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September 2014

Young Adult Retreat
Live Differently, Following Christ With Saint Benedict

Date: Friday, Septebmer 5 - Sunday, September 7, 2014
Location: Camp Bernadette/Lake Wentworth, Wolfeboro, NH
Spiritual Leader: Father John Fortin, O.S.B.
Hosted by: the Diocese of Manchester Young Adult Ministry

CLICK HERE for more information and to register

WYD Krakow 2016

Groups interested in attending World Youth Day 2016 in Krakow, Poland are invited to the Diocesan Administration Building Auditorium for an informational meeting.

Date: Thursday, September 11, 2014
Time: 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Location: Diocese of Manchester Auditorium, 153 Ash Street, Manchester, NH 03104


34th Annual High Adventure Scout Retreat

For 34 years now, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and their leaders have been gathering the 3rd weekend in September to give a meaningful, spirit-filled beginning to a new year of scouting. Once again we Invite & challenge scouts to come meet new friends, celebrate their faith and scouting fellowship, have fun, and become the people God calls us to be! Over 150 scouts from throughout N.H. made this discovery at last year's retreat, and we would like to offer your scouts the same opportunity!

Date: Friday, September 12 to Sunday September 14, 2014
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The Parish as a School of Discipleship

The Diocese of Manchester and RCL Benzinger Publishers cordially invite you to a Continuing Formation Workshop for Cathechetical Leaders, Pastoral Associates, RCIA Coordinators, and Youth & Young Adult Ministers.

“I never knew that I was a disciple.”

Join us for an interactive experience which will provide participants an opportunity to explore questions such as:

What does it mean to be a disciple of Jesus and not merely a follower?
How can we integrate formation and action for discipleship?
What are the best practices that foster discipleship?

September 25, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
lunch included
St. Matthew Parish, 2 Searles Road, Windham, NH

National Certification Standard: #4 Pastoral

Register Online

Download Mail-in Registration Form

October 2014

2014-2015 High School Retreats

The Diocesan Youth Ministry Office has teamed up with Rivier University’s Office of Campus Ministry to offer day-long retreats for high school students in the diocese.

Retreats are designed for 9th and 10th graders.

Rivier students and staff will facilitate the day, which will include a celebration of the Eucharist.


Ocober 5, 2014
November 2, 2014
February 8, 2015
March 22, 2015

Location: Rivier University, Dion Center Reception Room
Time: 9:15 a.m. registration, 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. program. Lunch will be included.

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Catechetical Leaders Day with the Bishop

Date: October 23, 2014
Time: 10 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (Hospitality and Registration begins at 9:30 a.m.)
Location: St. Pius X Parish, 575 Candia Rd., Manchester, NH

DOWNLOAD the flyer and mail-in registration.

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Celebrate Youth Sunday
Youth Ministry Awards

Date: Sunday, October 26, 2014
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: St. Joseph Cathedral


NET Ministries Retreat Dates

Date: October 28 - November 20, 2014

November 2014

Confirmation Prep Project Session II

Date: Monday, November 3, 2014
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: St. Elizabeth Seton Church, Bedford, NH

March 2015

Youth Ministers Retreat

Save the Date: March 13 & 14, 2015

April 2015

Youth Ministers Day with the Bishop

Save the Date: Saturday, April 11, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.


Catholic Scouting Awards

Save the Date: April 19, 2015
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: St. Joseph Cathedral Manchester

May 2015


Save the Date: Saturday, May 2, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.|
Location: Saint Anselm College, Manchester, NH

Diocese of Manchester
The Catholic Church in New Hampshire

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Manchester, NH 03105-0310
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