Around the School Bell: The Stay-Awake-Athon Retreat – The Tablet
We attended the annual Stay-Awake-Athon overnight retreat held at St. Thomas Aquinas, Flatlands. The retreat was led by Father Dwayne Davis, pastor, and hosted by the Vicariate of Black Catholic Concerns (VBCC).
“My favorite part of the event was when we broke into groups to analyze what we learned from what the speaker said,” shared Jezikiah, from Our Lady of Charity, Crown Heights.
The eventful evening began on Friday night, Feb. 22 and went into Saturday morning, Feb. 23. The event consisted of youth from multiple parishes including St. Thomas Aquinas, Flatlands; St. Vincent Ferrer, East Flatbush; Sacred Heart Church, Fort Greene; Our Lady of Charity and St. Matthews, both Crown Heights. More….