St. John's/Holy Cross Teen ACTS Retreat
Adoration: Responding through prayer and worship to receiving God’s gifts of grace, mercy and love.
Community: Living and participating in the One Body of Christ as Church, beginning with the parish.
Theology: Deepening our relationship with God through prayerful study to better understand and fulfill His will for our lives.
Service: Answering the call to discipleship by following the model that Christ gave us
A Teen ACTS retreat is a three-day and three-night Catholic lay retreat for parish high school students, based on the Paschal Mystery of Jesus Christ. The retreat is presented by a team of parishioners composed of high school students, young adults (college age) and adults. The retreat begins on Thursday evening and ends Sunday with Mass celebrated with the parish community. Teen ACTS retreats are coed, consisting of male and female team members and retreatants.