Christ's Light in All Youth (CLAY)

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"Indeed, like clay in the hand of the potter, so are you in my hand, house of Israel.” Jeremiah 18:6

Christ’s Light in All Youth (CLAY) is a one-day retreat for high school freshman and sophomores.  CLAY uses videos, activities and creative forms of prayer to impact the spiritual lives of its candidates. You will examine, in a hands-on way, how God the potter molds you, the clay.

Candidate Application/Brochure Request to Serve Application


DatesLocationApplication Priority Date
(after date call to see if space is available)
Dec. 2, 2017All Saints, WichitaNov. 30, 2017
April 7, 2018All Saints, WichitaMar. 28, 2018
Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Who can go on a CLAY Retreat?

A: Freshman and sophomores in high school. Adults who work with youth are also welcome to participate.

Q: How long does the CLAY Retreat last?

A: CLAY begins on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. and ends at 8:00 p.m.

Q: Where does the CLAY Retreat take place?

A: CLAY retreats are held at various locations in the diocese.

Q:How much does CLAY cost & how do I get registered?

A: CLAY costs $30 which includes 2 meals and all materials.* A $15 NON-REFUNDABLE deposit is due with your application; the remaining $15 is due when you arrive for the retreat. Please mail your deposit and completed application to the Office of Faith formation. Make checks payable to Catholic Diocese of Wichita. A confirmation letter and a list of what to bring will be mailed to you prior to the retreat.

*Partial scholarships are available.