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Retreats

Campus Ministry is committed to advancing the spiritual lives of all JSerra students. One of the best ways that this is accomplished is through the dynamic, moving, and insanely fun retreats. Retreats are designed for each grade level and are optional.

What Retreats Offer

Over one-third of the student body attends one of our ten optional retreats each year, hosted at an off-campus site. Retreats include time for recreation via swimming pools, water slides, challenge courses, and game rooms, while taking advantage of natural surroundings conducive to personal reflection and an encounter with Christ through prayer, Mass, Confession, and praise and worship.

Retreat Themes

As a student progresses from freshman to senior year, the retreats grow steadily in their depth and various activities. Campus Ministers and other JSerra faculty prepare and work to make the themes relatable to students — leading games, singing songs, and giving personal witness to their own faith.

  • 9th - Anchored: Building a Relation with God
  • 10th - Prodigal: The Story of the Prodigal Son
  • 11th - Unstoppable: The Life of St. Paul
  • 12th - Kairos

Every student should put a retreat on their calendar, round up their friends to join them, and come find out why retreats are such a vital piece of the JSerra experience!

FRESHMEN RETREATS

November 29-30, 2018
Santiago Retreat Center
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January 17-18, 2019

Santiago Retreat Center

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JUNIOR RETREATS

November 7-9, 2018
Oakbridge

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February 13-15, 2018
Palomar Christian Conference Center

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SOPHOMORE RETREATS

September 26-28, 2018
Oakbridge

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April 10-12, 2019
Whispering Winds Camp & Conference Center

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SENIOR RETREATS

October 16-19, 2018
Oakbridge

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January 29-February 1, 2019
Palomar Christian Conference Center

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March 19-22, 2019
Whispering Winds Camp & Conference Center

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Retreats make space for personal encounters with Christ and the community, engaging students of all faiths and backgrounds.


I didn't expect to enjoy it as much as I did! It was a great opportunity to make new friends, get away from the daily stresses of life, and spend time in prayer. I plan to attend annually.

Michael '19