Franciscan LEAD (LEAD for short) is a dynamic leadership opportunity for teens that are ready to step up to the next level in leadership and evangelization. It is a five day, Christ-centred, sacrament-soaked, prayer-fueled immersion in Catholic teachings on leadership, evangelization, discipleship inspired by the life and witness of St. Francis of Assisi.
Franciscan LEAD takes place on the Monday-Friday leading up to Steubenville Toronto (July 24-28, 2017). Youth can arrive Monday, July 24 anytime between 1:30-3pm. Please note that in order to participate in Franciscan LEAD, you must already be registered for Steubenville Toronto as you will be called upon to be a positive witness to others during the conference and afterwards.
LEAD will take place at Manresa Retreat Centre located at 2325 Liverpool Road, Pickering, ON.
Youth can apply for Franciscan LEAD for the summer after their grade nine year in high school through the summer after their last year in high school. We are looking for youth who:
The cost for Franciscan LEAD for 2017 is $395 per person. The cost includes training in discipleship and evangelization, resource book, official Franciscan LEAD t-shirt. It also includes accomodations and meals for the duration of the program. This cost does not include the registration fee for the conference weekend. Options for payment may be available through sponsorship by parish youth group for full or partial cost.
The application for Franciscan LEAD is exclusively online. The step by step process and link to the application is detailed here.
We are here to help! Feel free to contact John in our office at 416-599-7676 or by email here.
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