2015 Diocesan Altar Boy Retreat
JOHNSTOWN, PA - His Grace, Bishop Gregory in an Archpastoral Letter, Protocol No. 11, has announced that the Annual Altar Boy Retreat which will take place from Sunday evening, June 28th (Registration is from 6pm till 8 p.m.) until Wednesday, July 1st.
The Retreat will once again take place at Christ the Savior Seminary, Cathedral and Education Center in Johnstown and SS. Peter & Paul Church facilities in Windber. T This year's outing will be to Outdoor Odyssey, a leadership academy located in Windber, PA. They will enjoy high and low ropes courses as well as hiking and canoeing. This is the time and place for our faithful Altar Servers to join other Altar Boys from all over our Diocese.
Those parishes which pay their altarboys retreat registration fees, are asked to PLEASE SUBMIT THEIR CHECK BY THE DEADLINE. The money is needed to make deposits on the various activities that are taking place.
All checks should be made payable to “DIOCESE ALTAR BOY RETREAT” and sent directly to Fr. R. Michael Zak at 903 Ann Street, Homestead, PA 15120. Please include a list of names of those the Church is paying for so that payment may be credited.
All Altar Boys must be registered by June 15, 2015.
Registrations that are not paid by that time cannot be guaranteed a T-shirt or even a spot at the retreat.
How to Register
You may register for the 2015 Diocesan Altarboy Retreat by any of the following methods:
It is strongly encouraged that this method be used.
After completing the on-line registration, please send your check of $100 per boy, payable to Diocese Altar Boy Retreat, with a note as to who the payment is for, to:
Fr R. Michael Zak
903 Ann Street
Homestead, PA 15120
2. U.S. Mail
Download Registration Form, fill out and mail with check payable to Diocese Altar Boy Retreat to:
Very Rev. Protopresbyter David Cochran
40 Beaver Dam Rd.
Stratford, CT 06614
Forms and Information
Parents are kindly asked to carefully read the parents informational letter which outlines what to pack, and highlights the expected conduct of all participants.
Download Informational Flier (PDF Format)
Download Bishop Gregory's Archpastoral Letter (PDF Format)
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