A banner featuring an image of Pope Francis is seen in a hallway following a commissioning Mass July 17 for World Youth Day pilgrims at Kellenberg Memorial High School in Uniondale. The Marianists of the Province of Meribah are taking 121 seniors and 14 moderators from their community’s high schools, Kellenberg Memorial and Chaminade in Mineola,  on pilgrimage to Krakow, Poland, for World Youth Day, July 25-31. (CNS photos/Gregory A. Shemitz)



Student Holly Bohack of Kellenberg Memorial High School in Uniondale, reads a pilgrim’s prayer at the end of a commissioning Mass.



Brother Timothy Driscoll, provincial of the Marianists’ Province of Meribah, shares a light moment with students Gerard D’Angelis, William Hill and Juliana Cosenza as they look at a mobile app following the commissioning Mass.


Marianist Brother Roger Poletti snaps a group photo following the commissioning Mass for World Youth Day pilgrims.