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Catholic Retreats
an invitation to faith formation

Without doubt, a Christian needs certain periods of retreat into solitude to be recollected and, in God’s presence, rediscover his path.
—Pope Benedict XVI
[writing as Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger, 1989]

Part 1. A guide to the nature and value of retreats; attending or setting up retreats; and getting the most from the retreat experience. 

Part 2. A listing and review of Oregon retreat sites.