Loyola: A First-Year Retreat in the Ignatian Tradition

Loyola Retreatants

Inspired by St. Ignatius’ own story of meeting his best friends in college, Loyola is a Catholic retreat welcoming all students in their first year at Georgetown who want to meet new friends and grow in their faith. Activities will include Jesuit and student reflections, bonding with friends, time for personal prayer and more!

Who: First-year and transfer undergraduate students

When: TBD

Where: Georgetown’s beautiful Calcagnini Contemplative Center in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia.

Cost: $40, including transportation, accommodations and meals. (NB: Financial aid is available, please write to Chaplain Michelle at the email below).

Questions? Email Chaplain Michelle: siemietm@georgetown.edu.

Frequently Asked Question:

Do I have to be Catholic to come on this retreat?

While this is a Catholic retreat, you don’t have to be Catholic to join. The community environment on all our retreats is always welcoming, reverent, loving and fun! So no matter where you are on your own faith journey, you are always welcome. We will offer opportunities for bonding with friends, reflection, and more!