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Retreats

New Student Retreat Group Photo
New​ Student Retreat Group Photo
New​ Student Retreat Group Photo
New​ Student Retreat Group Photo
Search 11 Retreat
Search 11 Retreat​​
Women's Retreat group photo
​Women's Retreat​
Men's Retreat
Men'​s Retreat

For more information about Catholic Campus Ministry retreat opportunities, or to sign up, stop by Suite 104 in the Lincoln Park Student Center or contact Catholic Campus Ministry at 773.325.4134.

2017-2018 Retreats

New Student Retreat | September 2-3, 2017 | Pallotti Retreat Center

The New Student Retreat takes place in September, and seeks to help first-year students build meaningful relationships within our community, reflect on their transition into college and look forward to their college career with good guidance. Some students who have previously experienced the New Student Retreat point to this shared experience as a time when they truly connected with people who became their closest college friends. Through the retreat you can find your spiritual community and explore different activities and opportunities for involvement within the Catholic Campus Ministry community.

Reserve your spot today by visiting go.depaul.edu/newstudentretreat. ​

New Student Retreat | October 21-22, 2017 | Lasalle Manor

If you are not able to attend the New Student Retreat in September, never fear! We have another New Student Retreat that takes place in October. This retreat seeks to help first-year students build meaningful relationships within our community, reflect on their transition into college and look forward to their college career with good guidance. Some students who have previously experienced the New Student Retreat point to this shared experience as a time when they truly connected with people who became their closest college friends. Through the retreat you can find your spiritual community and explore different activities and opportunities for involvement within the Catholic Campus Ministry community.

Reserve your spot by visiting: go.depaul.edu/newstudent

Latinx Student Retreat | January 27-28, 2018 | Cabrini Retreat Center

Come together with fellow Latinx students to build meaningful relationships within the DePaul community while reflecting on our faith through the lens of our cultural and ethnic traditions. If you are interested in being a team member on the retreat, please contact Joshua Smyser-DeLeon in the CCM Office, Catholic Campus Ministry. ​

Reserve your spot by visiting: go.depaul.edu/latinxretreat​

Search 12 Retreat | February 23-25, 2018 | Cabrini Retreat Center

The Search Retreat is an off-campus weekend for sophomores, juniors and seniors. This retreat is designed for all who are searching for something more in life, with a focus on reflecting and building upon your relationship with yourself, others and God.

Regardless of where you are on your faith journey, Search seeks to offer you a meaningful experience. Search includes student reflections, opportunities for quiet reflection, small group discussions, free time and a variety of interactive community building activities. The Search Retreat also includes the exploration of various elements of the Christian faith including the topics of community, identity, discipleship, forgiveness, prayer and the body of Christ.

Search Retreat is implemented at colleges, universities, parishes and other organizations throughout the country and even throughout the world. Each community implements the retreat in different ways. Here at DePaul we are building the Search tradition, which many people have found to be very helpful to their college journey, their faith and their community. Be part of the community, be on Search! ​​​

Reserve your spot by visiting: go.depaul.edu/SearchRetreat​.

Lenten Retreat | Begins March 7, 2018 - On campus

Lenten Retreat is an on-campus retreat designed to fit around your schedule. During this important season of focused prayer, the Lenten Retreat offers a way to pay attention to your life and God's movement within it. Once a week during each of the weeks of Lent, you and an experienced spiritual guide will meet one-on-one to talk about the important happenings of your week and how God is moving and working in your life. The retreat begins and ends with a simple opening and closing for those who can make it, and there will be daily reflections to utilize on your own time to supplement your prayer life. Please join us in retreat during this important time of the year. ​

Women's Retreat | April 13-15, 2018 | Location TBD

The Women's Retreat is a retreat for women to come together for a time of introspection, reflection, sharing, discovering wisdom, strength, healing, joy and much more in the light of faith. Spend a weekend with your fellow women focused on your relationship with God while in the context of community. The Women's Retreat takes place during Spring Quarter. ​​

Men's Retreat | April 20-22, 2018 | Location TBD

Are you a man? Come explore what it means to be a man of faith and integrity in the world today. The Men's Retreat is a weekend designed by men for men. The weekend incorporates community service, education, bonding, discussion, prayer, outdoor activities and listening to the wisdom of your fellow man while discovering the wisdom within. This weekend retreat takes place in Spring Quarter, is sponsored by the Catholic Men's Group, and is open to all DePaul students interested in growing as powerful, courageous men of faith and integrity. ​

Senior Retreat | May 11-12, 2018 | Palotti Retreat Center

The Senior Retreat is a weekend-long, off-campus retreat specifically dedicated to DePaul seniors gathering to reflect on and celebrate their time at DePaul and to prepare to transition to life after DePaul. It is a fun, relaxing, purposeful and memorable way to cap off your college experience with friends, peers and staff mentors. Seniors are welcomed and encouraged to attend this meaningful weekend. ​