Young Mercy Leaders 2021
Tue 13 July - Thurs 15 July 2021. Online
Maximum places: 300
The Young Mercy Leaders experience will be offered virtually in three hour sessions across three days with keynote speakers, small group discussions, and virtual activities. Sessions will highlight stories of Mercy, provide leadership formation opportunities, and present Mercy initiatives across the globe. Sessions will begin each day at 4pm EST - 9pm GMT - 6am Sydney. The aim of this three day retreat is to provide participants with the opportunity to connect with individuals from around the world while learning more about Mercy leadership.
Individuals who are enrolled or have recently graduated from a Mercy high school or Mercy college/university and are between the ages of 15-25 are welcome to participate. Group leaders from these institutions are also welcome to attend the conference.
To RSVP for both individuals and groups please submit the Google Form linked here. Questions can be directed to Elizabeth MacNeal, Head of Heritage and Spirituality, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sample Itinerary (subject to change):
Day One: Catherine and Leadership
The story of Baggot Street, young lay leaders, and global foundresses. Opening ritual, keynote speaker, break out group, activity: tour of Baggot Street
Day Two: Mercy and Justice
MIA's work at the United Nations. Opening prayer, keynote speaker and Mercy Global Action presentation, break out group, justice activity
Day Three: Moving Forward in Mercy: Leadership Formation
Envisioning our future. Opening, keynote speaker, break out group, leadership formation experience, closing ritual
*Details on keynote speakers coming soon