Dear Parent or Guardian,

“Into Your Hands I Commit My Spirit!”

 

Our 20th retreat will guide its participants into the meaning of Jesus’ last spoken words and how we are to follow him.  What is our “Spirit”? How do you “Commit” your spirit to the Father?  Why do we need to commit our spirits into the loving hands of our Father?  

 

Our outstanding speakers are energetic, passionate, engaging and spirit filled.  They are called by God to strengthen the souls and minds of our youth trying to survive in a morally toxic culture while inviting them to a real and personal relationship with Jesus, ever present in the Blessed Sacrament.  They have committed their spirits into the hand of God and want to guide your youth to do the same! A great way to launch the Year of the Eucharist!

You can check them out on our website SOURCE + SUMMIT  or see the listing below.

 

Please let your youth know what waits for them at Source + Summit 2022, what they will find… Friends…Fun…Truth…and most importantly a changed life that is lived anchored in love with God and His Church!!  If a member of your youth group or religious education class has experienced this life changing retreat encourage them to share this with their peers. 

 

All health and safety protocols will be followed in accordance with the COVID guidelines in place at the time.

Does your child know and live the TRUTH?

 

See how the TRUTH proclaimed at Source + Summit changed an entire family!

 

‘My name is Holly Bittner. I am the 21year old daughter of Eric and Lisa Bittner of Haubstadt, IN. I attended Source + Summit the earliest age that I could be a participant, which was my 7th grade year. That year I left the retreat with my heart set on fire for Christ and a whole new love for God. I wasn't able to attend my 8th grade year due to a very important, (so it seemed to be at the time), 5-hour long travel basketball practice. Six years, later I can still recall being at practice, and knowing in my heart that the gym wasn't where I was supposed to be. From 7th grade to my freshman year in high school were the hardest years of my life. I would have never dreamt of what had occurred would really happen to not only myself but to my family as well. But because of God's love and Our Heavenly Mother’s grace that she had shown me my 7th grade year, I was able to pull from my faith what Source + Summit had taught me at the age of 13.  That Faith carried myself and my family through that difficult time.

 

Looking back, 10 years later, I have been able to be a part of the TEAM for 4 years. My first year working on the Source + Summit TEAM, I gave a witness talk to over 300 participants and volunteers on God's MercyLove, and Forgiveness. I am currently reaching out to others on behalf of the Source + Summit team to promote the retreat to the youth. Last year, we had over 650 participants and volunteers and this year our goal is to reach over 700! I cannot help but to want as many as possible to experience the life changing weekend that I had.”

 

PLEASE DO NOT LET THIS OPPORTUNITY PASS YOUR YOUTH BY!

 

SOURCE + SUMMIT

April 1, 2, 3, 2022

Mater Dei High School

 

Adult Retreat – April 2 – Corpus Christi Church

 

Thanks to the contributions of many generous donors the fee is still only $45 for the Youth Retreat.  Fee scholarships are also available by emailing sourcesummit@evdio.org.

 

 

For complete information and registration go to www.sourcesummitevansville.org.

 

 

Bishop Joseph Siegel

Fr. Tyler Tenbarge, Vocation Director of the Diocese of Evansville

Fr. Sudhakar, Chaplain of Source + Summit

Our own Amazing Priests, Deacons and Religious

The Nashville Dominicans
The Sisters of Life

 

 

The Franciscan Friars of the Renewal

 

  Fr. Giles Marie Berrie, CFR    Fr. Justin Alarcon, CFR    Fr. Terry Messer, CFR    Br. Damien, CFR

About the Friars:
The friars strive to daily pick up their crosses and follow after our Lord Jesus Christ.  This is why they exist: to live the Holy Gospel. This journey is fueled by their personal and communal life of prayer and is purified through their life of penance. As followers of our Lord Jesus Christ, the friars are called to daily conversion and to place their “spirits” into the hands of God, their Father…they will show us how to do the same.

 

 

 

                                Sr. Anne, CSJ - Apostolic Sister of the Community of St. John
 
“I met Jesus on a young adult retreat with the Community of St. John and in time realized it was only Him who could fill my heart. With this discovery came the desire to share that there is Someone who can and will satisfy the desire contained in every human heart for true love.”  Join Sr. Anne, as she shares her journey of committing her “spirit” to the Father helping us to do the same.

 

 

 

                                                             Nic Davidson - Missionary
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!! – You don’t want to miss this opportunity (maybe our last) to be impacted by Nic’s witness as he and his family of 7 make their final preparations to enter full time missionary work in the country of Cambodia.  A true example of what is means to commit your spirit into the hands of your Father in Heaven.  

 

 


                                                                    
Giancarlo Bernini  
In the spirit of St. John Bosco, Catholic illusionist Giancarlo Bernini has astounded audiences with an incredible faith experience, a favorite at NCYC and conferences all over the US.  Using the art of illusion, Giancarlo will share a unique perspective on faith showing that what you don’t see really contains more truth and value than what you do see! 

 

 

 

 

Retreat Details

 

 

SOURCE + SUMMIT YOUTH RETREAT

Date:  

April 1, 2,3, 2022

Place:

Mater Dei High School

Time:

Friday – Registration 5:30 PM – Cafeteria – Drop off at Cafeteria doors.

 

Closing – 10:30 PM – Pick up at Main Gym Door.

 

Saturday – 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM – Drop off / Pick up – Main Gym Door.

 

Sunday – 8:00 AM – 12:30 PM

 

                 Closing Mass  - 10:30 AM  

 

 

 

Cost

$45 Due March 18 - fee waived for those in need

 

Catechists, PCL’s, Youth Ministers - No charge

 

After March 18 - $55.

 

 

Age

13 – 24

 

 

 

FAQ

 

Do my youth need a chaperone?

 

Yes.  If your youth are under the age of 18 you will need one adult (21 or older) for every 10 youth.   Your chaperones can tag team and also share the cost. 

 

 

 

Do I need to attend?  

 

 NO!  It is a blessing for anyone who attends but we realize that you cannot be at every event that is offered to your youth.  They will need a chaperone.

 

 

 

Are there overnight accommodations?

 

No, unfortunately not this year.  Please contact a nearby parish and see if they could accommodate you or call Kathy Smith 812-453-1024 for Hotel Recommendations.

 

 

 

How do I register a group?

 

Simply collect all forms and fees and make sure all forms are completed and signed. All adults must also have a complete form with a registration fee.  Youth ministers and DRE’s are not charged a fee.   Please fill in the Google form Source + Summit 2022 Google Registration Form  and send to mshetler@evdio.org. Mail Registration forms to Kathy Smith, 8733 Shadowridge Dr. ~ Newburgh, IN 47630

 

 

Who do I contact if I have a question?

 

      Kathy Smith    812-453-1024  

 

      Mary Shetler mshetler@evdio.org – 812-459-4420

      Gail Shetler  gshetler@evdio.org