Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church

Youth Retreats

Youth Retreats 2017-2018

We all lead very full lives today. Retreats provide a time out from the busyness, a chance to look at some aspect of our faith and lives. Please prioritize these dates.


5th Grade Retreat

Fifth Grade Retreat – Saturday, February 3, 2017, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Guest House of Milwaukee, 1216 N. 13th St.

Youth will gather at OLOL to make 200 sandwiches which we will take to the Guest House of Milwaukee. There we will learn of the mission and ministry of this shelter and complete a project on their behalf. We will complete the retreat day with lunch and some activities at OLOL.


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Clement Manor Health Center, 3939 S. 92nd St. Greenfield

We’ll gather at 9:00am and help transport residents to Liturgy at 9:30am. We’ll visit with the residents, have lunch and learn more about the elderly and ourselves. We’ll also help the residents with a trick or treat party.


Seventh Grade Retreat – Saturday, October 7, 2017, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Gathering Meal Program, 724 S. Layton Blvd., Milwaukee

We’ll gather at OLOL and travel to the Gathering by 9:45 am, where we will prepare, serve and clean up a wonderful meal. Upon return to OLOL we will discuss what we saw and what it means to us at this time of life.


Eighth Grade Retreat – Sunday, January 14, 2018, 10:30 am Liturgy – 3:00 pm
Easter Seal/Kindcare at OLOL

After attending 10:30am Liturgy together, we will go to the hall for lunch and a visit from some of the care providers from Easter Seals. They will arrange many opportunities to help us experience the needs of the people they serve. We will talk about what this new information can mean to us as we continue to experience the many needs of others.


Ninth Grade Retreat – Saturday, March 17, 2018, 5:00 pm Liturgy – Sunday, March 18, 7:30 pm
St. Vincent Pallotti Retreat Center, N 6409 Bowers Rd., Elkhorn

This is a great time for our ninth graders to reflect on being created in the image and likeness of God in fun and creative ways.


Tenth Grade Retreat – Saturday, February 10, 2017, 5:00 pm Liturgy – Sunday, February 11, 7:30 pm
St. Vincent Pallotti Retreat Center, N 6409 Bowers Rd., Elkhorn

The Relationships Retreat is a chance for our tenth graders to learn about healthy, life-giving relationships.


Confirmation Retreat – Friday, December 1, 2017, 6:00 pm – Sunday, December 3, 2:30 pm
20141116_094433St Vincent Pallotti Retreat Center, N6409 Bowers Rd., Elkhorn

Accepting the Gift of Faith is our theme for the candidates preparing for Confirmation. They will take an in depth look at the gifts of the Holy Spirit and have a much better understanding of what Confirmation is about.


Teen Action Group (TAG) Retreat 2017 -Friday, August 4, 3:00 pm – Sunday, August 6, 10:30 am Liturgy
St Vincent Pallotti Retreat Center, N6409 Bowers Rd., Elkhorn

Youth in grades 6-12 evaluate the past year and plan the coming year in light of the 8 components of youth ministry. All are welcome.