Join Father Richard Simon for a Morning Retreat for Teens on Friday, July 17 at Chesterton Academy


Join fellow junior and high school students from across the Twin Cities for a summer spiritual retreat with Father Richard Simon of the popular Relevant Radio® program, Fr. Simon Says!™ The goal of the retreat is to help teens to grow in their faith, make new friends, and help strengthen our community of Catholic teenagers across the Archdiocese. (Parents are invited, as well!)

Register Now for the Morning Retreat

The morning will start at Church of the Holy Family in St. Louis Park, with opportunity for confession and 8AM Mass, followed by sung Divine Mercy Chaplet and Benediction. We'll then transfer to Chesterton Academy for social time, time of reflection, and the LIVE broadcast of popular Relevant Radio® program "Fr. Simon Says" at 10:00AM. Retreat participants will have an opportunity to ask Father Simon questions during the live broadcast and in a special follow-up time with him after the broadcast concludes. We'll finish the retreat with a closing reflection and picnic lunch (weather permitting).

There is no cost to attend this special retreat by reservations are required. Click here to register now. Please register by Thursday, July 9. **Please note - transportation from Holy Family to Chesterton Academy is not included. Please contact us to arrange for a carpool.**

Want to ask a question on the live broadcast?Please register by July 6. You will be asked to submit your question as part of the online registration process.

Retreat Schedule

Church of the Holy Family (click here for directions) 5900 W Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55416

7:30AM - Confessions 8:00AM - Mass 8:30AM - Divine Mercy Chaplet / Benediction

Transfer to Chesterton Academy (click here for directions) 5300 France Ave. S., Edina, MN 55410 (inside Calvary Church)

9:15AM - Social Time / Reception 9:50AM - Broadcast Prep - Logistics 10:00AM - Live Broadcast of Father Simon Says 11:00AM - Follow-Up Questions After Broadcast Ends 11:30AM - Spiritual Reflection Noon - Closing Lunch

The event is sponsored by Relevant Radio® and hosted by Chesterton Academy. Please contact Chesterton Academy at 952-378-1779 with any questions.

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