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Young Adult Retreat at the Palisades


  • Arcbishop Brunett Retreat Center at the Palisades 4700 Southwest Dash Point Road Federal Way, WA, 98023 United States (map)

“Experiencing the Living Church: Liturgy for the People or the People for the Liturgy?”

Young Adult Retreat - May 4 - 6

Led by: Fr. Marcin Szymanski, OP

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$99.50 per Person

Note: This retreat is for young adults ages 21-35.

During this retreat, we will explore the place of the human person within the Church and within the liturgy. We will look into the documents of the Second Vatican Council and the thoughts of John Paul II for guidance. We will also immerse ourselves in the liturgy: The Liturgy of the Hours, the Eucharist, the Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, and the Sacrament of Penance.

Read our Q&A with Fr. Marcin here!

Fr. Marcin Szymański O.P. (both name and surname are rather unpronounceable, but you can try with “Mar-chin”) is a native of Poland. During high school he started attending Dominican Youth Ministry in his native Warsaw. He liked it so much that he joined the Dominican Friars just after high school at the age of 19. During his studies, Fr. Marcin lived in Dublin, Ireland for a year. He returned to Ireland after his ordination, serving the Polish community in Ireland for two years. In 2013 he was moved to Seattle, where he served as Associate Pastor at our Blessed Sacrament Parish. From 2015-2017, he served at Prince of Peace Catholic Newman Center at the University of Washington. Presently, he lives in Salt Lake City ministering at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Newman Center and Parish. In his spare time, Fr. Marcin likes hiking, books, and games (computer, board, card etc.).

Earlier Event: May 2
Lunch With Friends
Later Event: May 5
Saint Padre Pio at St. James