Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Camp Saint Joseph

"Christian perfection consists in union with God by the practice of virtue; it requires love of God and our neighbor and detachment of the heart from the things of this world." 
- My Catholic Faith, Bishop Morrow

.: July 14th - First Day :.

Setting Up Camp

"Then Solomon and all the assembly with him went to the high place which was at Gibeon, for God's tent of meeting was there, which Moses the servant of the Lord had made in the wilderness."
- 2 Chronicles 1:3

"The steps of the altar shall face east.” - Ezechiel 43:17

.: July 15th - Day Two :. 

Relay Races

Vasco Núñez de Balboa

. . . or just Balboa.

Dodge Ball - It looks easy, but it isn't.

.: July 16th - Day Three :. 

Archery and Shooting

"When a strong man, fully armed, guards his own house, his possessions are in peace."
- Luke 11:21

.: July 18th - Day Five :.

Team Building and building the spirit of Fraternity

Push ups and drills before breakfast. "We sleep and dream that life is beauty; we awake and find that it is also duty." - The Man of God by Very Rev. Charles J. Callan, O.P., S.T.M.

.: July 19th - Last Day of Camp :. 

"Put you on the armour of God, that you may be able to stand against the deceits of the devil. Stand therefore, having girded your loins with truth, and having put on the breastplate of justice, and your feet shod with the readiness of the gospel of peace: In all things taking up the shield of faith, with which you may be able to quench all the fiery darts of the most wicked one. And take unto you the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, that is, the word of God." - Ephesians 6:11-17

"Prayerful attention each morning to offer the works of the day to God will make the whole day a pleasing prayer." - The Man of God by Very Rev. Charles J. Callan, O.P., S.T.M.

Benedicamus Domino in aeternum!