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Retreats

 
South Manitou Backpacking Retreat: Aug. 29 - Sept. 1, 2014
Enjoy an extended retreat over Labor Day weekend on South Manitou Island in Lake Michigan. Join 20 other college students for an easy backpacking and camping experience. Grow in your relationship with God and others, while reflecting, praying, hiking, swimming and sharing around a campfire. >Application and more information (pdf)
 
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CYBIAC Retreat: Nov. 7 - 9, 2014
Sign up early for this very popular retreat which is held in early November at a wooded church camp.  It is lead by a team of AQ students who begin meeting weekly in late August to prepare for this important weekend.  Since 1993, alumni of CYBIAC testify as to how their hearts were touched by God.
 
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Advent On Campus Directed Retreat: Dec. 1 - 3, 2014

This retreat provides students an opportunity to experience spiritual direction over the course of three days without having to leave campus. The retreat is scheduled during the preparation season which anticipates Christmas. The participating student creates a retreat schedule to suite their regular class schedule.

 

Directed Silent Retreat at the Lodge: March 20 - 22, 2015

Pray and reflect in the beautiful environment of the Hermitage near Three Rivers, Michigan.  This retreat allows the participant the quiet and silence needed to spend time with God.  The retreatant meets three times for a half an hour each time with a Spiritual Director.  This is time to talk about one’s walk with God and one’s prayer life.  The participants do have an opportunity to meet as a group two or three times during the weekend for faith sharing and lectio divina.

 

Lenten On-Campus Directed Retreat: March 23 - 25, 2015

This retreat provides students an opportunity to experience spiritual direction over the course of three days without having to leave campus. The retreat is scheduled during the preparation season which anticipates Easter. The participating student creates a retreat schedule to suite their regular class schedule.

 

Areté Bike Retreat: April 10 - 12, 2015

The Areté Bike retreat is a faith building, heart pumping and nature retreat.  The retreat is open to all and consists of a 26 mile bike ride to Rockford and back over a weekend and is an opportunity to deepen your faith, build relationships and self-respect surrounded by the beauty of nature. 
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