Campus Ministry and Faber Center winter retreats open for registration 

Campus Ministry and the Faber Center are offering a variety of retreat opportunities during winter break, and all are now open for registration: 

  • Silent Weekend: Dec. 16-18
    • The silent weekend begins directly after finals and is organized around a set of talks on discernment, a style of prayerful decision-making pioneered by St. Ignatius.
    • Undergraduate and graduate students of all faiths are welcome.
    • Cost: $20, with readily available financial assistance. 
  • Ignatian Journey Retreat: Jan. 3-6
    • The Ignatian Journey Retreat is a flexible, individualized retreat taking place online, which centers around daily spiritual conversation with an assigned spiritual director. It also includes opening/closing prayer services and daily talks on different aspects of St. Ignatius’ life that relate to today.
    • Open to staff, faculty, graduate and undergraduate students of all faiths.
    • This is one of two free retreats offered during the year. 
  • Silent Directed Retreat: Jan. 9-14
    • The Silent Directed Retreat is held at gorgeous Jesuit Retreat House in Oshkosh. It includes daily spiritual direction and a variety of optional offerings, from yoga to Mass to short Ignatian-focused talks. The silence is welcoming and companionable, and it is enormously helpful in uncovering new insights through prayer, reflection and simply slowing down.
    • Open to staff, faculty, alumni, graduate and undergraduate students of all faiths.
    • Cost: $50 (students), $150 (faculty/staff) or $600 (alumni), with readily available financial assistance for students, faculty and staff.

Registration for all three retreats is open until Sunday, Dec. 11, unless a retreat fills to capacity before that date. Please contact Sara Knutson, assistant director of Campus Ministry, or Michael Dante, director of the Faber Center, with any questions.