Overnight and Weekend Retreats

The Office for Spirituality offers a number of overnight and weekend retreats over the course of the academic year.  All student retreats are open to every student regardless of religious affiliation.  Our Retreat Policy applies to all retreats, including that (unless otherwise specified) the cost of each retreat is only $15 for on campus retreats, $20 for one night overnight retreats, and $30 for two night retreats. Financial help available.

For more information about these and other retreat opportunities, visit our offices at ASC 207 or contact spirituality@stthomas.edu.

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Coming up soon:

Nov 15 2019

					Crossroads Retreat

Friday, November 15, 2019, 4:30 PM - 12:00 PM Friday, November 15th to Sunday, November 17th

Exploring God's call to greatness Read More

Dec 11 2019

					Advent Morning Retreat

Wednesday, December 11, 2019, 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Holy Darkness, Joyful Hope: Advent Morning Retreat for Faculty and Staff Read More

Feb 28 2020

					Silent Retreat

Friday, February 28, 2020, 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM Friday, February 28th through Sunday, March 1st

The Invitation and Challenge of Ignatian Spirituality Read More

Apr 17 2020

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Friday, April 17, 2020, 5:30 PM - 2:00 PM April, 17-19

"Kairos" means God's time. This retreat is designed to teach us how to live each moment in the eyes of God, doing His will. Read More

Retreat Descriptions

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First Year Retreat

Get your St. Thomas journey off to a good start by joining the First Year Retreat. Invite God in and integrate faith into your college life. Join us for a great time of prayer, sharing, and fellowship as we explore how we might more fully invite God into all aspects of college life. This overnight retreat offers an opportunity to deepen your relationship with God and form new relationships with others.

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Muslim Retreat

Designed for Muslim undergraduate students and grounded in the traditions of Islam, this day long retreat experience offers time for personal reflection, community building, and fellowship away from the commotion of college life.

Join other Muslim students from St Thomas and St Kate’s in this time together for prayer, reflection and fellowship together.

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Kairos

This retreat is designed to experience God’s presence in our lives and to recognize how every moment of our lives is God’s time. Be part of this wonderful weekend of fellowship and prayer and rediscover the depth of God’s love for you and come out stronger in faith, hope and love.

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Silent Retreat

Silent retreats have been a part of the Christian spiritual tradition for centuries. By taking the time to calm our minds, we can listen to God more clearly and discern His will for us. Come and deepen your experience of Christ by joining us for our annual silent retreat weekend. This retreat is open to undergraduate and graduate students.

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Latinx Retreat

Latinx Retreat

This offering is co-sponsored by St. Catherine's University, College of St. Benedict, University of St. Thomas and St. John's University. Students from all three instutions will join together in gather for prayer and fellowship.

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Morning Retreats

These mini-retreats will be offered during the liturgical seasons of Lent and Advent for faculty and staff. A guest will lead participants in short readings and reflections in order to help us enter into the liturgical season. Snacks and refreshments are provided.

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Senior Retreat Day

What is happening between you and God as you approach graduation? How will you nurture your faith once you leave campus? If you are a Senior, we invite you to spend time reflecting on such questions on the annual Senior Retreat.

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Crossroads Retreat

God calls each of us all in a unique way and gives us a mission that no one else can accomplish.  Your college years are a time to ponder this calling, discerning what your place in the world is. Where is God calling you? Where is your passion? What is your mission? Where and how do you fulfill it?

CROSSROADS is a time devoted to these questions as a foundation for continued discernment, grounded in the recognition that God has called you to fulfill your potential and the mission that he has for you.

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