Retreats

 

Magis Retreat

December 2-3: The Holy Family 

Virtual

Magis Retreat: A silent retreat focusing on Advent and Mary's yes. Retreat facilitated by Mary Jo Pfeifer Wulf and Gary T. Guthrie , long time St Thomas members and trained Spiritual Directors.

Magis (mah-gis) means "more" or "greater." Saint Ignatius of Loyola used this word to describe how authentic Christianity fosters a deeper connection with Christ and more zeal in serving others. Students are invited to the Magis Retreat held virtually from 7pm on Wednesday, December 2 to early evening of Thursday, December 3. This will be a silent retreat will provide long periods of time for personal prayer puncuated by talks given by local spiritual directors. Thursday will be a day of silence broken with a sharing that evening.

This is a time to grow in depth in your relationship with Jesus so that you might be poured out to share Christ with the world. No matter your experience with prayer, this is for you! You will sleep in your own homes and log on in the morning for the retreat. You can spend your prayer time at St. Thomas, your home, a church nearby you, wherever you are! Register here by December 1. The cost is FREE!! Contact Emily@staparish.net with questions.

 

Antioch Retreat

Spring 2021: March 27-28, 2021

Get away and encounter God in nature, through speakers, in small groups, and through others. Cost is $40. Retreat begins at 9am on Saturday until 8pm Sunday. Connor Gorton (cggorton@iastate.edu),  Lilly Creighton (lillycre@iastate.edu) or Emily (emily@staparish.net) with questions.

 

New Student Retreat

Fall 2021: TBD

This is a retreat for all new students to ISU at the beginning of Fall semester. This is a great way to meet new people, form community, and find your home at St. Thomas! There are talks by older students, adoration, small group discussions, and lots of fun!  Contact Emily@staparish.net with questions!