Retreats

Holy Trinity offers four opportunities to make an Ignatian Retreat. Click on the retreat title to learn more and register.

An Individually Directed Retreat in Daily Life:

God’s Abiding Love Retreat (October 1-7, 2017 and January 21-27, 2018)
A one-week-long individually directed retreat made at home for individuals who want to be introduced to praying in the tradition of St. Ignatius Loyola, that is, engaging the intellect, feelings, and the imagination.

Emmanuel Retreat (December 10-16, 2017)
An individually directed retreat, made at home, for individuals who are seeking more familiarity with the practice of praying with Scripture in the tradition of St. Ignatius of Loyola and using one’s imagination in prayer. This retreat is offered in December.

Lenten Retreat (February 11 – March 24, 2018)
A six week long individually directed retreat made at home for individuals who want to engage in a practice of daily prayer during Lent. The retreat is appropriate for those who have made the full Spiritual Exercises or another Ignatian retreat.

An Ignatian Retreat Facilitated in a Group:

In the Spiritual Exercises, St. Ignatius Loyola suggests that the Exercises could be made in two ways: the Full Spiritual Exercises (made over a thirty day period or nine months) and the First Spiritual Exercises (made over a shorter period of time).

Inner Peace in Divine Love (October 15 – November 19, 2017 and Lent 2018)
This six week long retreat is made in a group and focuses on the loving relationship each of us has with God.

Inner Peace in Darkness and Light (Next retreat TBA)
This six week long retreat is made in a group and focuses on the God who can lead us from darkness into the light; the God who offers love, reconciliation, freedom and healing. The retreat is appropriate for those who have made the Inner Peace in Divine Love retreat.

A Young Adult Retreat:

YAC Retreat (October 20-22, 2017 and April 20-22, 2018)
A weekend-long retreat in the Blue Ridge mountains for young adults in their 20s and 30s. Retreatants have an opportunity to make new friends, attend Mass, and reflect individually and in small groups about their faith.