A group of 35 students will be attending the Encounter with Christ Retreat along with 22 student leaders from October 25 to 27, according to Beth Barsotti, campus ministry. Faculty and staff members are asked to consider writing a note (palanca) to students they may know who will be attending the retreat. This is an opportunity to encourage students and express appreciation for them outside the classroom. Each retreatant will receive an envelope of surprise palanca. Please do not discuss this concept with students to keep it a surprise.
A list of those going on the retreat can be found at www.up.edu/campusministry/palanca. Please submit palanca to the campus ministry office in the Pilot House or St. Mary’s. Mark your envelope with “Encounter Retreat—(student’s name)” and bring it by Wednesday, October 23. Please forward any questions to Barsotti at 7463 or firstname.lastname@example.org.