Education - Youth and Adults

Abbey of the Hills offers several day and weekend retreats. For more information on them, visit

Broomtree Retreat Center offers several day and weekend retreats. For more information on them, visit

Bible Studies/Studies from
Bible Studies are available on, contact the office for a more directed study.

***For 2017-2018 Year we will be beginning on August 30th. ***
Begins the 1st Wednesday in September though the 1st Wednesday in May

for Grades K-6: 3:30 - 5pm
Class for Grades 7-12: 7 - 8:30pm

1st Holy Communion Retreat: Held the 1st Saturday of February each year from 8:30am - 12pm with a potluck lunch; One parent must attend with their child.
1st Holy Communion:
St. Bernard will try to have 1st Communion the first Sunday in April at the 10:30am Mass
        ***1st Communion will be on April 8th, 2018 due to Easter being on April 1st
        All Saints will have their 1st Communion during April at the 8:30am Mass
RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) is a program for the unbaptized, for members of other Christian denominations who wish to become Catholic or would like to learn more about the Catholic faith, and for those who are Catholic and need to be confirmed or would like a refresher on Church teaching and practice. Please call Fr. Tom at 472-2500 if you have any questions. RCIA Classes are Monday evenings at 7pm.

Marriage Preparation Classes: Father will meet with all couples at least 6 months before they are to be married. Please call him at 472-2500 for an appointment.
Baptismal Class: Father would like to meet with all parents Baptizing their child(ren). Please call him at 472-2500 for an appointment. 
Youth Retreats
SEARCH: Please register on the Diocesan website (
Jr. High Camp Retreat: Registration forms are now available near the Youth bulletin board for any 6th-8th grade student (Fall) to join us at Broom Tree
Going Deeper Retreat is available for any 11th-12th grade students who want to dive deeper into their relationship with Christ. The cost is $75 and registration forms and more information is available by the Youth bulletin board.
D-Camp registration forms are now available by the Youth bulletin board. Cost is $325/participant. There are 3 sessions available--get signed up soon!

World Youth Day: The next World Youth Day will be in 2019 in Panama City, Panama.