A camp for young Catholic men to deepen their faith
and seek God’s call in their lives
July 8 – 11, 2018
For teen guys: incoming 10th grade – just graduated seniors
St. Patrick’s Seminary, Menlo Park
Sponsored by the Diocesan Vocations Offices of Northern California
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“Quo Vadis” is the Latin phrase for “Where are you going?” Legend tells us that St. Peter asked Jesus this question on the outskirts of Rome.
The Quo Vadis Retreats offer guidance and time in prayer, as well as classic camp activities like sports, hiking and great food. You will have the chance to meet and hang out with diocesan seminarians, who serve as group leaders and help run the retreat.
If you answered yes to all 3, then we invite you to sign up!
Note: Although this is hosted by vocations offices, this retreat is NOT meant to force you to become a priest (or into any other vocation)! It’s about hanging out with other guys who want to grow deeper in their Catholic faith.
“Everyone needs this.” – Samuel, Arlington Quo Vadis Camper
NOTE: Registration will open on March 1, 2018 (limited number of spots!)
Who is invited?
Catholic High School young men in the Northern California area
This Quo Vadis Retreat is organized by NorCal Vocations, a collaboration between the Vocations Offices of the Diocese of San Jose, Archdiocese of San Francisco, Diocese of Sacramento, Diocese of Monterey, and Diocese of Stockton
How much does it cost?
$200. Scholarships are available – contact the our Quo Vadis for more info -quovadis-at-dsj.org
APPLICATION PROCESS: (Retreat application/registration period opens March 1, 2018; retreat application available for download mid-February)
1. Download and complete retreat application
3. Applicants receive acceptance status via email
4. Retreatants pay registration fee
5. GET READY FOR QUO VADIS!
Got More Questions?
Contact our team by emailing quovadis-at-dsj.org
Quo Vadis Retreats in the US
Quo Vadis Retreats are led in many dioceses across the US, giving young men the opportunity to discern God’s plan for their lives and grow in their relationship with Christ. Learn more at http://qvdays.org/
I have teen boys in my ministry that I think would love attending Quo Vadis. What should I do?
Please invite them! Hand him a Quo Vadis Flyer, letting him know why you want to encourage him to attend.
I work with a great Catholic young man who is excited to follow Jesus, but I don’t want to push him to become a priest. Is this a retreat for young Catholic men called to other vocations, too?
Yes! This retreat is NOT a discernment retreat. It is for young Catholic men interested in deepening their faith. Following the universal call to holiness is the primary message of the retreat, and in that context, we will be discussing each particular Vocation to priesthood, marriage, and consecrated life.
If there is a young teenage man at your parish who is ready to go deeper in his faith with other young men and great role models, invite him!
What are some other easy ways I can help?
Check that the Quo Vadis retreats are being advertised in your bulletin and Mass announcements. If not, see below for promotional material.
Don’t know any boys that should attend? Ask your youth minister, altar server trainer, confirmation coordinator, or pastor if they have invited any young men to attend (print this flyer in case they haven’t) If they have, learn the first name of the young man, and start praying for him!
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BULLETIN & MASS ANNOUNCEMENTS
QUO VADIS 2018: PRAYER + BROTHERHOOD + ADVENTURE!
Attention Catholic teen guys! Do you know where your life is going? The Lord Jesus has a great plan for you! You are invited to attend the 2018 Quo Vadis Retreat July 8 – 11 to look at the Lord’s call in your life while having fun.
The Quo Vadis Retreat is a camp for high school men in 10 – 12 grade. Led by priests, seminarians and college men, it will include prayer, Mass, sports tournaments, great food, discussions, hiking, and talks. The camp will be at St. Patrick’s Seminary in Menlo Park. Total cost is $200 (scholarships available). If you are interested, please contact our pastor or check out www.dsj.org/QuoVadis
If you know a young man who might enjoy the camp, invite him to take a look!
Catholic teen men in 10th to 12th grade are invited to explore the Lord’s call in your life at the 2018 Quo Vadis Retreat July 8 -11. This camp includes prayer, sports, talks, and more, helping you to know Jesus more deeply and have fun with other young men, priests, and seminarians. To learn more, talk to our pastor, go to dsj.org/QuoVadis, or see our bulletin.