Five-Day Ignatian Retreat

Apply here by February 15, 2017.


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


March 5 - 10, 2017


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


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.


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.


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 to find out more.

Questions, please email


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
Free Time
Points for Prayer Director Reflection
Individual Reflection
Optional Faith Sharing (Activity changes daily)


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