Retreats

Connections Retreat

Connections Retreat
Where: Toah Nipi Retreat Center in Rindge, NH

The Connections Retreat is Campus Ministry’s annual retreat for first-year students. Spend a weekend having fun, growing in faith, and learning about life at PC. Take a break from the busyness of starting college, form new friendships, and reflect on the role of God in your life. Make great connections with upper-class student leaders and other new students! Enjoy a weekend of canoeing, s’mores around a bonfire, time for prayer, a fresh outlook on college, and great food. Transportation and lodging are provided.  The dates for the 2018 Connections Retreat are:  September 14-16, 2018.

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Men’s Wilderness Retreat

Every Fall, Campus Ministry sponsors a Men’s Wilderness Retreat.  This year’s retreat will take place October 19th – 21st at Manadnock State Park – Gilson Pond Area in Jaffrey, New Hampshire.  There will be opportunities for Mass and confession in addition to beautiful hike of Mt. Monadnock, campfires, cooking, and camaraderie.

Space is limited, so please register today at:  https://prov.ly/menswilderness-18 For more information contact Fr. Bonaventure Chapman, O.P. (bchapman@providence.edu) or JP Manning (jmannin5@providence.edu).

Women’s Wilderness Retreat

The Women’s Wilderness Retreat takes place on October 19-21 in Taconic State Park, in Copake Falls, New York. The retreat is open to all women on campus, including those who grew up hiking and those who have never slept in a tent before. This two-night experience includes a vigorous hike in the White Mountains, tent camping, fellowship around the campfire, Mass on Alander Mountain, and adoration in the woods. The theme for the weekend is, “Beauty will save the world.” (The Idiot, Dostoevsky)

Space is limited to 25 student with online registration at: https:provly.womenswilderness-18.  For more information contact, Caroline Hancock chancoc1@friars.providence.edu or Sister Anne Frances, O.P. aklein2@providence.edu

Senior Retreat

Seniors – our second annual one day Senior Retreat is taking place this fall!

We will head to scenic Camp Watchaug in Charlestown, RI on Saturday, November 3rd for a day of prayer, discussion, and time to relax off campus.

Senior year includes unique challenges, times of reflection on the future, and the opportunity to finish your time at PC well – we hope to give you the time to enter more deeply into these topics during the day. Don’t miss out on a great day with your peers at a beautiful spot on Watchaug Pond!

Registration is now open – please visit:  https://prov.ly/seniorretreat-18 to sign-up for this relaxing day retreat.  Please email JP Manning with any questions at jmannin5@providence.edu

Silent Retreat

We are thrilled to introduce our first ever Silent Retreat, by popular demand of many of our students. We challenge you to begin the spring semester in quiet prayer with our Lord at Cathedral Camp retreat center in East Freetown, Massachusetts on January 12th and 13th, 2019.This one night overnight retreat will include reflection talks by chaplains and campus ministers, opportunities for the sacraments, and time for personal prayer and reflection. Other than the talks by staff and the sacraments, this retreat will be made in total silence. This is our most unique retreat offering in that there are no small groups, games, or icebreakers, but simply time to be with God in a profound way. We are so excited to share the graces of this beautiful weekend with you! 

 Please sign up at prov.ly/silent-retreat and email any questions to JP Manning (jmannin5@providence.edu

 Important information and Frequently Asked Questions:
 All retreatants will be able to move into their dorms early on Friday. We will drive to and from the retreat together, so no need to make special travel accommodations.
The retreat will begin at 8 AM on Saturday morning. We will return to campus by 3 PM on Sunday afternoon.

Lighthouse Retreat

Attention sophomores! Looking to get away for a weekend to grow closer to the Class of 2021 and God? Our Lighthouse Retreat is for you.

Join us February 23rd and 24th, 2019  at beautiful Camp Woodstock in CT for games, witness talks from upperclassmen about their experiences of sophomore year at PC, prayer, great food, and a weekend away from campus!   Please contact campus minister JP Manning (jmannin5@providence.edu), or Allyse Gruslin (agruslin@providence.edu) waith any questions!

Registration will open at the beginning of the spring semester.

Encounter with Christ Retreat

Encounter with Christ 38 will take place April 5th – 7th, 2019 at our new location: Cathedral Camp in Freetown, Massachusetts.

The Encounter with Christ Retreat is open to all PC students. This unique retreat brings together many different people who are in different places in their lives and places in their walk with God.    The retreat is led by students who have participated in Encounter before and provides participants with opportunities for individual and group prayer, powerful witness talks from PC students, Mass, Confession, and so much more!  It is a great opportunity to take a weekend away from the busy life of the PC campus and have time for prayer, reflection, and community building.

Registration for this retreat will open in February 2019.