Five pillars of UD Retreats

Retreat Options for Sophomores

Metamorphosis Retreat

Come join us at the Maria Stein Retreat Center for this weekend retreat which brings sophomores together to reflect on relationships, faith and life changes. The retreat offers tools to sophomore students in the area of self and group reflection, discernment, and an individual's spirituality and prayer life. This retreat focuses on the perplexing questions of "Who am I?" "Who am I becoming?" "Who am I called to be?" In the words of Frederick Buechner, on vocation, discernment, and the quest for one's calling is: looking for "where your greatest gifts meet the world's greatest needs."  PATH eligible.

Date: November 10-12, 2017
Cost: $40 on or before October 27, 2017; $50 after October 27, 2017.
For more information contact Bridget Ebbert.
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Collegiate Discernment Retreat

The Collegiate Discernment Retreat, offered in partnership with other universities within the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, is for students discerning Religious Life.  In this space of discernment, students will have the opportunity to intentionally listen and explore what God might be calling them to.  This retreat is open and available to both men and women, and will be open to students from other universities within the Archdiocese of Cincinnati.  Be present, listen, and explore at Higher Ground Retreat Center in Indiana.This retreat will be held at Higher Ground Retreat Center in Indiana. More information will follow.

Dates: October 20-22, 2017
For more information contact Mike Bennett.

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Catholic Lenten Retreat

How is Christ calling you this Lent?  Where is God leading you through the Lenten journey? Come and explore these questions and more as you encounter God's grace in the Catholic Sacraments, grow in your understanding of the Catholic faith life, and be inspired to more actively live your Catholic faith.

Dates: March 9-11 2018
Location: Maria Stein Retreat Center
Cost: $40 on or before February 23rd, $50 after that date.
For more information contact  Calla Couch or Christen Sheffer
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Lighthouse Retreat

Lighthouse explores life's challenges and searches out the sources of light and hope within those challenges. The Lighthouse retreat offers time to explore spirituality, self, and relationships through ritual and community reflection. Relax as the team guides you through fun, creative and sacred experiences at Woodland Lakes in Amelia, OH. Any traditional undergraduate student can attend this retreat once. It is offered once every semester.

Dates: November 3-5, 2017
           April 6-8 2018
Cost: $40 on or before October 20 (for fall retreat); or on or before March 23 (for spring retreat)
          $50 after the above listed dates for each respective retreat.
For more information, contact Calla Couch.

Marianist Vocation Discernment Retreat

This Discernment retreats offer an opportunity for young adults to learn more about Marianist religious life, pray, discuss and relax in a peaceful atmosphere for a weekend away at Governor’s Island on Indian Lake.

Dates: March 16-18, 2018
Cost:  None
For more information, contact Sr. Nicole Trahan, FMI.
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Metanoia Retreat

Metanoia invites students to a change of heart by exploring the Gospel and how it shapes our own lives and the lives of others. Through scripture and sharing of personal witnesses, Metanoia challenges students to explore their invitation to discipleship. The Metanoia retreat is a moving and fun weekend with many surprises at the Bergamo Center on the property of Mt. St. John in Beavercreek, OH.

Dates: February 9-11, 2018 (Registration opens December 1, 2017 at noon)
Cost: $40 on or prior to January 26, 2018; $50 after January 26, 2018.
For more information, contact Mike Bennett.

UD Interdenominational Ministry Encounter and Experience Retreats

Step into your faith life and challenge yourself to look more Christlike in all areas.  Previous topics included building faith, making transitions and resetting priorities, values and perspectives.  What will this year's retreats bring? No matter what the topic, growth in God is sure to occur as we engage with nature and God at Governor’s Island on Indian Lake. Our Encounter retreat is offered every fall semester and the experience retreat every spring semester.

Dates: Encounter Retreat: September 22-24, 2017 or
            Experience Retreat: March 23-25, 2018
Cost:  $40
For more information contact Campus Ministry.
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Wilderness Retreats

Go take a hike! Discover yourself, God and new friends as the team leads you through the stunning beauty of Red River Gorge, Kentucky. Hiking by day and sleeping under the stars at night, experience a weekend of prayer and simplicity. This fall semester we will offer a co-ed wilderness retreat. In the spring semester we will offer a men’s wilderness retreat and a women’s wilderness retreat.

Dates: Co-Ed Wilderness:  October 13-15, 2017 
            Men's Wilderness: April 13-15, 2018
            Women's Wilderness: April 20-22, 2018

 Cost:  $40 on or before 9/15 (for Fall Co-Ed), 3/30 (for Men's Wilderness) and 4/6 (for Women's Wilderness)
          $50 after the above listed dates for each respective retreat
For more information contact  Mike Bennett.


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Contact us:

Campus Ministry

Liberty Hall 101 
300 College Park 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0408

937-229-3339