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Retreat Program

Retreat Programs

Bishop Amat Kairos (Senior Year)

Kairos, also known as ‘Christian Awakening,’ is a close adaptation of the Cursillo. Significant benefits have come to our seniors from this retreat and to many of our faculty who have joined alumni as team members.

The Kairos program typically begins after school on Monday and ends early Thursday evening. From forty to fifty students attend led by a team composed of six or seven alumni and six faculty members. Major talks – each team member presents one – are followed by discussion in small groups. There are other particular activities to promote community, to build a sense of reflection and to encourage trust and openness. Among the key themes are: knowing myself, finding out who Jesus is for me, recognizing what Jesus’ call to me is, living the message of Christ.

Bishop Amat Kairos – Senior Class
  • Oct. 19-22, 2015 Mandatory Parent Meeting on Oct. 8 @7pm in the Library

  • Jan. 19-22, 2016 Mandatory Parent Meeting on Jan. 7 @7pm in the Library

  • Mar. 14-17, 2016 Mandatory Parent Meeting on Mar. 3 @7pm in the Library

The cost of the Kairos Retreat is $300

Financial Assistance is available.

Emmaus Reatreat Program (Junior Year)

The Emmaus program is a three day, two night retreat which focuses on our call to active Discipleship of Christ.  The retreat allows the participants to reflect on the presence of Jesus in their lives.  The Emmaus retreat is filled with activities of reflection, community building and spiritual growth.  The Emmaus is led by seniors and members of the faculty.  The Emmaus retreat is a "sister" retreat to Kairos, so those who are able to participate in both have a unique perspective.

Bishop Amat Emmaus-Junior Class
  • Nov. 17-19, 2015

  • Feb. 22-24, 2016

The cost of the Emmaus Retreat is $200

Financial Assistance is available.