Formation Retreats

 Formation offers a variety of retreats for Middle and High School Youth, Young Adults and Adults throughout the year.

Registration Opens Tuesday, March 3rd at Noon!
2020 High School Spring Retreat
Friday, April 24th through Sunday, April 26th
Lake Gaston, NC

All parish high school youth and rising 9th graders
are invited to attend this weekend-long retreat.


God created the majesty of the universe with us in mind. He created us to be inquisitive explorers as we journey through life, examining ourselves and the world around us in fine detail. This fundamental instinct has sparked our interest in our world and the universe around us. As scientists learn more about the cosmos, we realize that there is infinitely more to know about God, who created it. Discovery gives teens an opportunity to assess where they are at on their faith journey, while providing a catalyst to dive deeper into the great unknown that is a relationship with Jesus.

The retreat will conclude with the celebration of the Eucharist on Sunday, April 26 at 5:30 pm at St. Francis of Assisi.

Registration Fee: $175.00, includes 2 nights accommodations at Lake Gaston, all meals provided on Saturday and Sunday through lunch, retreat supplies and activities, and a retreat shirt

Transportation: Youth will meet on Friday at the St. Francis Community Center at 6:30 pm. Parent volunteers will be needed to drive youth to the retreat on Friday and to drive them home on Sunday. Parent driver volunteers must be Level C.

Cancellation Policy: NO REFUNDS, unless spot is filled

Questions? Please contact

The Retreat is being Postponed (Date TBD)

“beLOVED”: A Day of Renewal for Women

Join other women of the parish for a day of celebrating what it means to be made in God’s image. Explore topics like everyday spirituality, mindfulness, and making time for God. Meet new people in small group, enjoy personal reflection time, and participate in praise and worship. Join us for our optional pre- and post-session workshops which include yoga, art, service, and more.

Come for part of the day or the whole thing! 

This event is open to all women of the parish, high school-aged and above

Date: Saturday, March 21, 2020
Time: 9:00am-3:00pm with optional pre-sessions from 7-9am and post-sessions from 3-5pm  (see below)
Cost: $20 per person–includes continental breakfast, boxed lunch, and retreat materials
Location: St. Francis of Assisi, Fellowship Hall
Registration Deadline: March 14, 2020

Click here for the full event schedule

Questions? Please contact Jennifer Fiduccia,, or
919-847-8205 x 238.
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