Religious and Spiritual Life

Some Retreat Options

What is a Retreat?

Fr. Ron Rolheiser, O.M.I. offers a good introduction to 'retreat' and begins speaking about 'Sabbath time' in the Youtube video preview of a 10-part video issued in 2010. See"Creating Sabbath Space"

Seven-days-a-week, 24-hour Chapel

Blessed Sacrament Church Adoration Chapel is always open. Come, contemplate. Visit online at Adoration Chapel

Several Retreats On Line

You can visit the 3 minute retreat online anytime - in the Jesuit tradition 3-Minute-Retreat

The 'Busy Person's Retreat' is popular - one online is offered by the Sisters of St Joseph of Carondolet Busy Person

Somewhere In The Middle

(because of the online retreats with optional SKYPE companioning option and the email component for some options) ----The Benedictine Nuns of Holy Trinity Monastery, Herefordshire Shared Cloister Retreats

Several Retreat Centers/ On-site/Retreats

See the Holy Family Retreat House --Many formats for men, women, families, groups

Check out the retreats that happen to be listed in the "off-campus opportunities" page -- (scroll down for retreats in the list. This will be updated from time to time.)

Campion Center -- Campion in the Jesuit tradition, a retreat center outside Boston.

Creighton University offers a 34-week retreat in the Jesuit Tradition, for everyday life Creighton 34-Week Everyday Life Retreat

The Newman spring 2013, 2014, and 2015 retreats took place at The St. Anthony Monastery in Kennebunk. Sr. Chris Clark, DHM and Fr. Warren Savage facilitate. We always have a great experience in Christ. Consider taking time away yourself sometime this year.

Advent Retreat with Mass 12/14/14 10am-3pm

"Finding My Voice" retreat with Fr. Warren Savage and Mary Keator. Open to all but designed especially for college students at the end of a full semester, the retreat includes Mass, conferences on the Lectionary readings, lunch, and time to take a breath in God. $35 fee covers lunch and all materials. Full scholarships will be provided for college student registrants. Spaces are limited and registration is necessary: " DeCice Hall Events and Registration (scroll to base of page). This retreat will be offered at DeCice Hall and the Chapel at the Marian Center, 1365 Northampton Street, Holyoke MA. (Travel to and from campus will be arranged.)