Damascus Adult Retreats

In the midst of a life of service, 

connect back to the source.

Damascus Women’s Retreats 2020-21: VICTORIOUS

A powerful weekend retreat for adult
Catholic women seeking to live a life on fire.

Choose Your Date:

Apr 9-11, 2021

Apr 23-25, 2021

If a retreat is full, you will be invited to join the waiting list and we will let you know if space opens up!

NEW: Damascus Men’s Retreat

A Powerful Overnight Retreat for Men who want to Live a Life on Fire!

December 4-5, 2020

Damascus invites you to a weekend away for a life-changing retreat! The retreat theme is VICTORIOUS, focusing on Victory in the Lord and inviting Him to reign in Victory over every facet of our life. The weekend is December 4-5, at Damascus Catholic Mission Campus in Centerburg, OH. The weekend will feature dynamic keynotes and breakouts, times of worship, whiskey tastings, cigar rolling, bonfires and high adventure activities! The cost of the retreat is $150 and includes meals, lodging, t-shirt and activities. Don’t come alone – invite other men into Victory with you!
Retreat Event Schedule

Damascus Men’s Retreat Schedule

5-7:15pm Registration and Campfire Dinner (Registration ending at 6:15)
7:30-9:30pm Evening Programming (Eucharistic Adoration, Worship, and Keynote on Identity as Sons of God)
9:30-10:00pm Parish Discussion Groups
10:00-11:00pm Evening Fellowship (Bonfire, Cards, and Beer) 11:00pm Optional Vespers (Chanted)

5:30-7:30am: Optional Morning Sabbath: Adoration, Coffee, Morning Snacks, Fishing at Lake Joy available)
7:30-8:30am: Morning Mass, Keynote 2 (Homily): Knowing the Father’s love 8:30-9:15am: Breakfast
9:30-12:00pm: Activities and Breakout Session Rotations
12:00-1:00pm: Lunch
1:00-3:30pm: Activities and Breakout Sessions (Continued)
4:00-6:00pm: Evening Programming (Worship, Keynote 3: Victory as Sons of God, Prayer Ministry)
6:00-6:30pm: Parish Discussion Groups
6:30-7:30pm: Dinner
7:30-9:00pm: Evening Entertainment: (Whiskey Tasting, Cigar Rolling, Cards)
9:00pm: Closing Exhortation at the Bonfire
9:30pm: Departure

Frequently Asked Questions

How much do the retreats cost?

Women’s Retreat: $185

Men’s Retreat: $150

What are the arrival and departure times for each retreat?

Expect to arrive Friday evening for each retreat. Please eat dinner prior to arrival.

Women’s Retreat will conclude midday on Sunday after brunch.

Men’s Retreat will conclude on Saturday evening after dinner. If you would like to stay the night and depart Sunday morning,  please choose the “Additional Night” option when registering (cost is $30). A continental breakfast will be provided on Sunday for those who stay.

More precise schedules coming soon!

What should I pack?

Packing lists coming soon!

How do I cancel a retreat reservation? What is the refund policy?

All cancellations must be submitted in writing via email or managed through your Ultracamp account online. We are sorry, but this policy also applies to cancellations that may arise as a result of illness, injury or other unforeseen circumstances as our contracted expenses are also binding.

Cancellations up to 60 days prior to the first day of retreat: Up to 50% refund offered.

Cancellations up to 30 days prior to the first day of retreat: Up to 25% refund offered.

Cancellations less than 30 days prior to the first day of retreat: 0%