SUMMARYThis retreat is geared for men and women (age 18 & up) who want the challenge of trusting in the Lord and receiving all that He offers – be it through circumstances of life, daily weather, the people around us, or even the gift of forgiveness. Our conversations and prayer time on this trip-retreat will center around a baseline understanding of the Theology of the Body, our individual unrepeatability, the anatomy of trust, receptivity, and understanding the vocation to love as well as the vowed Vocations available to us. Our time away from phones and computers will allow us to break from our ties to electronics, talk to one another, and receive the plan the Lord has for us.  We will be accompanied by a priest in order to participate in daily Mass and Eucharistic adoration.


  1.  Read the retreat information below thoroughly!
  2.  Print the registration forms, fill them out, and sign or initial where needed (keep a copy for your records).
  3.  Mail or scan the completed forms  (send scanned forms to: [email protected]).
    • Enclose a deposit or full payment via check or pay by credit card via EVENTBRITE (link below).
    • Enclose a copy of your/your child’s medical insurance card.

You may hold a spot on the retreat by sending an email to [email protected], but if your registration materials and payment are not received within one week of your email date, that spot will be opened up to others.

Note that deposits are non-refundable after the registration deadline.  Full payments are due by the second date listed on the registration forms and refunds of any fees beyond the deposit are only considered in cases of unforeseeable emergencies.

DETAILS:   print a flyer

LOCATION:  Rocky Mountain National Park, CO

AGE RANGE:  Open to men and women, age 18 and up; limit of 19 participants.

DATES: July 15-19, 2015



  • $550  (includes 5 days of food, camping, fees, and transportation from Denver Airport or Lyons/Longmont Park & Ride)
  • $300 deposit due with registration forms June 26 / remainder due July 10
  • Deposit is non-refundable after deadline; refund of remaining fee only in case of emergency.

LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY:  Moderate to difficult.  Hiking will include trails that are 5-10 miles in length; mountainous trails include flats, rocky terrain, and generally uneven ground with elevation gain.   This is a “basecamp” style trip, meaning that we will be driving to our campsite and setting up there for the duration of our retreat; we will travel to trailheads daily.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS:  On Wednesday, July 15, participants should plan to be picked up via 8 or 15-passenger vans from either the Denver Airport or the Lyons/Longmont Park & Ride.   Ideally this process will all happen before noon; please plan flights and arrival times accordingly.  Departure times from the Denver Airport on Sunday July 19 should be no earlier than 2:30 pm.

Please do not bring electronic devices; if you think you will be tempted to use them they can optionally be collected (including cell phones) at the start of the retreat with the expectation that they will not be used unless there is an emergency.  (NOTE: the areas we will hike have unreliable phone coverage.)   It is also expected that you will arrange for your absence (out of office replies, etc.) prior to the start of the retreat (not in the van).

These trips are designed to be “family style” in that we share daily “chores” (meal prep, clean up, etc.), we wait for one another, and we share tent space.  Due to campground regulations surrounding how many people and tents are allowed per site, we have little flexibility with tent arrangements; men and women will be separated unless married and married couples may be asked to share a tent with another married couple.


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