Faith and Friends Day Retreat for Girls

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A day retreat at the Black Madonna Shrine for girls in 4th-6th grade who want to grow in their faith with great friends!


When: Saturday, April 1st, 2017; Rain or shine!
Time: Check in at 8:30 a.m. -program runs 9 a.m. through 3:30 p.m.
Where: Black Madonna Shrine & Grotto in Eureka, MO
Who: For Girls 9-11 years old or 4th-6th grade

What to expect: A day of outdoor fun and faith building activities with friends.

Did you know?: As an option, the girls can start working on the "I Live My Faith" Faith-Building Program. Some of the requirements can be met by participating in this retreat. There is no need to bring the project books to the retreat.

Sponsor & Questions: Catholic Youth Apostolate|Office of Youth Ministry Phone Number: 314-792-7613 Email:

What to Bring: Sack Lunch (snacks and beverages are provided) Optional: Money for gift shop, items range from $0.50-$10. Appropriate clothing (closed toe shoes and socks are required) for outdoor fun and weather.

Cost: $10 per person: covers snack, materials, and patch. Payable to Catholic Youth Apostolate or CYA 

Optional Book Cost: $6 if you would like to use this as a jumping off point to begin working on the "I Live My Faith" Faith Formation Program, you can purchase the book at our online store and we will have it for you on the day of the retreat. If you are not sure at this time, books will be available for purchase on the day of the retreat.

Release Form  If a Girl Scout ( or American Heritage Girl (, fill out and return the Health Permission Form for each girl.  If not affiliated with either or those, fill out and return the OYM Health History Form. Make checks payable to Catholic Youth Apostolate or CYA. Sorry no refunds.

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2017 Faith and Friends Registration.doc1.62 MB