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ACTS Program: An adult retreat experience which seeks to deepen one's faith and relationship with God and with a community of fellow believers. ACTS stands for adoration, community, theology, and service.
Cursillo: Begins with a 72 hour encounter with Christ. It is a means of deepening ones relationship with Christ and living it out within a community of fellow believers. Available in Spanish.
Marriage Encounter: A weekend experience for married couples that emphasizes communication between husband and wife. It teaches a nonjudgmental approach to communication. The weekend also provides the couple time together away from daily distractions to concentrate on each other.
Retrouvaille: A weekend retreat for couples experiencing difficulty in their marriage. Peers minister to those who are hurting and provide them with examples and tools to deal with their marital situation.
Engage Encounter: A weekend experience where couples planning marriage have the time, together, to concentrate on each other. It is designed to give couples an opportunity to dialogue intensively and honestly about their future life together.
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Day of Recollection: The retreat center is able to host or facilitate a day of prayer for any parish group (ex. Altar Society, Parish Council, Staff Members, etc) By prior arrangement.
Quiet Day(s) of Personal Prayer: Individuals are invited to spend an hour, day, weekend, or week in solitude, reflection, and prayer here at the retreat center. Meals and overnight lodgings can be provided. By prior arrangement.
Directed Retreat: Individuals are able to spend a couple of days, weekend, or week in prayer and reflection. Each day the individual meets with a qualified retreat director who accompanies the person on their spiritual journey during the time of retreat. By prior arrangement.
Spiritual Direction: A ministry of accompanying a person on his/her faith journey. A qualified spiritual director meets with an individual to listen, reflect, pray, and discern together how God is working in the person's life. Spiritual direction is a means to deepen one's relationship with God and is not counseling. Contact Sister Dolorette Farias, SSND for an appointment. (806) 383-1811
**The Bishop DeFalco Retreat Center also hosts a wide range of other programs.