Retreat Dates

October 28-30, 2022 & April 28-30, 2023

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Burning Within Us

2022 & 2023 Retreat Theme

"They said to each other, 'Were not our hearts burning within us while he was talking to us on the road, while he was opening the scriptures to us?'" (Luke 24:32) Join us for a weekend of powerful talks, Mass, Confession, Eucharistic Adoration, and community for young adults ages 23-35. Both the October 28-30, 2022 and April 28-30, 2023 retreats will focus on this theme of encountering Jesus in the Scriptures and the Eucharist.


Your Relationship with God
  • Learn

    Formation Talks
    Homilies from AFC Chaplains
    Getting Involved with AFC

  • Pray

    Holy Sacrifice of the Mass
    Eucharistic Adoration

  • Grow

    Reflection Time
    Small Groups
    Prayerful Atmosphere

Who Can Attend?

Any Catholic Young Adult (23+)

Young adults (23+). Individuals or married couples. Nursing babies are welcome.

Young Adult Catholic Retreat group photo in chapel at Catholic Familyland

Retreat Speakers

For These Catholic Young Adult Retreats

Art Bamert Jr.

Speaking at October 2022 Retreat

Art Bamert, Jr. is a cradle Catholic who grew up in St. Louis, MO. He attended Catholic middle school and high school and then headed west to the Rockies to seek his fortune and find the meaning of life. He ended up learning how to ski, rediscovering his faith, and meeting his lovely wife Donna. Art is a student of Catholic apologetics and loves to talk about anything that has to do with Christ or His Church. He loves hiking, camping, and fishing and is known to be serious about cooking and is very serious about smoking meat and the word on the street is his BBQ is legit. Learn more about Art at:
or watch this video clip of him speaking.


From the Laborers in the Vineyard Retreat℠

Retreat Information

For the 2022 & 2023 Retreats

Individual: $99
Married couple: $175 (use code: LIVCOUPLE)
Shuttle to and from Pittsburgh International Airport: $20

The cost of registration includes:

  • 2 nights lodging
  • Meals, snacks & beverages
  • Linens & towels

2022 & 2023 Retreat Schedules

Subject to change. Both the October 28-30, 2022 and April 28-30, 2023 retreats will have the same schedule.

5:00 p.m. Check-In
5:00-6:00 p.m. Optional Pizza Dinner
6:00 p.m. Confession available
6:45 p.m. Optional Rosary
7:15 p.m. Welcome and Orientation
8:00 p.m. Holy Sacrifice of the Mass
9:10 p.m. Talk #1
10:15 p.m. Social
12:30 a.m. Campus Curfew

7:30 a.m. Coffee available
8:00 a.m. Silent Eucharistic Adoration (Confession available)
9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
9:30 a.m. Walking Rosary
10:00 a.m. Talk #2
10:50 a.m. Small Group Discussion
11:30 a.m. Holy Sacrifice of the Mass
12:40 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. Recreation Time (lawn games, hiking, board games)
3:00 p.m. Divine Mercy Chaplet
3:10 p.m. Explanation of Quiet Time
3:20 p.m. Personal Quiet Time
6:00 p.m. Dinner
7:00 p.m. Talk #3
8:00 p.m. Eucharistic Adoration (with Rosary, praise and worship, Confession, Benediction)
9:30 p.m. Bonfire and Social
12:30 a.m. Campus Curfew

7:30 a.m. Coffee and Continental Breakfast
8:40 a.m. Walking Rosary
9:00 a.m. Talk #4
9:45 a.m. Personal Mass Prep
10:00 a.m. Holy Sacrifice of the Mass
11:15 a.m. Closing Remarks and Group Picture
11:40 a.m. Brunch
1:00 p.m. Departure

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