The Shine Retreat is happening!
The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. // John 1:5
Pick from a few different retreat options and join us:
- The Midwest Retreat is in Kansas City, Kansas at St. James Academy on on June 7-8th.
- The Texas Retreat is in Houston, Texas at Prince of Peace Catholic Church on August 2-3rd.
- The Southern Retreat is in Nashville, Tennessee at Cathedral of the Incarnation on September 6-7th.
- The Northeast Retreat is in Annapolis, Maryland at Holy Family Church on October 11-12th.
- The Ireland Retreat is in Dublin at the Emmaus Centre for two weekends: November 8-9th and November 15-16th.
Come pray with us, celebrate the liturgy with us, and remember what it means to shine with God’s love. With time allocated for personal reflection time as well as two nights of adoration, vigil Mass, and three meals, this retreat is for you.
Early Bird Ticket is $135
Price increases to $150 one month before Retreat date
Ireland Early Bird Ticket is $100
Price increases to $115 one month before Retreat date
Friday at 6pm Registration Opens
Friday at 7pm Session I Begins
Friday until 9pm Night 1 Ends
Saturday at 8am Breakfast
Saturday at 9am Session II Begins
Saturday at 9pm Shine Retreat Ends
- Who is this retreat for?
This retreat is for women 18+ who:
+ are searching for community
+ are looking to rekindle your faith
+ is a woman in need to peaceful prayer time
+ is a woman yearning for a deeper relationship with the Lord
- What is included in my retreat ticket?
You will receive a light dinner on Friday evening, three meals and snacks all day Saturday as well as sessions, adoration, confession, praise and worship, vigil Mass, and beautiful sisterhood. You also will receive a beautiful welcome packet with a prayer journal.
- I bought a ticket, but I can’t come. Can I get a refund?
We cannot issue refunds, but you can look to sell your ticket via social media, Blessed is She regional facebook group, or your friends.
- What do I need to come with?
Your Bible, your heart, and your laughter.
- Where should I stay?
There are many hotels in the area! Here are a couple favorites:
MCI Kansas City International Airport
-Hyatt Place Kansas City/Lenexa City Center
8741 Ryckert St, Lenexa, KS 66219
-SpringHill Suites by Marriott Kansas City Lenexa/City Center
17190 W 87th St, Lenexa, KS 66219
-Embassy Suites by Hilton Kansas City Olathe
10401 S. Ridgeview Rd, Olathe, Kansas, 66061, USA
Nashville International Airport (BNA)
-Home2 Suites by Hilton Nashville Vanderbilt, TN
1800 Division St, Nashville, TN 37203
-Homewood Suites by Hilton Nashville Vanderbilt, TN
2400 West End Ave, Nashville, TN 37203
-Residence Inn by Marriott Nashville Vanderbilt/West End
1801 Hayes St, Nashville, TN 37203
George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)
– Staybridge Suites Houston Willowbrook – Hwy 249
18828 TX-249, Houston, TX 77070
– Hilton Garden Inn Houston NW/Willowbrook
7979 Willow Chase Blvd, Houston, TX 77070
– Home2 Suites by Hilton Houston Willowbrook
7815 Willow Chase Blvd, Houston, TX 77070
Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI)
-Hampton Inn & Suites Annapolis
124 Womack Dr, Annapolis, MD 21401
-Hilton Garden Inn Annapolis
305 Harry S. Truman Pkwy, Annapolis, MD 21401
-SpringHill Suites by Marriott Annapolis
189 Admiral Cochrane Dr, Annapolis, MD 21401
Accommodations: Emmaus Centre (Please contact Julie at the Emmaus Centre directly to book your accomodations by clicking here.)
€55/person for one night (either Friday night or Saturday night)
€100/person for the 2 nights (includes breakfast both days for a single room)
Twins room (2 beds):
€50/person/night or €90/person/both nights
- What about my food allergies?
We are able to accommodate gluten free and vegetarian diets. If you are vegan or have severe food allergies, we are happy to refund a portion of your ticket and allow you to bring safe, satisfying meals for yourself.
- Is there a group rate?
Yes! Email [email protected] for groups of 5 or more.