Christ’s Peace offers the following monthly preached retreats.  There are conferences, Eucharistic Adoration, Mass, Confession and time for private prayer, reflection and walking.  Cabins/Courtyard Rooms:  $170 Single/$250 Couple or Single Guest Rooms: $100 (Meals Included).  To attend, fill out the Individual Retreat Form or call 913.773.8255 

2023 Monthly Preached Retreats

Lenten Silent Retreat: Penetrating Mystical Truth 
Friday, February 24th at 5:30pm – Sunday, February 26th at 4:30pm
Start off your Lent this year with a deep understanding of the mystical life with penetrating insight and practical usefulness.  This retreat will give you an overview of this brilliant vision, helping you know the Christian mystical vision of truth.  The more deeply you comprehend mystical truth, the more you will be transformed by its power.

Lenten Silent Retreat: Blessings of the Beatitudes
Friday, March 17th at 5:30pm – Sunday, March 19th at 4:30pm
Join us this Lent as we follow the blessed path that Jesus laid out for our sanctification.  God created us to live a life that leads us to the beatific vision.  Living the beatitudes allows us to overcome our transgressions against divine law, regain our spiritual health, and bring us face to face with our loving God.

 St. John Climacus: Ascending to Mercy
Friday, April 28th at 5:30pm – Sunday, April 30th at 4:30pm
In St. John Climacus’, “The Ladder of Divine Ascent”, the ascetical life is portrayed as a ladder we must ascend, each step being a virtue to be acquired, or a vice to be surrendered. Its thirty steps reflect the hidden life of Christ himself.  Let us come ready to climb, ready to surrender ourselves and our all to Jesus’ merciful heart. 

Consecration to Mary Retreat: Rediscovering Fatima
Friday, May 12th at 5:30pm – Sunday, May 14th at 4:30pm
Come spend a weekend dedicated to Mary and make/renew your Marian Consecration on the Feast of Our Lady of Fatima!  We will look anew at the seven lessons Mary gave us at Fatima.  Don’t forget to start your 33-day renewal preparation on April 10th.  There will be Marian conferences, a special Consecration to Mary Ceremony, Eucharistic Adoration, Mass, Confession and time for private prayer, reflection and walking.  Day Guests are also welcome for the Consecration Ceremony on May 13th.

St. Isidore Feast Day: Mass and Blessing of Seeds and Soil
Monday, May 15th at 10:00am
Join us for a day in honor of St. Isidore, the patron saint of farmers, on his feast day.  The day will begin with Mass followed by a rosary procession to the Saint Isidore Shrine.  Bring seeds and soil in a small, decorated basket to be placed at the altar for blessing. The day will end with lunch and a time of fellowship. A free-will offering will be taken up to support the center. To attend, send an email to: info@christspeace.com or call 913.773.8255 to let us know how many people will be attending.

Feast of Corpus Christi Eucharistic Retreat: Hidden Truths of the Greatest Treasure 
Friday, June 9th at 5:30pm – Sunday, June 11th at 4:30pm
The Eucharist is the “source and summit of the Christian life”.  As we prepare to celebrate the Feast of the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ, we will delve in and discover the rich truths found in the greatest treasure of the Church.

St. Elizabeth of the Trinity: Encountering the Divine Indwelling Silent Retreat
Friday, July 28th at 5:30pm – Sunday, July 30th at 4:30pm
St. Elizabeth of the Trinity will be our modern Carmelite guide on this retreat.  She focused her interior life on the mystery of the divine indwelling in St. Paul’s epistles.  They shaped her soul, leading her to encounter the Lord in silence and solitude.  Join us as we learn from her mystical writings, “I have found my heaven on earth, since heaven is God, and God is in my soul.”

Christ’s Peace House of Prayer 50th Anniversary Celebration
Saturday, August 19th at 8:30am – 1:00pm
Fifty years ago, Archbishop Strecker consecrated the chapel here at the Archdiocesan House of Prayer.  Come and celebrate our five decades of serving the spiritual needs of the Archdiocese.  The day will begin with Mass celebrated by Archbishop Naumann at 9:30am followed by a blessing of the chapel, lunch, a rosary walk and tours.  

Rescued through the Triumph of the Cross
Friday, September 15th at 5:30pm – Sunday, September 17th at 4:30pm
Life can change for the better.  Our challenges can be met with practical wisdom revealing the path to a flourishing life.  The Triumph of the Cross is not only an event from the past but our ongoing hope of glory.  Father John Riccardo’s newest book, “Rescued”, will help guide our retreat.

The Way of a Pilgrim Silent Retreat
Friday, October 13th at 5:30pm – Sunday, October 15th at 4:30pm
The Jesus prayer is an ancient form of prayer that teaches us how to pray always.  On this silent retreat, we will be putting into practice the ancient tradition of walking while praying this simple and powerful prayer.  

Living Freedom in the Church
Friday, November 10th at 5:30pm – Sunday, November 12th at 4:30pm
Pope Francis urges us to prepare for the jubilee year 2025 by studying the Vatican II documents, focusing this year on the four dogmatic constitutions.  Join us as we explore these vital teachings important in our world as it seeks a deeper experience of freedom beyond personal willfulness.  The constitutions show that freedom comes from our worship of God, the truths of the Bible and church teachings, and loving our neighbors in our modern times.

Advent Silent Retreat
Friday, December 1st at 5:30pm– Sunday, December 3rd at 4:30pm
Prepare your hearts for the coming of the Lord this Advent as we explore the essence and promise of the Advent Season and gain a new understanding of the coming of Christ.

New Year Spiritual Reflection and Planning Retreat
Friday, January 5th at 5:30pm – Sunday, January 7th at 4:30pm – 2024
Join us for our Annual New Year’s Spiritual Reflection and Planning Retreat.  Set aside time at the beginning of the new year to create growth goals and devise steps to reach your goals. The structure of the retreat will allow ample time for you to do work on your plan; we will provide resources and ideas to incorporate in your plan.  There are conferences, spiritual direction, Eucharistic Adoration, Mass, Confession and time for private prayer, reflection and walking. Please bring your own personal items that will aid in the process such as: bible, notebook, agenda, journal, catechism, laptop (if this helps you plan better), etc.