2024 Lenten Retreat Schedule Released

Thursday, February 22, 2024

JOHNSTOWN, PA  [Diocesan Chancery] -- The Diocesan Chancery is pleased to release the schedule of  this year's ,  in-person Diocesan regional Lenten Retreats for youth and adults, hosted in various regions of the Diocese.  The details are as follows:

Eastern Regional Diocesan Adult and Youth Lenten Retreat -  Sat April 6, 2024  - 9:30 am– 5:00 pm   Holy Ghost Orthodox Church, Phoenixville PA. 
Teen & Adults - Theme: Exodus From The World: A Scriptural Life. Speaker: Fr. William Bennett
Youth Ages 6-12 - Theme The ABC’s of Orthodoxy. Speaker: Fr. Matthew Stagon
Cost: Adults: $25.00 Students (Thru College): $20.00 Children 6-12: $10.00  Children 0-5 Years: Free.  Includes Continental Breakfast & Lenten Lunch

Online Registration is required by March 25, 2024.  Click Here To Register

Questions? Contact Fr. Peter Paproski  hgocpriest@gmail.com or 203-260-0423
Junior  ACRY Youth Encounter - Friday April 5-Sunday April  7, 2024 - Camp Nazareth in Mercer, PA.  Open to ages 8-High School Senior. The participants in a mini camp setting will embark on a Christ-centered journey as they remember the Sunday of the Holy Cross  Cost is $110.00 per person. Financial assistance is available to help our youth who would otherwise be unable to attend.  Click Here To Learn More and Register  

Central Regional Diocesan Adult and Youth Lenten Retreat - Sat April 20, 2024  - 10:30 am To 5:00 pm  St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Homestead, PA. 
Teens and Adults -Theme - Theme: Contemplating Lent through the Holy Icons: Theology, prayer, and symbolism. Speaker:  Fr Mark Wisnosky.
Children Ages 6-12 - Theme: Contemplating Lent through the Holy Icons Speaker: Fr. David Urban. 

Akathist Hymn to the Mother will be served with fellowship meal being offered during the retreat

Cost: Free Will Offering - Includes Continental Breakfast and  Light Lenten Lunch

Click Here to Download Registration  Form -  RSVP Required by  April 14, 2024

Western Regional Diocesan Adult and Youth Lenten Retreat  - Sat April 20, 2024 - 2PM CDT  Descent of the Holy Spirit Church, Schererville, IN;
Theme:  Our Journey through Holy Week – Holy Unction - Retreat Speaker: Very Rev. Fr. Alexis Miller. 

Moleben to the Holy Cross Followed by Confessions by the Deanery Clergy  and a Lenten Meal.

Click Here to Download Informational Flier (PDF)

The annual  regional Diocesan Lenten Retreats are coordinated by the National ACRY and are open to all Diocesan family members and friends.  Please plan on attending. Look for registration information on the Diocesan website and Social Media.