Come to Me, All Who Are Weary…and in Need of a Youth Leader Retreat!

Annual Adult Youth Leader Retreat

Youth Leader Retreat

The Office of Youth Ministry is hosting its annual Adult Youth Leader Retreat this weekend, Feb 20th-22nd, 2015. The event takes place at the beautiful King’s House Retreat and Renewal Center in Belleville, Il. There will be around 40 people in attendance as they reflect on the theme for the weekend, which is The Great Christian Adventure: Living and Ministering in Jesus Christ. Click here for a complete outline of the retreat schedule.

Meet the Host: Fr. Jeffery Kirby, STL

Father Jeffery Kirby, STLThe host for the weekend is Fr. Jeffery Kirby, STL. He is a priest of the Diocese of Charleston, SC and serves as the Vicar of Vocations. He has a rich history of ministering to the youth in the Catholic Church and is also the author of Lord, Teach Us to Pray: A Guide to the Spiritual Life and Christian Discipleship.


Please Pray

Please keep all of the participants in prayer this weekend. Since youth leaders spend a great deal of time ministering to others, this is a great opportunity for them to take time for themselves and to be spiritually nourished and refreshed.