Thirty students attended an overnight retreat at beautiful Camp Geneva with famous retreat master and Hope alum, Fr. David Meconi, S.J. The retreat began with dinner on Friday, December 4, and went until noon on Saturday, December 5. There were inspirational talks, worship music with Joshua Banner, time for prayer, confession, resting in God, and fellowship. The theme of the retreat was With Mary During Advent.
The schedule for the retreat was as follows:
6:00 pm Dinner
6:45 pm Talk 1: “In God’s Image: Made for Relationship”
7:30 pm Mass and Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
9:00 pm Talk 2: “With Mary at Night”
Retreat Participants signed up for an hour slot throughout the night so that there was continual Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament.
8:00 am Breakfast
9:00 am Talk 3: “Mary and the Mystical Body”
9:45 am Time of silence for Adoration and Reconciliation
10:30 am Talk 4: “The Holy Spirit and Unity”
11:30 am Mass
12 Noon Depart and Lunch on our own