Five-Day Ignatian Retreat

Apply here by February 15, 2017.

Who:

Students (Undergraduate, Graduate, Medical & Law), Faculty, Staff, Alumni, and Spouses

When:

March 5 - 10, 2017

Cost:

GU Degree Students: $175
GU Faculty, Staff, Alumni, Non-Degree Students: $325
Those Who Have Made the Retreat Before, Spouses: $375

Description: 

The Five-Day Ignatian Retreat affords participants an opportunity to engage the themes of the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola in a silent, communal setting. With the aid of individual spiritual direction, Chaplain presentations and group prayer, retreatants engage the spiritual tradition of St. Ignatius of Loyola -- encountering Christ’s loving ministry, Cross and Resurrection.

Eligibility: 

This program is by application only for Georgetown undergraduate and graduate students. Alumni, faculty, staff, spouses and non-degree GU students are invited to apply and will be considered on a space-available basis. Georgetown affiliation is required.

Application: 

Given the unique format of this retreat, with a mixture of silence, prayer and spiritual guidance, those interested are asked to provide a written description of their interest and experience.

Financial assistance is available upon request. Please contact us at retreats@georgetown.edu to find out more.

Questions, please email retreats@georgetown.edu

SAMPLE SCHEDULE

Days One through Six will follow a schedule similar to one listed below. The last activity will change on a daily basis.

Breakfast & Morning Prayer
Points for Prayer Director Reflection
Individual Reflection & Spiritual Direction
Lunch
Free Time
Mass
Dinner
Points for Prayer Director Reflection
Individual Reflection
Optional Faith Sharing (Activity changes daily)

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If you are not affiliated with the university, but are still interested in attending an Ignatian retreat please visit the following website, which provides a list of Jesuit Retreat Centers. Contact the specific location for further details.

Jesuit Retreat Centers

Additionally, below are a few local retreat centers that provide a variety of spiritual programs. Please contact them directly to learn of their schedules.

Bon Secours Spiritual Center
Washington Retreat House
Dominican Retreat House
Priestfield Pastoral Center