“Power of the Cross III” @ St. Jude Church
For 8th grade Confirmation Students ONLY
Sunday, March 15th 12:30-7:30 pm at St. Jude Church
Teens will put their faith into action with packing boxes at Hands of Hope in Joliet, fun group discussions, 6:30 pm Life Mass, and peaceful adoration prayer in the nearby St. Jude chapel (in Joliet).
(Limited to 40 people; includes dinner)
“Winter Xtreme” @ Camp TimberLee in Wisconsin
ALL TEENS WELCOME; This is a Confirmation Retreat Option
Friday, February 28th 4 pm through Sunday, March 1st 3:30 pm in East Troy, WI
Friday, February 28th, 4 pm: meet at St. Jude and load the vehicles. We will stop for dinner on the way. Sunday, March 1st, we will get back to St. Jude for the closing Mass with families at 2:30 pm. Retreat ends at 3:30 pm.
Drop off & pick up is at St. Jude in Franciscan Hall. The retreat is hosted at Camp TimberLee in East Troy Wisconsin.
This event is open to 7th & 8th grade teens for the Junior High group and incoming freshmen through graduated seniors for the high school group.
Description of the retreat:
Camp Timberlee offers non-stop action with a variety of outdoor and indoor winter activities including: broom ball tournament, tobogganing, tubing, nature center, game room, karaoke, hiking, leather shop, zip lining, horse-back riding, etc. Participants will grow closer to new friends and Jesus through high energy worship (live band), engaging inspirational speaker, and small group discussion time. The food is outstanding and the cabins and beds are warm and comfortable.