2020 Retreat DatesFor Alone with God Silent Retreats
RediscoverYour Heavenly Father’s Love in the Silence
When was the last time you spent some alone time with your Dad—God the Father? It's time to be alone with God.
The noise, hustle, and mess of life are huge distractions from the still small voice of God. He is always there, loving you and speaking to you, but you forget to listen.
So come on an Alone with God Retreat! During the retreat, step away from the intensity of daily life. Rediscover your Father’s love in the silence. This four-day silent retreat includes inspiring conferences to deepen your knowledge of God. Spiritual direction is available for your journey of faith. Most importantly, abundant graces are given through the sacraments. Additionally, time for rest is available throughout the retreat.
StrengthenYour Relationship with God
So you can deepen your knowledge of God
For your personal journey of faith
Holy Sacrifice of the Mass
Offered daily during the retreat
Sacrament of Confession
Available throughout the retreat
Silent Retreat Atmosphere
So you can focus on listening to God’s still small voice
Holy Rosary & Divine Mercy Chaplet
Recited daily during the retreat
Gaze upon the face of the Lord
Private Retreat Room
A quiet place for you to rest
Alone with God Retreat SpeakersFor 2020
Fr. William Wagner, ORCOrder of Canons Regular of the Holy Cross
Fr. William Wagner was born in Santa Barbara, CA, in 1950, the third of seven children. He went to Rome in 1972 to study at the Angelicum, the University of St. Thomas Aquinas, where he received his doctorate in theology in 1983. During his studies there he joined the community of the Work of the Holy Angels (Opus Sanctorum Angelorum) in Austria, which shortly after his ordination in 1977 restored the medieval Order of Canons Regular of the Holy Cross in Portugal. Fr. Wagner spent over 40 years in Europe, mostly in Rome, Italy, and Fátima, Portugal, and preached in Italy, Portugal, Austria, Switzerland, and France. During the 1980’s and early 1990’s he also preached extensively across the United States in over 45 states. In 2015, he was reassigned to St. Gabriel Monastery in Carrollton, OH.
Retreat InformationFor the 2020 Silent Retreats
- Shuttle to and from Pittsburgh International Airport $10.00
- The cost of registration includes:
- 3 nights in your private retreat room
- 8 meals, snacks & beverages
- Linens & towels
- Notebook & pen
Suggested books are not included in the cost of the retreat however, they will typically be available for purchase in our bookstore before and after the retreat.
How silent is this retreat?
When you arrive at the retreat, you are welcome to socialize with the other retreatants.
Silence Begins: Thursday evening, with the opening Mass.
Silence Ends: Sunday, after Mass. At that point you may once again socialize with the other retreatants, during brunch.
During the retreat
There will not be any talking outside of Mass, vocal prayers, confession, and spiritual guidance.