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Aug 08, 2022
@ 77002 K C Camp Rd

Leadership Retreat 2022 is mandatory for all Student Leaders at CTK and a highly formative time with community bonding before the Fall Semester. For the first time ever, we have special guests including Fr. John Riccardo leading the formation for this 4 day, 3 night retreat!

Please read the FAQs below for details!


Camp Abbey

77002 K C Camp Road
Covington, LA 70435


The total cost of this 4 day, 3 night “get-away” retreat including the amazing formation provided by Fr. John Riccardo and his team is only $135!!

DON’T WAIT: Anyone who registers before May 6th, the last day of classes, will get a $25 discount!!

So register today 🙂

Students can apply in the Spring semester for the leadership roles below:

  • Small Group Leader
  • Alpha Leader
  • Music Ministry
  • Confirmation Core Team
  • Content Capture (Photography/Videography)
  • Social Event Planning Committee
  • Service Planning Committee
  • Encounter Planning Committee
  • Freshman Outreach Committee

In addition, any student already in a role below is considered a Student Leader

  • Student EMHC
  • Student Lector
  • Cornerstone Café Employee
  • JPII Household Member
  • FOCUS Discipleship Member
  • Tiger Awakening Servantship
  • Hispanic Ministry
  • Altar Server / EME
  • Resident Sacristan
  • Night Receptionist

Fr. John Riccardo was ordained a priest of the Archdiocese of Detroit in 1996. He is the Founder and Executive Director of ACTS XXIX, a non-profit apostolate that exists to help get God’s world back by equipping clergy and lay leaders for the apostolic age in which we live.

Fr. John is a graduate of the University of Michigan, the Gregorian University in Rome, and the Pope John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and the Family.

He is the host of the podcast, “You Were Born for This with Fr. John Riccardo” and the radio program “Christ is the Answer.”

Get a sneak peek of some of the content he’ll bring to LR22 below: (from minute 1:28-5:39)

Someone has Come to Fight: The Kerygma | Fr. John Riccardo

Jordan Lane can provide you with an excuse letter to request an allowable absence from these Greek Life commitments.

We understand that there are fees and other concerns, but usually there is no penalty for being excused for this retreat. Contact her at and remember that the earlier you ask, the more likely you are to have success!