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Retreats for Juniors and Seniors

Thanks to an anonymous donor, participant fees for UD retreats have been reduced for the 2019-2020 academic year.  Further financial assistance is still available for all.  If you'd like more information on financial assistance please indicate that when registering for a retreat.

Retreat Options for Juniors and Seniors

This experience is a spiritual journey without leaving campus.  Each week throughout Lent you will receive a reflection resource via email that we ask you to pray with on your own.  Then, you and a Spiritual Companion of your choosing will meet to journey together with the resource.  We provide the content, you two decide the place, the time, and discussion.  

Dates: Lent 2020
Cost: Free
Location: Determined by you and your Spiritual Companion
Contact: Meaghan Crowley

Get off campus for an afternoon or evening of hiking and reflection on the current liturgical season (Advent, Lent or Easter) in one of Dayton’s Metroparks.  Journey with others to push pause and explore your relationship with God while enjoying the beauty of God’s creation.

Sunday November 10, 2019 2-8 pm Autumn Night Hike
Sunday January 26, 2020 2-8 pm Winter Night Hike
Sunday March 8, 2020 2-8 pm Lenten/Spring Night Hike
Cost: $10
Location: A Metropark in Dayton
Contact: Mike Bennett or Meaghan Crowley

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Join us for a three-day journey of discovering self, community, and God. Vans will depart campus on Friday afternoon and head to Governor's Island for a time of fun, faith, and fellowship before returning Sunday afternoon. You do not want to miss what is sure to be a transformative experience.

Your retreat fee covers lodging for two nights, transportation and all meals (including s'mores)! Scholarships available on a first come, first served basisSpace is limited, so sign up early! 

Dates: September 6-8, 2019  and/or April 18-20, 2020
Cost: $15 before August 30, 2019 (for fall retreat) or April 4, 2020 (for spring retreat)/
$25 on and after those dates respectively
Location: Governor’s Island Retreat Center, Russells Point, OH
Contact: Rev. Dustin Pickett

The Faith Based Houses Retreat is a time for those living in a faith-based special interest house to explore with your community who you are called to be today and beyond. Time for reflection, conversation, food & fun!

Dates: January 12, 2020
Cost: Free!
Location: Kennedy Union
Contact: Elizabeth Montgomery

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Offered in partnership with other universities within the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, this full weekend retreat is for students discerning vowed religious life. Come and have the opportunity to discern how God might be calling you.  

Dates: November 8-10, 2019
Cost: $15 before Friday, October 25th/ $25 on and after October 25th
Location: Higher Ground Conference and Retreat Center, West Harrison, IN
Contact: Meaghan Crowley

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Explore life's challenges and recognize the sources of light and hope within those challenges.  Find the intersection of spirituality, self, and relationships through opportunities for reflection and prayer that's fun, creative, sacred, and student led.

Dates: November 1-3, 2019 (Fall Retreat) or March 27-29, 2020 (Spring Retreat)
Cost: $15 before October 18, 2019 (for fall retreat) and March 20, 2019 (for Spring Retreat)
$25 on or after those dates, respectively. 
Location: Woodlake Lakes Retreat Center, Amelia, OH
Contact: Meaghan Crowley

This Discernment retreats offer an opportunity for young adults to learn more about Marianist religious life, pray, discuss and relax in a peaceful atmosphere for a weekend away at Governor’s Island on Indian Lake.

Dates: March 6-8, 2020
Cost: Free!
Location: Governor’s Island Retreat Center, Russells Point, OH
Contact: Sr. Nicole Trahan, FMI

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This backpacking retreat through the beautiful Red River Gorge provides the space, quiet, and conversations to rediscover yourself and reconnect with God.  Hike during the day, and sleep under the stars each night.  No camping or backpacking experience necessary.  

Dates: October 18-20, 2019 (Women’s Wilderness) and April 17-19, 2020 (Men’s Wilderness)
Cost: $15 before Friday, September 27, 2019 (for Women’s Wilderness) and Friday, March 27, 2020 (for Men’s Wilderness), $25 on or after those dates, respectively
Location: Red River Gorge, Kentucky
Contact: Meaghan Crowley or Mike Bennett

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Exploring the Gospel and how faith can inspire a change of heart.  Through Scripture and sharing of personal witnesses, Metanoia challenges you to explore your invitation to discipleship.  

Dates: February 7-9, 2020
Cost: $15 before Friday, January 24, 2020 / $25 on or after Friday, January 24, 2020
Registration opens Friday, November 8, 2019 at NOON
Location: Bergamo Retreat Center, Dayton, OH
Contact: Mike Bennett

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Embrace the Lenten season and examine the connections between worship and justice while engaging in sacramental practices within the Catholic Tradition and reflecting upon the call to be people of justice in service to each other.  

Dates: April 9-11, 2020
Cost: $10
Location: McGinnis Room in Adele
Contact: Meaghan Crowley

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