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Retreat Themes & Topics  

Retreat themes and topics are personalized and customized to meet the vision, purpose, and desired outcome of the Ministry group/Parish. 

Consider the following retreats/day of reflection:

Parents retreat for those students in the various sacramental and formation programs
and Youth Ministry.
RCIA Candidates Retreat
Parish Council Retreat
Staff  Retreat
Parish Ministry Leaders Retreat
Lectors Retreat
Eucharistic Ministers/Adorers Retreat
Youth Ministry Core Team Retreat
School Teachers Retreat
Religious Education Teachers Retreat
Parish Mission
Special evening of reflection
Charismatic Prayer Meeting & Mass
Charismatic Prayer Group Training
Individual Ministry groups – ie. Ladies Guild or Marian Group

Consider these themes/topics:

Forgiveness                                            Prayer
Grow in the Fruit of the Spirit
Seek His Face
Ask. Seek. Knock
The Joy of Serving
Gifts of the Holy Spirit
Shaped by the Potters Hand
Life in the Spirit Seminar

Radical Obedience
Anything is Possible
Invitation to Conversion
Spiritual Makeover
Go Make a Difference
God’s Amazing Grace
Be a Passionate Witness
Holy Spirit Power
Abiding in the Vine
Harvest of Blessing
Daughter of the King
Coming Home

Retreat Format  

Retreats, Days of Reflection, Workshops, Conferences and Special Events may be offered in a variety of formats!  Schedule the date, decide on the theme & format, and leave the rest to our professional retreat team. The ministry will bring all of the necessary materials, equipment, handouts, gifts, and theme décor to transform your meeting environment!  Every detail can be managed by the ministry to ensure that your group will have an outstanding retreat experience! Each retreat promises to be an opportunity for personal renewal and spiritual growth!

Experience may include:

½ day  - Full Day – Weekend – Evenings
Stations of the Cross
Rosary – Divine Mercy
Music- Traditional Hymns or Contemporary Worship
Testimony/Personal Witness
Teaching based on the Word of God and Catholic Catechism
Large group / small group discussion
Healing Service
Baptism of the Holy Spirit

Parish/Ministry/Participant expectations:

  • Ministry can provide all hospitality if required – meals & beverages & supplies
  • Love offering will be collected
  • Participants may bring a sack lunch and snack to share
  • No fee from the Parish is expected unless it is determined prior to the event
  • Advertising to be done by the Parish – Materials will be provided
  • Registration process completed by parish or ministry


Below are some of the Parishes we have had the privilege to be scheduled to minister in:

Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha  - Tucson
Holy Cross  – Morenci
Living Water Retreat Center - Cottonwood
Most Holy Trinity - Tucson
Mt. Claret Retreat Center - Phoenix
Our Lady of Fatima - Tucson
Our Lady of the Valley – Green Valley
Our Lady of the Mountain – Sierra Vista
Our Lady of Lourdes – Bensen
Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament – Miami
Our Mother of Sorrows - Tucson
St. Andrews – Sierra Vista
St. Andrew – Chandler
St. Augustine Cathedral  - Tucson
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton - Tucson
St. Francis of Assisi - Yuma
St. Francis Cabrini Parish – Spring Hill, Florida
St. Francis Cabrini  - Tucson
St. Francis de Sales – Tucson
St. George Parish – Apache Junction
St. Helen Mission - Oracle
St. John the Evangelist- Tucson
St. Maria Goritti - Scottsdale
St. Mark the Evangelist  - Tucson
St. Patrick – Bisbee
St. Pius X - Tucson
St. Rose of Lima – Safford
St. Rose of Lima Mission - Tucson
St. Theresa Lisieux - Patagonia


Diocese of Tucson
111 S. Church Ave.
Tucson, Arizona 85701

Erin travels locally , nationally and internationally. To schedule a retreat, consultation, ministry training, event planning appointment or speaking engagement contact Erin directly via e-mail or telephone.

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You may download a PDF of our Retreat Topics and Themes.





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