Altarboy Retreat 2007
May 25, 2007
JOHNSTOWN, PA - His Eminence, Metropolitan Nicholas has announced
today, that plans are underway for the Annual Altarboy's Retreat which
will take place from June 24-27, 2007 at Christ the Saviour Seminary
and Cathedral. The Very Rev. David Cochran has been appointed director
of this year's retreat.
The theme for this year's
retreat is "St. John Chrysostom, a Saint for all time" In addition to
participation in daily prayers, liturgical services, classes, and
instruction in Plain Chant, the particpants will be hosted on Monday,
June 25, by the Sts. Peter and Paul Parish of Windber, PA where they
will enjoy swimming, sports and other recreational activities, and a
On Tuesday all will participate in the Divine
Liturgy in the Diocesan Cathedral and after brunch and classes, will
board the buses for a trip to Altoona, PA, where the afternoon will be
spent at the Lakemont Amusement/Water Park and a picnic dinner will be
held in one of the pavilions. After dinner all will attend a minor
league baseball game at the adjoining Altoona Curve baseball stadium.
Here they will see the Altoona Curves battle the Bowie Baysocks.
parishes of the diocese are urged to underwrite the $75.00
participation fee for their altarservers, recognizing that the altarboy
of today may very well be the priest of tommorow!
parish priests are kindly asked to send the completed registration
forms for each of their altarboys attending by June 15, 2007 - with a
check payable to the Johnstown Deanery in the amount of $75.00 per participant to:
Very Rev. David Cochran
40 Beaver Dam Rd.
Stratford, CT 06614
For additional information on the Altarboy's Retreat, please contact Fr. David Cochran at (203)-385-1020 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
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