First Year Retreat

“There’s nothing more practical than finding God, than falling in love…” - Fr. Pedro Arrupe

No one comes to college to stay the same. So, what will the next four years mean for you? Dive into the Notre Dame community on the First Year Retreat where you will foster meaningful friendships. This will be a space where all spiritual journeys, faith traditions, and questions are welcome. This exciting retreat is where your Notre Dame experience doesn’t just start, it deepens

When is the retreat?

Friday, Aug. 27 at 5:30 p.m. - Sat. Aug. 28 at 5:00 p.m.
Transportation provided to the off-campus retreat center

Who can attend?

First-Year students from Notre Dame, Holy Cross College, or Saint Mary’s. All spiritual journeys are welcome. All questions welcome. All faiths welcome.

Retreat Fee:

$15, financial assistance is available.


Registration has now closed. Thank you for your interest!