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Together in Spirit: Season 2!
~Upcoming: November 3rd  7PM-8PM (Middle School)

Together in Spirit is a virtual gathering for middle-school students in the Diocese of Crookston. It is created to engage young people and connect them with other Catholic youth across the Diocese of Crookston.

The mission of the Together in Spirit gatherings is to offer hope, talk about Jesus and share in his story.

Together in Spirit is produced by hip-hop artist / Catholic evangelist Joe Melendrez. Together in Spirit is for young people no matter where they are in their faith journey; they are welcome to be a part of this virtual gathering.

Each gathering, youth participants of Together in Spirit will hear live messages from nationally and internationally recognized Catholic evangelists, meet other youth across the diocese in breakout groups, and have time for Q & A with our speakers.

For more information and to access the Zoom Link for Together in Spirit: Season 2, contact your youth minister.

Together in Spirit: Season 2 Lineup:

October 6 Hannah Schaefer 7 PM to 8 PM
November 3 Joe Melendrez 7 PM to 8 PM
December 1 Monét Souza 7 PM to 8 PM
January 12 Fr. Josh Johnson 7 PM to 8 PM


THE REASON FOR HOPE: 24-Hour Youth Formation Retreats
~Upcoming: October 16th-17th (9th-12th Grade)

The Diocese of Crookston will be hosting 24-hour Formation retreats for students in grades 9-12. The theme for this year is “The Reason for Hope” based on 1 Peter 3:15: “But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect”.

The goal of these retreats is to facilitate opportunities for encounter and build on those encounters with Jesus Christ – providing our youth with ways to articulate the hope that lives inside them.
Retreats will take place at Camp Castaway near Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. Each retreat will be involve a professional worship leader and a team of youth ministers, young adults and other leaders from around the Diocese of Crookston. Retreats will begin Saturday afternoon at 2:00 PM and end on Sunday afternoon at 2:00 PM. Cost is $75.00 (Financial assistance available)

 The retreat dates are:
• October 16 -17 with Joe Melendrez
• January 22-23 with Jon Martin
• March 5-6 with Aly Aleigha
• April 23-24 TBA

For more information contact Hope Bach or Bob Noel (Formator, Office of Formation in Discipleship) at 
218-281-4533 ext. 439 or

Middle School Youth Rally
~October 21st, 2021
This year’s Rally (Theme: "Created") will be held on Thursday, October 21 at the Lincoln High School in Thief River Falls. The day will run from 10am-7pm and will include Praise & Worship, powerful keynotes, Mass & Reconciliation, lunch & supper, inflatable obstacle course, human foosball tournament, art projects and more!
The total cost of the trip is $45, which includes the event registration fee, transportation, and meals. Please turn in a completed registration form along with the $45 fee to the Cathedral Parish office by Oct 14. Please make checks out to Cathedral Parish.

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Theology of the Body Night with Aly Aleigha! 
~November 7th, 2021

November 7th We are excited to announce an evening Zoom session for parents and high school students. Theology of the Body with Aly Aleigha (See: Aly is a professional Catholic singer, songwriter and speaker. Mark your calendars for Sunday, Nov. 7th from 8-9 PM.
*Stay tuned for Zoom details which will be made available soon!

High School Youth Rally
~February 27th, 2022

Save the date for the high school youth rally! Sunday, February 27th. We are looking forward to welcoming Aly Aleigha and Jon Martin for this event! Theme, Location, and other details TBA.