Dad's Retreat at Bethany: March 27-29, 2020
Reclaiming Sonship and Fatherhood
Come enjoy a weekend away at Bethany Retreat House!
This year's theme: Reclaim Sonship and Fatherhood
Our Retreat Priests: Fr. Anthony Stewart and Fr. Mark Simpson
Our Speaker: Jimmy Mitchell
How do you live your manhood so authentically that others can’t help but get inspired and follow you? How do you raise up the next generation of boys into virtuous men? These questions and more are what Reclaim Fatherhood is all about. Led by Jimmy Mitchell, an international speaker and long-time friend of Fraternus, this event is designed for men who want to grow in virtue and pass on the faith to the next generation.
Retreat Cost: $160 per person for the weekend (includes room, meals and materials)
Checks should be made to St. Patrick School or paid online with registration.
What to bring: comfortable clothes, toiletries, notebook or journal, pen, Bible, whatever else you need for the weekend.
Sheets and towels are provided. Bedrooms are private, about half of the bedrooms have a private bathroom, others share a common bathroom.
When to arrive: between 5-6 PM. Dinner will be served at 6:00 PM.
Friday: Dinner, Opening Conference by Father, Holy Hour
Saturday: Mass, Conference by Father, Time for private prayer, confession, resting, hiking, sleeping, etc. Evening Conference by Jimmy Mitchell
Sunday: Breakfast, Mass, Closing talk by Jimmy, Retreat ends at 11:00 AM
Guidelines for Bethany Retreat House:
1. Smoking and alcoholic beverages are not permitted in Bethany Retreat House or on the grounds.
2. Bethany Retreat House is located on 72 acres and is a beautiful, clean, and serene place in which to encounter God. The staff of the Retreat House asks for your partnership in maintaining this restful environment, both for yourself and for others who are on retreat.
3. Visitors are asked to leave the furniture as it is placed.
4. In order to provide an opportunity for prayer, the first floor bedrooms and bathrooms are places of silence. There are other times/places of silence posted.
5. We encourage retreatants to "fast" from technology in order to enter deeply into the opportunity for prayer, rest, and reflection. Phones should be on mute or turned off during the time of the retreat.
6. In order to keep the Retreat House beautiful and pest-free, we ask guests no to eat or store food in the first floor bedrooms.
7. Visitors at Bethany Retreat House acknowledge responsibility for any damages that may occur during their visit.