Rooted in the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius, these retreats introduce various forms of Ignatian spirituality, such as Ignatian contemplation and spiritual direction. Georgetown affiliation is required to attend.

Common programs include the Weekend Ignatian Retreats and the Five-Day Ignatian Retreat at the Calcagnini Contemplative Center, and the Prayer in Daily Life Retreats on Main Campus.

Upcoming Retreats

Prayer in Daily Life: Sept. 30 to Oct. 5, 2018; Feb. 10 to 15, 2019
On Main Campus: Locations vary

A weeklong retreat on the main campus. Participants meet with an assigned Spiritual Director once a day to experience a guided Examen.

Registration deadline: Sept. 26, 2018 (Fall); Feb. 6, 2019 (Spring)

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Faculty/Staff Ignatian Retreat:  Jan. 3 to 6, 2019
Leave Campus:  Sunday 1:00pm
Arrive Back to Campus: Friday 4:00pm

Rooted in the Ignatian Spirituality practice of silence, this retreat takes place over the main campus spring break at the Contemplative Center in Bluemont, Virginia. Spiritual directors will accompany participants on this prayerful and calm week.

Registration deadline: Jan. 1, 2019

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Weekend Ignatian Retreat: Nov. 16 to 18, 2018; April 26 to 28, 2019
Leave Campus: Friday 3:15pm
Arrive Back to Campus: Sunday 5:30pm

Join us at the Contemplative Center to explore and learn the five steps of the Daily Examination of Consciousness. Retreatants are invited to review their lives on this quiet weekend with Ignatian Spirituality as a Guide.

Registration deadline: Nov. 13, 2018 (Fall); April 23, 2019 (Spring)

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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