The mission of this retreat is to bring God’s healing to adults whose parents have divorced or separated.
A Life-Giving Wounds retreat hopes to be a significant turning point in your ongoing healing journey. With the help of our merciful Father, we hope to help retreatants see how their life-draining wounds can be transformed into life-giving resources of faith, hope, love, and joy, even in the deepest suffering.
On this 3 day (Friday evening – Sunday afternoon) retreat you will experience:
- Presentations by trained retreat leaders
- Guided small group discussions with peers
- Guided, silent journaling sessions
- Prayer and sacraments
Retreat presentations will cover the following topics:
- Personal identity & relationship with God
- Trust & relationships (dating and marriage)
- Navigating anger and anxiety
- Setting appropriate boundaries with family members
- Understanding redemptive suffering
- Personal experience of gratitude and joy
When: May 7-9, 2021
Where: Annunciation Heights, Estes Park, CO
Schedule: See retreat schedule here.
Flyer: For a flyer for this retreat, click here.
Please review all three documents and policies listed below. You will be asked to sign them upon arrival at the retreat.
Participant Acknowledgement & Commitment to Abide By Event Ministry Protocols & Guidelines | COVID-19 | Archdiocese of Denver
Assumption of Risk and Waiver of Liability Relating to COVID-19 | Life-Giving Wounds
Annunciation Heights COVD-19 Guest Practices, with Guest Acknowledgement of Risk AND Commitment
Please be aware that Annunciation Heights is primarily a summer camp. Attendees will need to bring their own sleeping bag, towel, pillow and toiletries. Sleeping accommodations will be shared with other attendees and include reduced occupancy and COVID-19 spacing. Space is limited to 30 attendees.
This retreat is for individuals who live within the Archdiocese of Denver. If you live outside our archdiocese and would like to attend, we can put you on a waiting list.
Full registration fee will be refunded if an individual cancels up to one month before the retreat starts. Refunds for this upcoming retreat will not be allowed if registrant cancels after April 6, 2021.
The retreat is currently at maximum capacity and no more registrations are being taken at this time. To be added to the waitlist, please call Ivanna at 303.715.3252
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“It was such a time of healing for me. It really helped me to get to know others going through the same thing.” – TF
“I would definitely recommend the retreat to others. I have a good understanding of the effects of my parents’ divorce and am able to better deal with some of the issues that come up from it.” – MM
“I think everyone in this situation should go on this retreat. We cannot find healing on our own and we need guidance. I have not found any other source to help this well!” – Anonymous
Who should attend the retreat?
Adults (18+) whose parents are separated or divorced. Though the retreat is Catholic, any religious affiliation is welcomed.
What’s included in the price?
Sacraments, lodging, meals, pens, journals, and other materials are provided. Transportation is not included.
Can a divorced parent attend to learn how to help their child?
Unfortunately, the retreat is limited to children of divorce. Naturally, someone who is divorced but also a child of divorce can attend if they are seeking healing as a child of divorce.
Will there be future retreats?
Yes, check back for future dates.
I have more questions about this retreat, who can I call?
Please contact the Office of Evangelization and Family Life Ministry at 303.715.3252.