The 2011 Annual Diocesan Altarboy Retreat took place from Sunday June 26- Wednesday June 29 at Christ the Saviour Cathedral and Seminary in Johnstown, PA. Today,Monday June 27, 2011, the altarboys spent the afternoon at Sts Peter and Paul Church in Windber, PA and enjoyed the beautiful church grounds and nearby town park.
The blessing prior to breakfast.
The altarboys enjoyed a delicious breakfast prepared by Nancy Kobel of Christ the Saviour Cathedral.
Fr. Peter Paproski spoke to the altarboys on the topic God's response to poverty.
Father Matthew Moriak makes a point during clergy rap.
Fr. Michael Zak makes a point in the clergy rap breakout session.
On Your Mark, Get Set, Go......!
Survivor - Johnstown, the Shoe Relay.
Survivor Johnstown the Shoe Relay
Saints Peter and Paul Church in Windber
Chilling at The Windber Pool
The waterslide at Windber Town Park
Waiting for their turn on the waterslide
Chris lands in cool waters after a fast waterslide ride.
Always listen to the director....
Fr. Miles and Fr. David demonstrate the spaghetti and cherrios relay.
Survivor Windber - Thread the Spaghetti
Survivor Windber - Church Words Alphabet Game
Getting ready for the Plastic Wrap Relay Race
Father Michael Zak makes a point during this presentation on our responsibility to alleviate the suffering of the poor
Father Andrew Fetchina leads the altarboys in the singing of the Akathist to the Theotokos for Young Adults.
The day ended with the altarboys participating in the Sacrament of Holy Confession. Pictured is Fr. Matthew Moriak who gave a brief homily to prepare the young men for a good confession.