Manresa Retreat

The Manresa Retreat is a four-day, three-night retreat in which seniors are invited to explore the power of prayer and reflection in silence, in the tradition of St. Ignatius. The title of the retreat comes from St. Ignatius' experience at Manresa where, among other experiences, he sat down at the River Cardoner and began to find clarity about the purpose and direction of his life. Seniors are invited into personal prayer, group sharing and one-on-one conversation to talk about their lives and how God might be working in their lives as they look beyond high school.

Information on the Manresa Retreat for 2020-21 is forthcoming.

For questions concerning the Manresa Retreat, contact Fr. Joseph Hill, S.J., Campus Minister, at (314) 269-2038 or

In the words of STUDENTs...

"I've figured out a little bit more of what I truly believe, and I've learned that it helps to write out my thoughts so I can understand them better."

"The Manresa Retreat offers a taste of both the Spiritual Exercises and adult retreats in general. Its quiet tone is ideal for a genuine encounter with the Divine and for a deepening of one's faith."