Hearts are aflutter in Sydney today as the organisers of #ACYF17 begin to welcome some of the more than 19,000 young people who will converge on Sydney Olympic Park tomorrow.
Transport NSW has announced public transport arrangements to meet the additional demand – both for the festival itself and for the final public Mass at The Domain on Saturday.
Catholic groups and individuals from as a far afield as Perth are announcing their arrival on social media, utilising the festival’s official hashtags #ACYF17, #NewHorizons and #SpreadingJoy.
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Festival headliners are also readying themselves for what will be the largest Catholic event held in Australia since WYD Sydney in 2008: