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2017 Diocesan Altarboy Retreat - Mon (6/26/17)

The first full day of the retreat was a full one, filled with interactive, team building activities, presentations on the life of the Mother of God, and a visit to Sts Peter and Paul Church in Windber, PA. The boys enjoyed the beautiful grounds of the Church and the pool at the Windber Recreation Center.

The day ended with the Penance Service in preparation for Holy Confession.
Fr. John offered the prayer of blessing at Breakfast.
The first presenter of the day was Fr. Matthew Dutko who led a discussion on the Feast of the Nativity of the Mother of God.
Fr. Matthew used the liturgical hymns of the Feast to expound on its spiritual significance
A selfie with the Retreat Master!
2017 Altarboy Retreat Participants at Christ The Saviour Seminary.
Shoe relay.
Lawn Charades
The Tribar Cross.
The Censer
Fr. Nick Mihaly and Fr. Matthew Dutko led a Plain Chant Workshop.
Fr. Nicholas spoke about proper breathing and singing techniques.
Hanging out at the Windber Rec Center pool.
Ultimate Frisbee.
At the top of the waterslide.
Splash!
Enjoying snacks at the pool.
Slam dunk.
Obstacle Course.
Obstacle course relay.
"The three most important words to say in confession are I Am Sorry."
Fr. John Fedornock gave a beautiful presentation on Confession.
All took part in the Holy Mystery of Repentance in preparation for Tuesday Morning Divine Liturgy.