San Damiano Encounter
A Faith-based Leadership Program for High School Students
Sunday, June 26 - Friday, July 1, 2016
A one week summer residential program
Cardinal Stritch University
6801 N. Yates Road
Milwaukee, WI 53217
Through a generous grant from the Lilly Foundation, we are able to offer this program to qualified participants at no charge.
- Come together with 24 young people who are interested in faith and who care about making a difference in their communities.
- Build community: pray together, learn together and have fun together.
- Get off campus to do service work and learn from your experiences.
- Get to know your young adult group leaders who can inspire, mentor, and guide.
- Bring your questions – the things you are curious about, the issues you wrestle with. Work with engaging teachers to make connections between your questions, your faith and your life.
- Grow in your relationship with God, develop as a leader and clarify your sense of purpose. At the end of the week, go forth with a strengthened commitment to bring healing to the world.
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“Who are you, God? And who am I? And what do you want me to do?”
When he was a young man, Francis of Assisi wrestled with questions.
He took those questions with him as he went to pray at the chapel of
San Damiano – and the encounter with Jesus he had there changed his life.