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Discover. Love. Anew.

About Caritas

In our contemporary world, love is a much overused yet confusing four-letter word. We are bombarded by the media with many images and notions of love. Yet, we seldom have opportunities to seriously reflect on healthy models of love and relationships, or get in touch with what love means to us personally. To do so an in an open and honest way is rare.

Caritas, a Catholic retreat, offers such an opportunity. It creates a safe and sacred space among young adults in their 20's and 30's to explore their honest feelings and thoughts about love, God, and meaningful relationships. And to possibly discover love anew!

It does not matter if you are in a good place in your life, unsure about faith, have issues with God, confused about love, done with relationships, or a little lost in life. There is a place for you on Caritas. You only need to be open and willing to grow spiritually with others.

Since 2005, Caritas has helped many people at different places on their faith journeys take their next step in life. Could it help you?

In the words of a past participant:

"One of the most helpful things for me at Caritas was the sacred space that was created by our small group. It's hard to fully describe my experience, but there was something truly special about being with a group of people who you knew were there just to be there for you, who were not there to judge or offer unsolicited advice, who would safe guard what you shared, and compassionately lift you up in prayer. It was really comforting to know that everyone else was fighting their own battles, too, and that it was okay to come just as I was, no matter how broken I might have felt... Who knew that God could create such a strong yet diverse community of young faith-filled people?" - Kimmi Nguyen, Caritas XXII

Upcoming Retreats

Caritas XXIV Running Springs { more info } { register }
Caritas XXV Sausalito { more info } { register }
Caritas XXVI Houston { more info } { register }
"To see as God sees and to feel as God feels. God gives us what we need
and not what we want." - Hoang