|Sixty-two girls from throughout the Midwestern US attended the St. Louis camp.|
June 28, 2011. Eureka, MS. “I have never been so
close to God.”
These are the words of Anna Skinner
from Wichita, Kansas, who attended the “R-U-N-2 Real Friends” Challenge summer camp in Eureka, Missouri. Girls from all over
the Midwestern United States attended the June 3 – 8,
2011, event at Camp Wyman.
Sixty-two girls representing Missouri, Kansas,
Iowa, Nebraska and Oklahoma enjoyed dynamic talks from guest speakers,
canoeing, rope courses, swimming, sports, special themed meals and other
“But most important was their encounter with Jesus Christ,” said
Regnum Christi consecrated woman Lisa Dwan, who helped facilitate the
The girls celebrated daily Mass led by Father Thomas Salazar,
LC, and were led by the RC consecrated women in
daily spiritual meditations. They also participated in Eucharistic adoration and
a special Eucharistic procession.
For many, this procession was the
highlight of their camp experience. The girls processed behind Father
Thomas who was carrying the Blessed Sacrament solemnly exposed. At
one moment they passed the Camp Wyman staff playing a
game of volleyball. The game stopped as players noticed the
girls singing in prayer, and they remained in silence until
the procession passed by.
|Challenge campers enjoy canoeing.|