The E&C Messenger | February 2018


In this issue:

  1. Regional E&C Meetings
  2. CCF Spiritual Impact Forum - Millenials
  3. Broom Tree Retreat 2018
  4. Totus Tuus
  5. 2018 diocesan camps notice
  6. Upcoming diocesan events

Regional E&C Meetings

 Please check your inbox and RSVP to attend your regional E&C meetings. Remember to read Eric Sammon's article, "The Heresy of Low Expectations." Don't worry, it's pretty short ;-) See you soon!

CCF Spiritual Impact Forum - Millenials

Deacon Mike recently attended a Catholic Community Foundation forum focusing on Millenials. Download his notes by clicking the button below. This would be a good topic of conversation at our upcoming E&C meetings as well. Perhaps those of us who can sing the Fresh Prince theme song by heart could give some insight about this age group as well!
CCF - Millenials

Broom Tree Retreat 2018

The Broom Tree Retreat was a great success! The youth had not only a restful, but a profound retreat experience. I was encouraged by the concrete resolutions that came from the retreat: going to daily Mass, deleting apps from phones because they get in the way of prayer, praying a daily Rosary, and many many more great resolutions to live more for Jesus. If you are interested in accompanying a group of youth to next year's retreat, please talk to me (Kevin). Every evening provides an opportunity for adult leaders to meet with the youth from their parish, allowing for fruitful conversations about faith and discipleship.

Totus Tuus

Space is filling up for Totus Tuus this summer, but there is still room to sign up to host a team! You can find more information here.

2018 diocesan camps notice

Just a note that the prices have changed for the 2018 diocesan summer camps. You can find more information at and

Camp Beloved: $200 (also note this camp is no longer open to 6th graders, just 7th-12th)
Camp Greatness - Middle School: $150
Camp Greatness - High School: $200

There is also a Family Discount! The first camper pays full price (of highest priced camp) and each additional camper from that family, regardless of which camp they attend, pays only $100!

Upcoming diocesan events:

February 10: Cor Jesu | St. Clotilde, Green Valley
February 17-19: RB TEC #268 | Holy Redeemer, Marshall
March 17: Cor Jesu | St. Andrew, Granite Falls
March 20: Bishop Lucker Lecture | St. Catherine, Redwood Falls
March 22: Chrism Mass | Cathedral, New Ulm
April 21: Diaconate Ordinations | St. Mary, Sleepy Eye
more events...
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