Saint Luke Feast Day Mass and Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick ~ Wednesday, October 18 at 9:00 a.m.

Youth Group Trips 2017-18

 

Catholic Youth Day @ Busch Gardens ~ October 7

What is Catholic Youth Day?

Catholic Youth Day is an opportunity for youth from across the Diocese of Richmond to gather together for a day of fellowship, celebrate Mass as a Diocese, and eat dinner!

Who should attend Catholic Youth Day?

Catholic Youth Day is open to ALL youth and their families!

Where and when is Catholic Youth Day?

Catholic Youth Day will be held at Busch Gardens on Saturday, October 7th ALL DAY! Sunday Vigil Mass will take place at the Abbey Stone Theatre at 3:15pm followed by an all-you-can-eat dinner buffet at the Black Forest Pavilion at 5:30pm.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR CATHOLIC YOUTH DAY


Advent Retreat ~ December 1-3, 2017

What is the Advent Retreat?

The Advent Retreat is an opportunity to take a step away from the stress and anxiety of everyday life, renew our relationship with Christ, and make memories with friends! The Advent Retreat is also a time to enter into the new liturgical season as the Church prepares to celebrate the birth of Jesus. 

Who should attend the Advent Retreat?

The Advent Retreat is open to all high school students in grades 9-12.

Where and when is the Advent Retreat?

The Advent Retreat takes place at the Williamsburg Retreat Center the first weekend from December 1-3. 


Diocesan Youth Conference (DYC) ~ February 9-11, 2018

 

What is DYC?

The Diocesan Youth Conference is a weekend event held each calendar year to gather high school youth from all 145 parishes located in the Diocese of Richmond to one central location. The Conference is a highly energetic, engaging, and awesome opportunity for our high school teenagers to gather as a larger Church community and celebrate the amazing richness of our Catholic Christian faith.

Who should attend DYC?

The Conference is open to St. Bede youth who are in 9th through 12th grade for the 2017 – 2018 academic year. 

Where and when is DYC?

The Diocesan Youth Conference will be held on Friday, February 9 through Sunday, February 11, 2018 at the Richmond Marriott Downtown in Richmond, Virginia. All youth and adult participants will be housed in the Richmond Marriott Downtown hotel.

CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE SITE WITH THE REGISTRATION FORM


Mission Trip ~ June 23-29, 2018

 

What is Diocesan Mission Trip?

The Diocesan Mission Trip is a weeklong camp experience for high school youth to serve our brothers and sisters in need by making their homes safer, warmer, drier, and greener while also having the opportunity to grow in our Catholic faith. Mission Trip is not just a youth event. It is an opportunity for parishes to make a difference in the lives of those in need right here in our diocese while encouraging youth to answer their baptismal call to serve others.

Who should attend Mission Trip?

Mission Trip is open to all high school-aged youth (rising 9th graders through graduated 12th graders). The week is going to require that youth give of themselves to serve others and to grow spiritually. It will be a challenging week that will provide many learning opportunities for participants.

Where and when is the Diocesan Mission Trip? June TBA

Youth will have the opportunity to serve alongside youth from other parishes during the week. We will spend some time getting to know each other and learning how to work as a team. We will also review general safety and instructions and have the opportunity to prepare for the specific site locations. Each day we will celebrate Mass together. At various points throughout the week, there will be the opportunity for Eucharistic Adoration and Reconciliation. Evening program will have a wide variety of components and will be geared towards helping participants understand what the Catholic Church teaches about social justice. Each day there will also be the opportunity for each parish to gather to process the experiences of the day.

 


Steubenville Youth Conference July 12-15, 2018

 

 

 


What is the Steubenville Youth Conference?

As a part of the outreach efforts of Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio, the Steubenville Summer Youth Conferences provide a unique opportunity to gather with teenagers from across the nation in Catholic community. The conference combines awesome talks, incredible music, praise and worship, time for prayer and fellowship, entertainment and liturgies.

Who should attend the Steubenville Youth Conference?

The Conference is open to all high school-aged youth (rising 9th graders through graduating 12th graders).

Where and when is the Steubenville Youth Conference?

The Steubenville Youth Conference is held at the campus of Franciscan University in Steubenville, OH. All youth and adult participants are housed in on-campus residence halls. The conference will be held the weekend of July 12-15, 2018.


Quo Vadis ~ July TBA 2018

 

What is Quo Vadis?

Quo Vadis is a Latin phrase which translated means “Where are you going?” The goal of the Quo Vadis Camp is to bring high school aged men together who desire to grow in faithful discipleship and personal holiness to be better able to discover their own vocation invitation from our Lord, whatever that might be. This is accomplished through a 4 day experience that is highly energetic, fun, active, prayerful, and meant to build fellowship among the participants.

Who should attend the Quo Vadis Camp?

Quo Vadis is open to all rising 10th through 12th graders for the 2017 – 2018 academic year. Due to the nature of the camp experience, we cannot accept any individual who is younger than a rising 10th grader. In addition, we cannot accept any recently graduated 12th graders. For this population, there are other young adult discernment experiences that are available during the year.

Where and when is the Quo Vadis Camp? July TBA

Quo Vadis is held at University of Richmond, VA.


Fiat Days ~ July TBA 2018

 

What is the Fiat Days Retreat?

“Fiat” is a Latin word that refers to Mary’s response to the angel Gabriel, “May it be done to me according to your word” (Luke 1:38). The goal of Fiat Days is to bring high school aged women together who desire to grow in faithful discipleship and personal holiness to be better able to discover their own vocation from the Lord, with a special focus on the call to religious life. We will be joined by religious sisters from several communities for this three-day retreat.

Who should attend Fiat Days?

Fiat Days Retreat is open to all rising 10th graders through graduated seniors. Due to the nature of the retreat experience, we cannot accept any individual who is younger than 10th grade.

Where and when is the Fiat Days Retreat? July TBA

The Fiat Days Retreat takes place at the Shalom Retreat Center in Montpelier, VA right outside Richmond.


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