Eighth-grade Confirmation candidates from Epiphany Parish, Brick, enjoy a faith exercise during the “Be the Hero” retreat, led by Zach Morris, a student in The Catholic University of America, Washington, who is earning a bachelor of arts degree in theology and religious studies with a pastoral ministry certificate. The day began with Mass, followed by lunch, ice breakers, discussions, interactive groups and contemporary music.  The day ended with Adoration and Benediction led by Father Michael Santangelo, parish pastor, pictured in back. Photo courtesy of Michele Evans