Retreat Schedule


In the Catholic tradition, it is customary to make an annual retreat.
Due to the great interest of women for retreats hosted by the Sisters of Life,
we ask that you attend only one retreat
during our retreat season from September through June.

Thank you!

2017-2018 Retreats at Villa Maria Guadalupe in Stamford, CT

Young Women’s Retreats (Ages 18-35)
June 8-10, 2018 [more info] Retreat Full, Registration is closed

Hope and Healing: Post-Abortion Retreats
Schedule of Days of Prayer and Healing


2018-2019 Retreats at Villa Maria Guadalupe in Stamford, CT

Registration for all retreats will open on Monday, July 2nd

October 5th-7th, 2018

Women’s Retreat
Open to women ages 18 and over

A weekend of silence and prayer for women ages 18 and over, this retreat includes time and space to encounter the Lord, Mass on Saturday and Sunday, opportunities for Sacramental Confession, and Eucharistic adoration. The Sisters will give conferences throughout on topics such as Introduction to Prayer and The Feminine Heart. The silence is broken only for these conferences, and for a personal meeting with a Sister, should you desire it.

October 12th-14th, 2018

Working Men’s Retreat
Open to men ages 18 and over

This retreat is a graced time of prayer, service and fellowship. The weekend includes Mass on Saturday and Sunday, opportunities for Sacramental Confession, Eucharistic adoration, and a “work project” on Saturday at our Annunciation Motherhouse. In addition to conferences given by our chaplain and retreat director, Fr. Louis Marie, C.F.R., time will be given for prayer with the Sisters and fellowship with other men seeking to follow the Lord.

October 19th-21st, 2018

Young Women’s Retreat
Open to women ages 18-35

A time of prayer and fellowship with others walking with the Lord, this retreat is open to women ages 18-35. The weekend includes times and places of silence to encounter the Lord, Mass on Saturday and Sunday, opportunities for Sacramental Confession, Eucharistic adoration, and recreation with the Sisters. The Sisters will give conferences throughout on topics such as Introduction to Prayer and The Feminine Heart. There is also an opportunity for a brief, personal meeting with a Sister, should you desire it.

November 16th-18th, 2018

Women’s Retreat
Open to women ages 18 and over

A weekend of silence and prayer for women ages 18 and over, this retreat includes time and space to encounter the Lord, Mass on Saturday and Sunday, opportunities for Sacramental Confession, and Eucharistic adoration. The Sisters will give conferences throughout on topics such as Introduction to Prayer and The Feminine Heart. The silence is broken only for these conferences, and for a personal meeting with a Sister, should you desire it.

February 8th-10th, 2019

Women’s Retreat
Open to women ages 18 and over

A weekend of silence and prayer for women ages 18 and over, this retreat includes time and space to encounter the Lord, Mass on Saturday and Sunday, opportunities for Sacramental Confession, and Eucharistic adoration. The Sisters will give conferences throughout on topics such as Introduction to Prayer and The Feminine Heart. The silence is broken only for these conferences, and for a personal meeting with a Sister, should you desire it.

February 15th-17th, 2019

Introduction to Ignatian Prayer
Open to women ages 18-35

Open to both men and women ages 18 and up, this is a silent retreat where you will be taught how to pray in the tradition of St. Ignatius of Loyola (meditation, contemplation, hearing God’s voice, explanation of the “Examen” prayer, etc.) In addition to conferences on prayer given by our chaplain / retreat director, time will be given for practicing Ignatian meditation. The weekend also includes Mass on Saturday and Sunday, opportunities for Sacramental Confession and Eucharistic adoration.

February 22nd-24th, 2019

Young Women’s Retreat
Open to women ages 18-35

A time of prayer and fellowship with others walking with the Lord, this retreat is open to women ages 18-35. The weekend includes times and places of silence to encounter the Lord, Mass on Saturday and Sunday, opportunities for Sacramental Confession, Eucharistic adoration, and recreation with the Sisters. The Sisters will give conferences throughout on topics such as Introduction to Prayer and The Feminine Heart. There is also an opportunity for a brief, personal meeting with a Sister, should you desire it.

March 29th-31st, 2019

Young Women’s Retreat
Open to women ages 18-35

A time of prayer and fellowship with others walking with the Lord, this retreat is open to women ages 18-35. The weekend includes times and places of silence to encounter the Lord, Mass on Saturday and Sunday, opportunities for Sacramental Confession, Eucharistic adoration, and recreation with the Sisters. The Sisters will give conferences throughout on topics such as Introduction to Prayer and The Feminine Heart. There is also an opportunity for a brief, personal meeting with a Sister, should you desire it.

May 17th-19th, 2019

Women’s Retreat
Open to women ages 18 and over

A weekend of silence and prayer for women ages 18 and over, this retreat includes time and space to encounter the Lord, Mass on Saturday and Sunday, opportunities for Sacramental Confession, and Eucharistic adoration. The Sisters will give conferences throughout on topics such as Introduction to Prayer and The Feminine Heart. The silence is broken only for these conferences, and for a personal meeting with a Sister, should you desire it.

June 7th-9th, 2019

Young Women’s Retreat
Open to women ages 18-35

A time of prayer and fellowship with others walking with the Lord, this retreat is open to women ages 18-35. The weekend includes times and places of silence to encounter the Lord, Mass on Saturday and Sunday, opportunities for Sacramental Confession, Eucharistic adoration, and recreation with the Sisters. The Sisters will give conferences throughout on topics such as Introduction to Prayer and The Feminine Heart. There is also an opportunity for a brief, personal meeting with a Sister, should you desire it.


2017-2018 Retreats in Toronto, Canada

Young Adult Retreat (Ages 18-35)
Location: Manresa Jesuit Retreat House, Pickering, ON, Canada
July 20-22, 2018 [register] [more info]


2017-2018 Retreats in Colorado
*Please note: we will have one airport pickup at Denver International Airport departing the airport at 4:00pm.
Your flight should arrive no later than 3:30pm to allow time to travel from the terminal to passenger pickup.

Women’s Retreat (Ages 18 and up)
Location: Highlands Camp & Retreat Center, Allenspark, CO
June 29 – July 1, 2018  [register]  [more info]