Second Annual Diocesan Youth Pilgrimage
June 8, 2007
JOHNSTOWN, PA - The Second Annual All-Diocese Youth Pilgrimage will
be held on August 17-19, 2007 (Friday evening through Sunday afternoon)
at Camp Nazareth in Mercer, Pennsylvania. The Youth Pilgrimage will
start a day before the Diocesan Summer Pilgrimage held in honor of the
Transfiguration of Our Lord, Jesus Christ and in celebration of the
Golden Jubilee of the First Diocesan Altarboy Retreat. It will conclude
This Youth Pilgrimage is sponsored by the Diocesan Apostolate for Youth
and is open to all Diocesan Youth ages 8-22. During the Pilgrimage, our
youth will have the opportunity to more deeply explore their Orthodox
Faith and develop strong spiritual bonds with Orthodox peers. They will
do so by engaging in a pilgrimage to the site of a new cross shrine
that they will create on the grounds of Camp Nazareth.
special blessing for the youth will be the presence of a
myrhh-streaming icon of St. Anne, the mother of the Theotokos, which
will be available for veneration.
addition to opportunities for participating in the liturgical services,
group discussions, and other activities of a spiritual nature, the
participants will also have ample time to enjoy the camp's swimming
pool and recreational amenities.
registration fee for the youth participants is $50.00 which covers the
weekend's food and lodging. Registration deadline is August 3, 2007.
For Further Information Contact: Fr. Andrew Fetchina at (732) 382-8840 or
FORMS AND INFORMATION
Retreat Schedule (PDF Format)
Informational Flier (PDF Format)
Registration Form (PDF Format)
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