Chicago Deanery To Host Youth Pilgrimage

February 26, 2009

JOHNSTOWN, PA - With the blessing of His Eminence, Metropolitan Nicholas, a Pilgrimage has been arranged for the Youth of the Chicago Deanery on Saturday May 9, 2009 to St. John Chrysostomos Women's Monastery in Kenosia, WI

This Youth Pilgrimage is sponsored by the Diocesan Apostolate for Youth and is open to all Diocesan Youth ages 8-22.

Pilgrims are to gather at St. John Chrysostomos Monastery, located at 4600 93rd Street ,Kenosha, WI by 10:30 am.

The day will begin with a short service and talk at 11am by Mother Melanie, the abbess of the monastery followed by lunch and a tour of the Monastery. A "Rap Session" with the youth and adults will be held with Deanery Clergy in the afternoon. Come prepared with questions or concerns!

A monetary donation or small gift to the monastery will be appreciated.

While there is no registration fee, all interested youth are asked to make their intentions known to their parish priest by May 2, 2009.  Each priest is to kindly inform Fr. Samuel Sherry, the dean of the Chicago Deanery as to the number of youth and adult chaperones who will be attending.

For Further Information Contact: Fr. Samuel Sherry at (847) 647-8398 or frsam@juno.com

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