Marygrove Retreat Center
"Come away with me into a desert place . . and rest awhile." (Mark 6:31)
Located in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan







Cursillo Crucifix Youth Encounter Christ

Next Youth Encounter is YE #100 — April 5-7, 2019. After that, YE #101 is November 8-10. A list of applicants will be posted below. Please keep them in your prayers as they prepare to meet Christ in a new Light.

Youth Encounter weekend will be held at Marygrove Retreat Center in Garden, MI. The program, for those 15-20 years of age, is designed to help young people understand and experience the Catholic Faith through a series of presentations and Christian witness talks delivered by young people. Two priests and several adults also participate in the weekend, giving presentations and chaperoning.

Many of the adult lay leaders throughout the diocese, as well as several diocesan priests and seminarians, have attended Youth Encounter as teenagers or have served on weekend teams. Some credit the weekend with sparking their powerful conversion and leading to the discovery of their vocation.

The retreat is open to youth of all Christian faith traditions. There is a follow-up program which will help young people carry out at home what was learned on the weekend. Due to large donations, the fee for this year's Youth Encounter has been lowered to $25 per person.

For more information and registration forms about Youth Encounter, contact Marygrove Retreat Center at 644-2771 or Barry and Yvonne Voss at (906) 563-5187 or (906) 396-0887.

Please keep in mind that this list is updated on a continual bases, which can mean daily. Some individuals have to drop out at the last minute and others are just finding out about the weekend encounter. Please check regularly, if you have an interest.

Candidates:
First Name Last Name CHURCH HIGH SCHOOL/COLLEGE
Grace Peterson St. Elizabeth Anne Seton Bark River-Harris
Madelyn Trepanier St. Anne Escanaba
Rachael Velmer Holy Name of Jesus L'Anse
Chloe LaForest Sacred Heart L'Anse
Abbey Nankervis Sacred Heart L'Anse
Alexcis Johnson Redemption Hill Iron Mountain
Madison Dubord Resurrection Menominee
Mikayla Petschar St. Mary & St. Joseph Iron Mountain
Valerie Rictig St. Mary & St. Joseph Kingsford
Monica Bartle Sacred Heart Westwood
Erica Bartle Sacred Heart L'Anse
       
Rodney Bigelow St. Stephen Mission Engadine
Ephram Evans St. Stephen Mission Newberry High School
Joseph  Jacques St. Anne Bay de Noc
Raphael  Millado St. Peter Marquette
Conner Noble St. Francis DeSales Manistique
Elijah Soumis St. Anne Chassell
Richard Nalette St. Gregory Newberry High School
Isaiah Trent St Joseph & St. Patrick Home School
Matt Moreau American Martyrs Kingsford
Brent Aman American Martyrs Iron Mountain


Team:
Rector Lydia Decker
Co-Rector Adam Mazurek
Prepare by opening & emptying Caleb Voss
We receive HIM Lily Menghini
We receive FORGIVENESS Grace Rapavi
We respond TOGETHER (Church) Olivia  Rapavi
We respond w/ PRAYER Michael Rivard
Music Master I Erin Noha
Music Master II Steve Noha
Palanca Kolbe Raiche
Palanca John Lundholm
Palanca Megan Arndt
Palanca Gracie Howard
Palanca Anna Murvich
Adult Palanca Dan Fleming
Adult Palanca Brigette Hartges
Head Cha Cha Matt  Reath
Head Cha Cha Kristen  Reath
Youth Cha Margaret Mary Howard
Youth Cha Conner Moore
Cha Cha Cha Jared Janczak
4th Day Witness - Guy Matthew Janowski
4th Day Witness - Gal Olivia Copeman
Married Couple Wife Colleen Maki
Married Couple Husband Joe Maki
Religious Vocation    
Religious Vocation    
Priest Fr. Tim Ferguson
Associate Spiritual Director Fr. Dustin Larson
Coordinator Helper Libby Brown
Mr. Night Guardian Bob Aschbacher
Mrs. Night Guardian Julie Aschbacher
Coordinator Lady Yvonne  Voss
Coordinator Guy Barry  Voss
Coordinator Helper    









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