Easter Campus Ministry Retreat


“Evangelization and the Synod: From Rome to Your Campus”


St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY

April 25, 2019

CCMA and the Campus Ministry Office of St. John Fisher College will host an Easter Campus Ministry Retreat. We will explore the recent Youth Synod and its implications on the New Evangelization as it takes form on college campuses.

Guest Presenters

Prevain Devendran
2018 Synod Social Media Team

Emilie Callan
Journalist, Community Ambassador of Salt + Light Television
Young Canadian at Synod

Michael St. Pierre, Ed.D.
Executive Director, Catholic Campus Ministry Association

Special Event

Wednesday, April 24 at 7 p.m. ET
Please join us at a complimentary pre-release screening
of Salt + Light Media’s The Francis Impact.


$45 CCMA Members
$55 All Others
Members: Contact bolinger@ccmanetwork.org for discount code


April 25, 2019

  • 9:00 a.m. Registration/Hospitality

  • 10:00 Introductions and Opening Prayer

  • 10:15-11:00 Behind the Scenes at the Synod

  • 11:00-11:10 Break

  • 11:10-11:50 Panel of Synod Youth Guests: A Young Adult’s Perspective

  • 11:50 Campus Tour

  • 12:30 p.m. Mass with celebrant Bishop Emeritus Matthew H. Clark, Diocese of Rochester

  • 1:15 Lunch

  • 2:00 Evangelizing the Nones: Trends in Campus Ministry Dr. St. Pierre

  • 2:30-3:00 Table Discussions

  • 3:00-3:15 Break

  • 3:15-4:00 Q&A on The Francis Impact/Synod/Personal Reflection

  • 4:00 Closing prayer, remarks and departure

Transportation & Accommodations

  • The nearest airport is Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC) and is conveniently located approximately 13 miles from St. John Fisher College. 

    • Rental cars, shuttles, Uber/Lyft and other modes of transportation are available for your convenience, as well as other travel information. 

  • Woodcliff Hotel and Spa is approximately eight miles from St. John Fisher College and 15 miles from the airport. The rate is $129 per night plus tax. Please use the code CAMPUS MINISTRY RETREAT to secure this rate. Call 585.381.4000 or visit online for more information. 


If your campus or organization would like to support the One-Day Retreat, please contact Chrysta Bolinger at bolinger@ccmanetwork.org to learn about the opportunities for sponsorship and more.