With the theme “Shalom: Friends of God, Friends of the Young and Friends of the Poor”, the Convention will take place in the main basilicas of Rome. They will be days of a vast program that includes catechesis, talks and moments of prayer to renew our offering of life for the love of God.

23/09 – Check-in and Pilgrim kits

San Lorenzo International Youth Center

Located a few steps from St. Peter’s Basilica, the “San Lorenzo” International Youth Center is the home of the youth in the heart of the Church. It is currently managed and animated by the members of the Shalom Community in Rome.

24/09 – Friends of God with Mary

Basilica of Saint Mary Major

We will meditate about “Mary all humble” an image given in the 2020 “Listening”magazine. We will also have a moment of catechesis inspired by the words of the Holy Father, Pope Francis, speaking about humility.

25/09 – Friends of the Poor

Basilica of Saint John Lateran

We will talk about our dearest friends: the poor. With their testimonies and some others of the shalom missionaries we will have a moment of reflection to praise God for their lives as part of the procession towards heaven.

26/09 – Private Audience with Pope Francis

Audience Hall Paul Vl (Vatican)

The most awaited moment with Pope Francis, a unique opportunity to listen to what the Holy Spirit says to our community and to each one of us through the mouth of the successor of Peter. Day also marked by the renewal of our life offering to God “at the feet of Peter”.

27/09 – Love for the young

The whole Community gathers to celebrate the great love for the Youth, the primacy of the Shalom Vocation. Moysés Azevedo, founder of the community, will talk about the complementarity of the older and younger generations, either in age or in the vocational path.

28/09 – Renewal of our missionary call

Basilica of St. Francis (Assisi)

In the city of Saint Francis, our humble young friend, we will conclude the Shalom Convention. Through the preaching of Moysés, a moment of Adoration to the Holy Sacrament and the Holy Mass with the whole community, we will be sent on mission again.

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Confirmed Presences

Everyday preaching and catechesis with the founders and guests.
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How to participate


By registering, you guarantee your access to the full program of the Convention and also to your Pilgrim Kit that includes the T-shirt to wear on the day of the meeting with the Pope.

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