with GSS at Kateri Day Camp " Participant
- I found
the daily prayer and reflection before camp allowed all to share
and find a special meaning to the day and events.
- The program
was full of new, unique and great experiences. It gave all of the
participants the opportunity to use a special skill and enabled us
to put forth what we could to help the children.
- The programs
was a great opportunity to learn and see how God is present in everyone
and everything. The daily events and activities were greatly developed;
everything produced a positive feeling, emotion and inner peace.
- It was
great to be able to regroup and share with the others at the end
of each day.
- The readings
were inspirational, helping me to focus on the very reasons we came:
to serve and love those who need it most.
- The "free"
time after camp which included bike riding, swimming, etc. was an
with the Kateri kids really gave me a chance to reach out and connect
to those who may not have otherwise experienced such a bond. I am
glad to have brought a smile to those faces.
- The special
get togethers with the Good Shepherd Sisters was very helpful. It
gave me a chance to understand the mission which I found inspiring.
- I have
never had the combination of reflection and working with a camp before
therefore it was great and exceeded anything I could envision.
- I felt
we were given a good amount of time to relax from the camp and then
come together at the end of the day and still get to bed at a good
- The openness
and approachability of everyone at the house and camp was so helpful.
Not only were the people welcoming and friendly but we were made
to feel very comfortable and so any questions that came up were asked
and always answered.
- I think
having the opportunity to meet and eat with some of the Sisters was
just as valuable to "orientation" as the more formal videos!
- The hospitality
was never ending and very much appreciated!
access to the pool has been fabulous and I've thoroughly enjoyed
all of my conversations with each of the Sisters. The bikes were