Types of Retreats

Oblate-Directed Retreats

Your retreat at Marello Youth Retreat Center can be designed to fit the unique needs of your group. Mini-retreats, day retreats, overnight and weekend retreats are all options for your consideration.

If you are interested in working with the Oblates of St. Joseph to design a retreat at which they will serve as your retreat director, contact the Marello Youth Retreat Center to schedule an appointment.

• Sacrament Preparation (e.g., Confirmation)
• Vocation Awareness
• Respecting & Honoring Cultural Influences
• Understanding Relationships (parents, siblings, peers, society)
• Recognizing Inner Creativity
• Exploring Self (image and outlook)
Presentation/talks
• Small group discussion
• Sharing
• Media/video clips
• Personal experience/testimony
• Prayer & meditation
• Music & Worship
• Recreation/icebreakers

Self-Directed Retreats

Groups which are “self-directed” arranging for their own retreat director to join them, may reserve Marello Retreat Center by calling the Retreat Center to determine available dates.

Special Retreats

Periodically, the Oblates of St. Joseph offer special retreats. These may be offered to selected audiences and age groups.
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    Advent Retreats for 5th. Grades

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    Lent Retreats for 7th. Grades

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    Theology of the Body

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    Catechists Retreat

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    Pastoral Care Service Retreat

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