Spend a night or a weekend away from campus and find friendship, peace, and renewed inspiration. Catholic Illini Retreats are run by students for students several times each year. Find your home in a community of faith, prayer, and friendship on one of the 8 retreats offered each year.

Koinonia Retreats
Offered 3 times each year, Koinonia retreats are completely student-run. These weekend retreats welcome hundreds of students each year into a vibrant and fun community. Deepen your faith, find comfort in a renewed prayer life, and discover a new relationship with Christ. This is a weekend you will always remember.

2017-2018 Retreat Dates:

Nov 3-5

Feb 9-11

Mar 9-11

Busy Person’s Retreat
No time? No problem! Each semester, enjoy a week of easy, flexible, no-commitment-required opportunities to find peace in your day. These retreats are designed to fit into your packed schedule with many opportunities each day to hear short, uplifting talks; spend time in quiet prayer and reflection; talk one-on-one; and much more!
Freshman Overnight
Get your college career started off right! This one-night event offered at the beginning of the year is open to all freshmen. Find friendship, get advice from students who have been there and done that, and discover new opportunities and resources that will help you stay centered and connected over the next 4 years. This retreat is hosted by Catholic Illini sophomores and is completely free – food, lodging and transportation are provided.

2017 Freshman Overnight

September 1

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