How did John Paul II rejuvenate himself and others in the midst of an intensely lived life? Through physical activity, prayer, and fellowship, in the backdrop of God’s beautiful creation, all four seasons of the year. Now offering outdoor retreats in the USA for young adults 18+. Each retreat will have time for Mass and adoration, reflection and discussion, outdoor activity, and good food and fellowship. Be not afraid to unplug for the weekend and find the restoration that your body, mind and spirit need.
Engage Creation - Find Fellowship - Remove Distractions - Encounter God - Be Restored
Up Next: Ski Retreat in Northern Michigan
February 19 - 21st
Caberfae Peaks, MI
$285 for Everything!
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Answers to Your Questions!
What is included in the cost?
Everything! All meals are included: Dinner Friday evening, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner on Saturday, and Breakfast and Lunch on Sunday. Saturday lift tickets and equipment rentals for skiing or snowboarding. Lodging and transportation is also included. However, we do welcome volunteer vehicles and drivers.
What time and from where are we leaving and coming back?
We are leaving from St. Patrick Catholic Church in Brighton at 1:00 PM on Friday and returning by 3:00 PM on Sunday.
Where are we staying?
We’re doing this retreat cozy cabin style, lodging in homes and cabins we’ve rented on AirBnB near Caberfae Peaks. You’ll get your own bed, but in a shared room with those of the same gender.
What are we eating?
A combination of mostly good cooking at the cabin, Saturday lunch at the restaurant at Caberfae Peaks, and some food on the road.
Who is this for?
This is a young adult retreat, which we roughly classify as 18-35. Lodging is primarily geared toward male and female single young adults. Young adult married couples are welcome, but couple rooms are very limited. (UPDATE: there is no longer space available for married couples)
What level of skier or snowboarder is this for?
Any level, from expert to newbie. You can reserve your spot in a 55-minute lesson for beginners on Saturday morning at Caberfae Peaks. The discount cost is only $5 per person, but advance notice is required.
how are we retreating?
First of all, by stepping away from the daily grind and encountering nature, without your phone. But a cornerstone of our retreats is the always spiritual food. You’ll be able to participate in daily Mass, adoration and a discussion on John Paul II’s teaching to young people. This retreat is facilitated by a local chaplain, Fr. Joe, who will be present the entire time, including on the slopes.
what can i expect from this retreat
Connecting with God and rejuvenating yourself through sacrament and prayer, nature, physical activity and nature, community and fellowship with others.
what is the drinking policy?
If you’re over 21, you’ll enjoy the drinks at night around the fire. If you’re under 21, you’ll enjoy the tea and hot cocoa.
STAYED TUNED FOR...
...Our hike showed me the continued journey of the soul and an awe of creation. -Katherine Dillard