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Prolife Boot Camp
Prolife Boot Camp

Thu, Jul 07


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Prolife Boot Camp

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Jul 07, 2022, 5:00 PM – Jul 11, 2022, 6:30 PM

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About the event

Calling all Catholic youth, ages 14 to 17!

Come be inspired and empowered by the Church and the faithful to be soldiers for Life, upholding the digntiy of all life from conception till natural death.

2022 Theme: "Love" 

"See what love the Father has bestowed on us that we may be called the children of God." 1 John 3:1 

 Featured Speakers:

* Dr Patrick Castle, National LIFE Runners Team President and Co-Founder

Dr. Pat Castle is the founder of LIFE Runners, the world’s largest Pro-Life team with over 18,500 teammates who wear “REMEMBER The Unborn” jerseys as a public witness in nearly 2,200 cities.  He cofounded the annual Law of Life Summit and the annual A-Cross America Relay, the largest spanning Pro-Life event.  He grew up in Sioux Falls and graduated from the Air Force Academy. Pat earned a PhD in nano-analytical chemistry from the University of Illinois and is a board member at the Institute for Theological Encounter with Science and Technology. He did ten military assignments, including the Weapons of Mass Destruction defense officer at the base closest to Osama bin Laden on Sep 11th. While an Air Force Academy chemistry professor, Pat developed the ethics curriculum and coached the marathon team. He raced 22 marathons, highlighted by Marine Corps (2:53), Boston (2:59), Pikes Peak (17th), Great Wall (2nd). 

*Father Jonathan Meyer, Pastor for All Saints Parish in Guilford IN

 Since February 2014, Fr. Meyer has been the pastor of All Saints Parish, Dearborn County. Over the last  few years, Fr. Meyer's recorded homilies have gained attention on Youtube and he offers engaging motivation for teens and adults alike.  Fr Meyer also serves as a member of the Board of Directors for Seeking Excellence. 

*Father Ethan Moore, Pastor for Saint Monica-Saint George, Cincinnati OH

Before entering the seminary, Fr. Moore taught middle school in Texas and worked as a cheesemonger in California. He moved to rural Ohio as a teenager, having been born in Albuquerque, NM.  Fr. Moore attended Franciscan University of Steubenville, graduating in 2007 with degrees in Philosophy and Theology. While there, Fr. Moore  was inspired by the “knowledge and devotion of St. Francis" and has a kindered spirit with the Franciscan Daughters of Mary.  Father Moore is known as a dynamic Priest, gifted at inspiring the youth and college communities.

*Father Bob Rottgers, Pastor for St Philip, Melbourne KY

An Episcopalian by birth, he became a convert to Catholicism, after the death of his wife.  He entered the priesthood, and earned his degrees at the Pontifical College, Josephinum and Mundelein in Chicago.  After deaconate at St. John's, Carrollton, and some time at Saint Catherine of Siena, he was appointed pastor at Saint Philip during the summer of 2010.  Fr. Bob Rottgers shares key insights on the nature of spiritual warfare that he’s learned through his experience as the diocesan exorcist.

*Many other speakers and witnesses including  Sr Clare Marie, fdm, Jacuelyn Smith, Kim Wagner and Eric Ritchie.

Come for a retreat-style weekend experience that will strengten your heart for Christ and empower you to uphold the dignity of all life, from conception to natural death.  Daily Sacrements, Liturgy of the Hours and a holy location provide the foundation of all instruction and activities.  In true boot camp style, you will be trained spiritually, emotionally and intelectually.  Our Special Forces team will be your leaders and consist of local clergy, adult laity, engaged young adults and even Boot Camp alumni.

Note - Sunday night and Monday are a new option for Prolife Boot Camp 2022 and is a time of fellowship and community service.  This comes requested from previous campers.  We heard you loud and clear!  Please note on your online registration if you're committing to stay the full retreat, inlcuding this added option.  This is highly recommended but not required.  

Your registration fee of $100 includes private sleeping accomodations, meals and needed materials.

Registration fee mailed with your complete registration packet will be required.  Scholarships are available.

Prayerfully consider attending this timely and powerful retreat.

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