Adult Youth Leaders Retreat


Date: February 19-21, 2016

Place: King's House in Belleville, IL

Price: $100

General Weekend Schedule



Retreat Leader: Fr. James Mason

Fr. Mason was appointed the Director of Spiritual Formation at Kenrick-Glennon Seminary in St. Louis in January 2015.

Fr. James Mason hails from the Diocese of Sioux Falls, SD. Since his ordination in 2001, Fr. Mason has served in various roles throughout the Diocese of Sioux Falls: Director of Catholic Charities, Legal Counsel, Medical-Moral Advisor, Vice Chancellor, Director of Vocations and most recently, Director of Broom Tree Retreat Center and Pastor of St. Lambert Parish in Sioux Falls.

Fr. Mason obtained a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1993 and later attended the North American College in Rome. He has a certificate in Spiritual Direction and Retreat Ministry at the Institute of Priestly Formation where he worked on the Board and taught a course entitled, "The Spirituality of the Diocesan Priesthood." He has directed seminarians, priests, and religious in the thirty-day Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius for eight years and has led numerous retreats around the world and country for clergy, consecrated, seminarians and laity.


Who should come?: All adults who work in youth ministry.  This is a great opportunity to pray and retreat with fellow youth workers and hear presentations given by dynamic voices in youth ministry.  

Start Time:  We will have check-in/registation from 5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., with Dinner to follow at 6:00 p.m.

Closing Time:  We will close with Mass on Sunday Morning at 10:00 a.m.


Questions?: Call the OYM at 314-792-7650 or Tom Lancia at 314-792-7618 / 

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