Frosh Day Retreat: November 16, 2016
Location: Our Mother of Confidence Catholic Church
This event brings together the Freshman Class for a day of spiritual reflection and fellowship facilitated by students in the Campus Ministry Retreat Class. The retreat takes place off campus. Transportation and lunch is provided by the school. There is no additional cost for this retreat.
Sophomore Day Retreats: March 6, 8, 13, 15, 2017
Location: St. Vincent de Paul Village in downtown San Diego
This experience brings together Living Church students in an effort to connect concepts learned in class with the reality of poverty and homelessness in San Diego. The day is framed by prayer and reflection in the OLP chapel, as well as reflection exercises in the classroom before and after the retreat. While at St. Vincent de Paul Village, students experience a tour of the facilities and work in the kitchens serving the guests at lunchtime. The day begins with Commissioning Prayer in the OLP Chapel. The day ends with small group discussion and Closing Prayer in the Chapel. Regular dismissal time is 2:15 pm. Lunch, snacks, and transportation are provided. There is no additional cost for this retreat.
Junior Overnight Retreat: February 9-10, 2017
Location: Whispering Winds Catholic Camp & Conference Center in Julian, CA
This event brings together students from the Junior Religion Classes for an overnight retreat experience of spiritual reflection and class unity. Students participate in small group discussions and activities facilitated by members of the Campus Ministry Retreat Class. Activities include communal prayer experiences, peer testimonials, arts and crafts projects, nature walks, journal questions, and group discussion. All meals and bus transportation are provided. There is no additional cost for this retreat. Buses leave Thursday morning after Section and return to OLP by 12:30 pm Friday for the regular dismissal time of 12:45 pm. Packing supply lists will be available with permission forms and bus lists in Religion Class. This is a mandatory retreat for all juniors.
Senior Retreat: April 26-28, 2017 *Optional Retreat with a Fee | Sign Up Here
Location: Whispering Winds Catholic Camp in Julian, CA
Theme: “Exploring Christian Maturity”
This event brings together members of the Senior Class for an intimate peer-led retreat using personal testimonials and small group discussion. Each participant is challenged to reflect on her own relationship with God and the Christian community in light of the issues and pressures facing young adults in our world today. This is an optional retreat experience for seniors, requiring a special registration form and retreat fee. Buses leave after school Wednesday and return Friday in the early afternoon. Registration forms and retreat supply lists will be emailed to seniors. The retreat fee covers meals and bus transportation. Students may bring snacks to share with other participants. Please leave personal stereos, video games, and cell phones at home.