Category Archives: About Retreats

The “Rookie Mistake” on Silent Retreats

A retreat director warned me, but I did it anyway. He was right. Continue reading

Posted in About Retreats | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

How to Approach the Fear of Being Changed By a Retreat

Fear of being changed by a retreat is a legitimate concern, particularly if you have never made a retreat before, but here is why we should be open to it: Continue reading

Posted in About Retreats | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on How to Approach the Fear of Being Changed By a Retreat

What if I Can’t Find a Good Retreat Nearby?

It isn’t always possible to find a relevant retreat nearby. He is what to do if that is the case. Continue reading

Posted in About Retreats | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on What if I Can’t Find a Good Retreat Nearby?

How to Begin Planning a Retreat

  The start of a new year is a very popular time to plan a retreat. Maybe you are interested in doing so, but do you know what to look for, or where to start looking? Let’s start with what … Continue reading

Posted in About Retreats | Tagged | 2 Comments

ACTS Retreats

ACTS retreats are on the rise, named for the four pillars of the retreats – Adoration, Community, Theology, and Service. Continue reading

Posted in About Retreats | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on ACTS Retreats

Cursillo Retreats

If you have ever spent any time scanning the retreat offerings of local retreat centers there is a strong chance that you have seen a retreat title that didn’t make much sense – “Cursillo.” Cursillo retreats are among the most … Continue reading

Posted in About Retreats | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Retreats for Married Couples: Worldwide Marriage Encounter

When it comes to retreats for marriage couples, one organization sets the standard: Worldwide Marriage Encounter.
Continue reading

Posted in About Retreats | Tagged , | Comments Off on Retreats for Married Couples: Worldwide Marriage Encounter

Retreats for Engaged Couples: Catholic Engaged Encounter

Months of planning goes into a wedding, but many couples fail to look past the big day to their marriage afterward. There is a retreat to help with that. Continue reading

Posted in About Retreats | Tagged , | Comments Off on Retreats for Engaged Couples: Catholic Engaged Encounter

Who Is The Patron Saint of Retreats?

There is a patron saint of retreats. Do you know who it is? Continue reading

Posted in About Retreats, Everyday Catholicism, Ignatian Spirituality | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Who Is The Patron Saint of Retreats?

Theology of the Body Retreats with Into the Deep

A topic that has exploded in Catholic circles over the past couple decades is the “Theology of the Body.” We recently interviewed Jen Messing to learn more. Continue reading

Posted in About Retreats | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Theology of the Body Retreats with Into the Deep