If more closely follow and announce the greatness of his love in the priesthood, consecrated life or marriage. If so, your life will reach an unsuspected fullness, Benedicto XVI said several thousand of them, with those who met at IFEMA at the end of the world youth day. As well, the Pope, who has been received with shouts of this is the youth of the Pope! and it has been interrupted several times with applause, he has asked them to respond with love to whom love has delivered by all. The Lord will transform your accumulated fatigue – said them-, the concerns and the burden of many moments in fruits of Christian virtues: patience, meekness, joy, giving to others, availability to fulfill the will of God. Love is to serve and service increases love.

This harvest, he explained, is of the whole Church, that is enriched by the contribution of each one of its members as Mystery of communion. The Holy Father reiterated les thanks very strongly for their invaluable service, kindness, sympathy, and delivery to the pilgrims. But not only you have been attentive to the pilgrims, but also to the Pope, he stressed. With all this endearing gesture of love have made reality, in this sense, the words of Jesus: If one wants to be the first, be the last of all and servant of all (Mc 9.35). His speech concluded with the recitation of a prayer and alive to the Pontiff, as well as a blessing. Giselle Azevedo, carioca 28 years missionary who has spoken in Spanish and Portuguese, has indicated at the meeting that the Conference has confirmed that the Church is alive and is young and that was my place.We have received much more than what we have given.

We have been able to amaze us with the mystery of the universality of the Church. Young people from all over the world United by a single person: Jesus Christ, has opined Azevedo, who has thanked the election of Rio de Janeiro as the next venue for the WYD. For his part, Javier Reyes, teacher and volunteer for 25 years, has given thanks to the Pope on behalf of all by the fact of having been able to live this wonderful experience and celebration of faith and have confidence in them. We have desire to work and learn and the Church gives us this opportunity. Holiness, his testimony of delivery, manifested in this apostolic journey to Madrid, has been an example for youth, according to Reyes, who has invited the Pope to return anytime to your House, doors open. The Pope has been received, with song strong in faith, upon arrival to Institucion Ferial de Madrid (IFEMA) around 1715 hours by the Chairman of IFEMA, Jose Maria alvarez del Manzano, and 12,500 volunteers (according to the Organization) in a traditional meeting of WYD with which the Pontiff wants to bring to young people who have made it possible for others many participate in the celebrations. Source of the News: the Pope asks Spain to not renounce “his religious and Catholic soul” in his farewell

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