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Caritas 55 Retreat @ Old Mission San Luis Rey Retreat Center
Jan 18 @ 4:00 pm – Jan 21 @ 4:00 pm

Caritas 55 Retreat

Friday, January 18, 2019 at 5pm through Monday, January 21, 2019 at 4pm

In support of our young adult ministry partner, Christus Ministries, we warmly welcome you to register for this event.  As it unfolds, you’ll meet religious from the Society of Jesus and Sisters of Notre Dame, as well as other religious and lay ministers. After you register, please contact Sister Val Roxburgh, SND so we may prayerfully prepare for your presence and stay connected along the journey.

Caritas is a retreat experience that has helped over 1,700 explore God’s love and voice in their lives through relationships with those around them. This Catholic retreat for young adults 23-40+ is grounded on Ignatian spirituality and guided by Fr. Tri M. Dinh, SJ as well as other religious and lay ministers diverse in age, backgrounds, and states of life.  It is open to ALL.

Click here to watch the video overview. Click here for more info regarding the retreat’s theme and topics.

How Do I Register?

Visit the Caritas 55 event page to learn more and register.

Click here for FAQs or feel free to email Tam Lontok or call/text her at 805-380-6580.

For more info from the Sisters of Notre Dame or to discuss need-based financial sponsorship of your retreat, email Sister Val Roxburgh, SND, Vocation Director, or call/text her at 805-452-9699.

Spiritual Direction | Day of Discernment @ St. Joseph Heights
Jan 19 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Spiritual Direction | Day of Discernment @ St. Joseph Heights

Do you want to deepen your prayer life?
Are you curious about spiritual direction?

Come for a day of discernment about the possibility of entering into
spiritual direction, either individually or in a group. There will be an
opportunity to learn more about spiritual direction as well as time for
personal prayer and reflection. Lunch will be provided.

Email Sr. Leslie Keener, CDP
Email Sr. Ruth Lubbers, SND

Silent Retreat in California @ Sisters of Notre Dame
Jan 25 @ 6:00 pm – Jan 27 @ 2:00 pm
Silent Retreat in California @ Sisters of Notre Dame

On this silent retreat, you can anticipate being alongside other women participants ages 20+ for a weekend of silent reflection, prayer and spiritual solitude.

Facilitated by the Sisters of Notre Dame, retreatants will be guided toward deep listening to the interior movements of the Holy Spirit. The schedule includes daily Mass (several options available), individual and group prayer, adoration, scripture reflection, individual spiritual direction, journaling, and walking amidst the lovely grounds and a nearby park.

The weekend will begin as we gather for dinner on Friday evening at 6pm (with flexibility on your arrival) and will conclude at 2pm on Sunday. All activities and accommodations will be provided at the retreat location.  There is space available for 6 retreatants.

Cost for the weekend is $75.00, payable by check to Sisters of Notre Dame with “Silent Retreat” in the memo.

Register online for the January 25-27, 2019 retreat.

Sisters of Notre Dame Silent Retreat schedule includes these upcoming weekends:

  • Friday, March 1 – Sunday, March 3, 2019 in Chardon, OH
  • Friday, April 12 – Sunday, April 14, 2019 in California

For future retreats, registration opens 3 months prior to the weekend retreat dates.


California Retreats: please email Sister Val Roxburgh for more information or call/text her at 805-452-9699.

Chardon Retreats: please email Sister Kelley, SND or call/text her at 440-241-3124.

If cost is an issue, please talk with Sr. Kelley or Sr. Val.