Retreats

Busy Women's Retreats

FAC offers 2 Busy Women's Retreats throughout the calendar year: one during Advent, and one during Lent. This 5-day retreat has three half-hour components: 30 minutes of prayer as an individual, 30 minutes of prayer with a spiritual companion (Sister from the Monastery), and 30 minutes of group prayer with inter-generational women. Students may participate in this retreat and still attend their classes. It is offered once per semester.

See what participants said about this retreat:

  • "Bless this space between us."
  • "It has taught me that God is always with me and helping me find my way."
  • Fall 2015 Busy Women's Retreat Group Picture

    Women's Wilderness Retreat

    The Women's Wilderness Retreat is an overnight nature and prayer experience offered in February every year.

    See what participants said about this retreat:

    • "Even when your faith seems frozen, God can thaw the ice and show you His love."
    • "This retreat makes you a new person, it makes you more self-aware of your surroundings as well as encountering God in the peacefulness of the outdoors."
    • Women's Wilderness Retreat 2015 Group Picture

      Women's Wilderness Retreat

      Women's Wilderness Retreat

      One of the many highlights of this retreat includes praying the sunrise while sitting on the frozen lake.

      Reveal Sophomore Retreat

      In collaboration with SJU Campus Ministry, FAC offers the Reveal Sophomore Retreat. For the 2015-2016 school year, Reveal will be held Jan. 29-31, 2016

      See what participants said about this retreat:

      • "There is always room to deepen your relationship with Christ and one another, and this retreat helped reveal the path to more loving and true relationships."
      • "It was awesome to experience so much love from everyone, and to know that people love and care about me."

      Reveal Sophomore Retreat

      Reveal Sophomore Retreat

      On the Sophomore Retreat, participants engage in service downtown Minneapolis.

      Reveal Sophomore Retreat 2015

      Reveal Sophomore Retreat 2015

      Participants reflect on service and how God's Love is revealed to them in their lives.

      Latino Retreat, "Put on Christ"

      The Latino Retreat just had its first year, focusing on the themes of faith, hope, and love. The group was comprised of Latino(a) students from three colleges: CSB/SJU, University of St. Thomas, and St. Catherine University.

      See what participants said about the retreat:

      • "Campus Ministry has done an amazing job at creating events and programs for the Latin@ community that deepen our faith. It gives us a safe, familiar platform to further spiritually enrich our lives with other peers."
      •  "Great hospitable experience, small groups allowed for deeper connections and opened real honest conversation."

      Latino/a Retreat 2015

      Senior Mother-Daughter Retreat

      This retreat is for senior women and their mothers, and celebrates the Mother-Daughter relationship and bond.

      See what participants said about this retreat:

      • "Thank you so much for holding this retreat. It is a tremendously effective, meaningful way of processing this transition in the most important relationship in our lives. Thank you for creating the space and time to reflect and be together."
      • "This was a wonderful way to end my four amazing years at CSB, with the woman who brought me into this world."

        Senior Mother-Daughter Retreat 2014

        Online Retreat Resources

        www.sacredspace.ie

        http://www.loyolapress.com/3-minute-retreats-daily-online-prayer