For more than a decade, St. Malachy has been taking a group of teens to the Steubenville Youth Conference at Franciscan University of Steubenville in Steubenville, Ohio. It began with Kevin Lillis taking his son and his son's friend one year, and gradually increased to the point where there have been 40+ teens attend. Over the years we have had many teens from other parishes attend with us as well. We have special matching shirts made up for each day of the trip.
Two years ago we made a change and attended the Steubenville On The Lake Conference in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Due to unforeseeable circumstances they were not able to come to an agreement for 2019. The conference will return to Steubenville on the Lake in 2020.
Steubenville St. Paul will be July 26-28, 2019. https://steubenvilleconferences.com/youth/nstp/
We will depart St. Malachy Friday July 26, 2019 around 8:00 a.m. We will go to Mall of America and visit the indoor theme park Nickelodeon Universe. https://nickelodeonuniverse.com/ Monday our group will go on a pilgrimage to the National Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in LaCrosse, WI. https://www.guadalupeshrine.org/ We will be back at St. Malachy on Monday July 29, 2019 around 8:00 p.m.
I originally put $205 for the cost but did not have the extra $18 for the extra night on Campus or the sack lunch for immediately after the conference. So the total cost for conference, extra Sunday night stay at University of St. Thomas, and a sack lunch after the conference is $233 / person. Cost for transportation will be figured out at a later date when we get final numbers. Extra money will be needed for food when we are not at the conference and spending money for souvenirs etc. There will be multiple fundraising opportunities to reduce the cost of the trip. They will need money for 3 meals after the conference as well. And 1 meal on the way up to the conference on the bus ride.
$233 + transportation + 3 tshirts for the 3 days we are there + indoor theme park + meal at Shrine = It will be less than $400 per person for a 4 day trip.(Extra 4 meals and souvenirs not included)
Looking forward to and AWESOME trip and YOU "BELONG" there! 1 John 3:1 "See what love the Father has bestowed on us that we may be called the children of God."
Any questions please contact Bob Thoene at firstname.lastname@example.org or 563-529-0529.