Office of Youth & Young Adult Ministry

Broom Tree Retreat*

Praise God for a blessed retreat this year!
stay tuned for information for next year's retreat and in the meantime, enjoy the memories of this past year's retreat...

General information

Who: Youth in grades 9-12.
What: A retreat designed for those who want to "go deeper" in their faith and their relationship with Christ. This year's theme is "I have called you friends..." (Jn. 15:15). This retreat gives youth an opportunity for spiritual direction, prayer, games, and a general "retreat" from the craziness of life.
When: January 27 (noon)-29 (1 PM), 2017.
Where: Broom Tree Youth & Family Camp | Irene, SD.
Why: Because you love Jesus and want to get to know him better!


To apply

Click on the red "Registration Form" below (sending instructions are on form).


2017 bus route

If you are registered for the retreat, please make plans to be at the appropriate pick-up/drop-off locations. All times are approximate, but the bus will not leave before the listed time.
Pick-up times/locations for Friday, January 27
New Ulm: 7:15 AM @ Cathedral (school/church parking lot)
Sleepy Eye: 7:50 AM @ St. Mary's Church (north addition parking lot)
Marshall: 9:10 AM @ Holy Redeemer Church (parking lot on corner of 6th & Lyon)

Drop-off times for Sunday, January 29
Marshall: 3:30 PM
Sleepy Eye: 4:50 PM
New Ulm: 5:20 PM

*This retreat is a pilot program for the 2016-17 academic year. Please contact Kevin Losleben for more information at or (507) 233-5327.