Retreats

Student Retreats

Retreat programs provide an opportunity for members of the USF community to become reflective, spiritually attentive, engaged, rejuvenated, and active.

FALL 2019

NEW STUDENT RETREAT & BBQ - FALL 2019
Saturday, August 31, 2019
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Golden Gate Park

REGISTER (New Student Retreat)
Connect with other new USF students and enjoy BBQ in beautiful Golden Gate park! Meet in University Ministry - Toler 122 (We will walk to Golden Gate park together). For more information, please email Angélica Quiñónez at anquinonez@usfca.edu.

KAIROS 34 RETREAT - FALL 2019
Friday - Sunday, October 25 - 27, 2019
Vallombrosa Center, Menlo Park

REGISTER (Kairos Retreat)
Experience the magic of Kairos on this weekend retreat! Foster community, reflect on your life and relationships, and engage with your spirituality through this life-changing experience! For more information, please contact Angélica Quiñónez at anquinonez@usfca.edu.

Spring 2020

SILENT IGNATIAN RETREAT - SPRING 2020
Wednesday, Jan 8, 2020, 4:00pm - Sunday, Jan 12, 2020, 2:00pm | El Retiro Jesuit Retreat House, Los Altos
This Ignatian retreat offers an experience of meditation and silence, with personal spiritual direction. Each retreatant will have a spiritual director and must commit to the entirety of the retreat. This retreat is open to USF students, faculty, and staff.
Cost: $100 for students; $200 for faculty/staff
Registration Deadline: Monday, December 9, 2019
REGISTER (Silent Ignatian Retreat)
For more information on this retreat, please email Donal Godfrey, S.J. at godfrey@usfca.edu.

SPECTRUM RETREAT - SPRING 2020
Friday, Jan 31, 2020, 3:00pm - Sunday, Feb 2, 2020, 3:00pm | Walker Creek Ranch - Petaluma, CA
Join us for an experience building community through promoting and exploring the intersection of our queer and spiritual/religious identities. We will practice being radically and unapologetically you in a community that celebrates you. The cost of the retreat is $50; scholarship opportunities are available for students in need. Transportation will be provided.
Registration Deadline: Thursday, January 23, 2020
REGISTER (SPECTRUM RETREAT)
For more information, or questions about scholarship opportunities, please email Rabbi Camille Angel.

AN INVITATION TO SPIRITUAL ACTIVISM: A RETREAT BASED ON THE WORK OF GLORIA ANZALDÚA
Friday, March 27, 4:00 p.m. - Sunday, March 29, 4:00 p.m. | The Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos
Retreat Leader: Teresa Marie Cariño, USF alumna and faith formation director at St. Ignatius Parish
Registration deadline: Friday, March 20

REGISTER (SPIRITUAL ACTIVISM RETREAT)
Join us on the path of conocimiento and spiritual activism where we engage in deepening our awareness to the social realities around us and work towards social change and inner transformation. This retreat will draw us into examining the shadows of race, gender, and privilege and lead us on the path to discernment of where to go next as Anzaldúa writes, from "inner works, public acts." A retreat specifically designed for social justice activists and those wanting to explore social activism. This retreat is open to USF students, faculty, and staff. The cost of the retreat is $50; scholarship opportunities are available for those in need. Transportation will be provided. For more information, or questions about scholarship opportunities, please contact Angélica Quiñónez at anquinonez@usfca.edu.

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