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Retreat for People Facing Serious Illness

Come away for the weekend—celebrate life –enjoy respite from day-to-day activities—experience spiritual renewal—rejoice in the love of our Lord Jesus!

The Retreat for People Facing Serious Illness offers a unique opportunity for persons who face serious physical illness to come away for a weekend retreat of spiritual renewal and refreshment.

The retreat is staffed by a team of gentle and attentive health care professionals who are available to you throughout the weekend to ensure that your medical needs are met. Experienced physicians and nurses, priests, helpers and volunteers are present to see that you are comfortable and are provided what you may need during the retreat.

This year, the retreat is being held from Friday, September 22 to Sunday, September 24 at the San Damiano Spiritual Life Center in White Post, Virginia.

The retreat is free of any costs (thanks to our generous donors!) and is open to men and women.

Registration deadline is Friday, September 1st.

Please email contact information to or call the main phone line at 703-841-3830 to leave a message. A nurse from the retreat team will be in contact with you about care needs and the application process.

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