Real Love, Real Life!
Happy New Year Everyone!!! I pray this year is full of many blessings for your families and continued growth in your relationships with the Lord.
Below is some VERY important information about DCYC.
DCYC RETREAT IS SOLD OUT! Paperwork and rest of cost is due by January 15th.
(Please bring to the office or email to
DCYC Retreat Information:
"Fully Alive" based on the St. Irenaeus quote:
"The glory of God is man fully alive."
February 2-4, 2018
Waco Convention Center
*make sure to send in form & include a copy of your insurance card (front & back)
Students going to DCYC are:
Friday February 2nd in front of church 4:30PM, we need to leave promptly at 5:00PM
Return Sunday, February 4th
approx. 2:00 PM and meet in front of the church in the Narthex. (Students will text you on way back)
We will be staying at the Residence Inn 501 South University Parks Drive, Waco, TX 76706.
All retreat chaperones are Ethics and Integrity compliant with the Diocese of Austin, which includes a background check.
What to bring:
Outcry Real Love/Real Life t-shirt (If you don’t have one they can be purchased for $10)
Casual, comfortable, & modest clothing (Nike shorts/leggings, tennis shoes, and T-shirts are the usual attire). One T-Shirt will be provided. Preferably not Nike shorts for Mass on Sunday.
extra set of clothing in case of wet weather
swim suit (girls should wear a t shirt over 2 piece suits)
Closed toe shoes
Sweatshirt or jacket (we may be outside at night)
Reusable water bottle
Money for two or three inexpensive meals, snacks, or souvenirs
Cell phone or camera
Recreational equipment (i.e. basketball/Frisbee - there will be time for games)
Snack to share; to avoid allergies-
No peanuts please! (optional)
Something to kneel on during adoration (optional)
Small knapsack to carry to the convention (optional)
Reminder when packing:
please do not over-pack
Soft sided bags work best
Phones are allowed but should only be used for emergency & group activities. Students are responsible for items brought to retreat so please consider whether possible loss or damage is worth bringing the item. No electronic games please, we want students to be engaged in building a community atmosphere.
Emergency phone numbers:
Joelle Maryn 512-937-9417
Medications—will be kept by Joelle Maryn, must be properly labeled. Please include directions. If student needs to keep an inhaler or Epipen with them please send notes.
Blessings & Love,
Director of High School Youth Ministry
Jesus in your heart! Eternity in your mind!
The will of God in all your actions!
But above all, love, God’s love, entire love!
– St. Catherine of Genoa
Sent by Beverly Aviles on Wednesday, January 3 at 9:36AM