Invite from Mission Together (the children's branch of Missio)

World Children's Day

In 2023, Pope Francis declared that the Catholic Church’s first World Children’s Day would take place on 25-26 May, 2024. 

The event focus will take place in Rome, but the Pope calls on Catholics around the globe to celebrate this special day in their own Diocese too. 

World Children’s Day invites children from around the globe, including those of other faiths, to join together in friendship and prayer.

Mission Together is encouraging pupils to join with their global sisters and brothers and celebrate World Children’s Day in their school or parish. 

Their resources include an introductory assembly, Celebration of the Word, Activities, Celebrating our Cultures ideas sheet, Virtual map Explorer Worksheets, and more. 

Mission Together website

Message of the Holy Father

World Children's Day website

Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales website