Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Vines In the 21st YAG Wedding of the 21st Century, Gabby (Gabrielle) Swinny, a lifelong parishioner of St. Gertrude the Great (Ohio), married Joseph Vines from Omaha, Nebraska. The couple met at the 2022 YAG the year before, shortly after which Joseph packed up and moved to Ohio! The bride wore… Continue reading 21st YAG Wedding
104 attendees + Fr. McKenna Y'all just want pictures anyway, right? The talks from Fr. McKenna will be uploaded here eventually, and probably on the home page as well for easier reference. Just a SMALL taste of the amount of setup and cleanup that go into this event . . . that's only half the… Continue reading 2023 YAG Recap
We currently have 27 people signed up for the 2023 YAG - we're expecting about 100, so don't procrastinate TOO long or you just might find your spot taken! Current age range is 17 - 32. Don't be shy - bring your siblings, friends, and cousins (and their sisters, so we have more even numbers… Continue reading 27 Down, 75 to Go!
We have 50 people signed up for the 2022 YAG!!! And the last-minute, "Oh-my-goodness-I've-been-meaning-to-sign-up-but-I-keep-forgetting-when-is-the-deadline-again?" rush hasn't even started yet! And yes, before you ask, it's June 20. June. 2-0. Interestingly enough, it's almost a perfect 50/50 split between the guys and the girls, so there shouldn't be any shortage of dance partners if these numbers… Continue reading Halfway There!
91 people attended from the United States, Puerto Rico, and Australia This year, the YAG planners faced a bit of a dilemma - with the increasing numbers of eager YAGers attending every year, we are actually outgrowing Helfta Hall at St. Gertrude's. Food prep was also becoming a bit of a problem (especially refrigerator space),… Continue reading 2021 YAG Recap