Annual Meeting

Date and LocationAnnual_Meeting_2018

Tuesday, May 1 - Thursday, May 3, 2018
Loyola Retreat House, Faulkner, MD


Tuesday, May 1, 10:00 A.M. to
Thursday, May 3, 6:00 P.M.

Cost: $200/person (all single occupancy rooms)


Our Spiritual Director for the Annual Meeting will be Msgr. Charles Pope, gifted Catholic writer and speaker from the Archdiocese of Washington. 

Music and Worship lead by Curtis Stephan


  • Rev. J.D. Jaffe - Office of Vocations, Diocese of Arlington
  • Alejandro Aguilera-Titus - USCCB Office of Hispanic Affairs
  • Thérèse Bermpohl - Office of Marriage, Family, and Respect Life, Diocese of Arlington
  • Kevin Bohli - Office of Youth, Campus, and Young Adult Ministries, Diocese of Arlington



The Annual Meeting provides Directors of Youth Ministry and other adult leaders in youth ministry an opportunity to be refreshed and renewed in their ministry! The gathering includes formation, professional development and collaboration, retreat-oriented prayer and reflection, and uplifting fellowship among peers in youth work. 

Mass, Eucharistic Adoration, and opportunity for the Sacrament of Reconciliation are a part of this three-day experience of prayer and formation.

The Annual Meeting will include two Youth Ministry Certificate training courses: Methods and Skills for Youth Ministry and Multicultural Youth Ministry

Who’s Invited

All Directors of Youth Ministry, their volunteer teams, and all adults involved in youth work across the diocese are invited to the Annual Meeting.


For more info, contact Jeff Ghering at or 703-841-2559. Registration will be online. Information on how to register will be sent via the IN Box in March 2018.