Living Hope is pleased to offer communities faith-based retreat experiences where you’d like to us hold them. We are available to facilitate day, overnight, and weekend retreats for your community. Retreat experiences and programs vary, but we will work hard with you to develop a retreat plan that will meet your community’s needs.

Click on any of the links below to be taken to more information about that program. We also have a library of retreat resources.

Youth and School Programs

We endeavor to empower, encourage, and enlighten teens on their faith journeys. We guide participants through an active faith experience with the use of visual meditations, scriptural reflections, and interactive activities. We can customize any retreat to meet your communities needs.

Youth Topics Include:

  • Confirmation
  • Sexuality
  • Leadership
  • Discernment
  • Friendship
  • Prayer
  • Christian Living
  • Social Justice

School Topics Include:

  • Transitions
  • Discernment
  • Anti-Bullying
  • Prayer
  • Friendship
  • Models of Faith
  • Hands of Christ

Sexuality Programs

As a married couple with backgrounds in ministry and medicine, we offer appropriate, informative, and enriching programs about human sexuality and it’s place in God’s plan. We are pleased to help design a program that will tackle this difficult topic in an interactive, non-threatening, and fun way. All programs are designed around the Church’s teachings on Christian Approaches to Human Sexuality, the Safe Environments Initiative, and John Paul II’s Theology of the Body.

Topics Most Requested:

  • Sex: It’s More than a Verb!
  • Boundaries
  • Safe Environments/Technology Safety
  • Healthy Dating
  • Abstinence
  • Marriage
  • Pornography
  • Gender Differences
  • Media and Self Image
  • Pro-Life Topics
  • Family Programs

    We strive to provide retreat and enrichment programs to connect families, explore faith, and encourage life-long learning. We use a variety of developmentally appropriate activities and prayer experiences to engage families and give them tools to deepen faith at home.

    Topics Include:

    • Reconciliation
    • Sexuality
    • Advent
    • Lent
    • Creed
    • Prayer
    • Christian Living
    • Sacraments

    Customize a Program

    In designing your community’s retreat experience, we consider your needs and goals. We discuss the retreat with parish leadership, pray about it, and reflection on your community’s past experiences to build a program that meets your needs. Below is a list of programs we’ve offered for others that could be combined or adapted for your community’s needs.

    • Prayer Labyrinth
    • Lectio Divina Education and Prayer Cards
    • Visio Divina Experiences
    • Advent and Lent Programs
    • Prayer and Music Programs
    • Retreat Team Training
    • Consultation
    • Education for teachers, parish staff, catechists, and youth ministers