Freshman Retreat

Freshman Retreat is a one-day event will be your student’s first step in their four-year spiritual journey at Brebeuf Jesuit. Freshman Retreat will focus on four key goals;

  1. Building an inclusive community among the freshman class
  2. Fostering a greater understanding of self
  3. Developing an understanding of the mission and identity of Brebeuf (what makes a Brebeuf BRAVE)
  4. Creating a personal encounter with Ignatian Spirituality

Freshman Retreat is mandatory for all Brebeuf freshmen and will take place on October 14, 2020 at the University of Indianapolis. Freshmen should arrive to Brebeuf at the normal drop-off time, please be no later than 8:15 a.m. Students are asked to check in with Campus Ministry in the Cafeteria upon arrival. From there, the class will be bussed to the university’s campus and will return for normal dismissal.

Dress for the day is regular school attired. Lunch will be provided. For dietary restrictions, please contact Bree Ballard, Director of Campus Ministry.

Questions? Please contact Bree Ballard, Director of Campus Ministry, at or 317.524.7122.

Sophomore Retreat

Sophomore Retreats are held at Waycross Episcopal Conference Center, Morgantown, Ind.

  • September 19-20, 2019
  • October 24-25, 2019
  • March 12-13, 2020

During this retreat, sophomores take time to look at themselves and the challenges they face. Brebeuf Jesuit seniors join Campus Ministers and Brebeuf Jesuit staff members to lead students in experiences of personal sharing and listening in a religiously supportive atmosphere.

To register for Sophomore Retreat, please click here.

Junior Retreat

  • November 7-8, 2019

Junior Retreat is held at Waycross Episcopal Conference Center, Morgantown, Ind.

Students grow in interacting with peers in a trusting and supportive way, building a sense of community, identity and support. This retreat focuses upon interpersonal relationships and God’s active role within those relationships as students share their values and concerns. Brebeuf Jesuit seniors join Campus Ministers and Brebeuf Jesuit staff members in leading this retreat.

To register for Junior Retreat, please click here.

Kairos Retreats

Kairos Retreats are held at Fatima Retreat House in Indianapolis.

  • Kairos 110 – September 24-27, 2019
  • Kairos 111 – January 28-31, 2020
  • Kairos 112 – February 11-14, 2020
  • Kairos 113 – March 3-6, 2020
  • Kairos 114 – June 2-5, 2020

Kairos helps students grow in self-knowledge and self-esteem in an atmosphere of particularly strong peer and adult support. Students grow in their understanding of their relationships with friends, family and God. Students who have made Kairos have found it to be one of the best experiences of high school. A follow-up program helps students continue their growth.

To Register for Kairos, please click here


Additional Information

Space is limited on retreats; students must turn in applications promptly. Students are taken on a first-come, first-served basis. If too few students (less than 25) sign up for a particular retreat, the retreat may be cancelled and deposits returned.

Fees for the retreats vary from $195 to $285. If your student needs a financial scholarship in order to attend a retreat, please contact the Campus Ministry Office at 317.524.7122.

Help is available and we want your child to attend his or her class retreat.

Students of varied faiths and religious backgrounds are welcomed and respected on all of these retreats. Leaders and retreatants alike speak from their own faith experience.