Lasallians in Faith Together, or the L.I.F.T. Program, is CMSA’s vision of the retreat program, encompassing all retreats offered off campus.
Each retreat is unique and full of the many opportunities to meet new people, reflect, and take a break from hectic campus life. We welcome people of all faith backgrounds and experiences.
All retreats occur in a quiet, relaxing location—perfect for reflection and contemplation—all while meeting new friends who share your interests. Come join us for an unforgettable retreat experience! All are welcome!
The Pause Retreat offers students an opportunity to more deeply explore their spirituality and faith journey through one on one conversations with a spiritual guide on campus. Students will be paired with a spiritual guide on campus, to meet 5-6 times a semester.
The Pause Retreat is open to all students!
The retreat is rooted in Lasallian tradition & spirituality and welcomes students of all faith and spiritual backgrounds who desire to more deeply explore their own connection to the spirit. Students will meet 5-6 times in a semester for an hour with a spiritual guide.
This retreat can happen virtually or in person, depending on your preference!
This is a personal retreat. You will be asked to meet 5-6 times in a semester with a spiritual guide. In addition, we recommend extra time for journaling, personal reflection, and prayer.
The Local Escape retreat is an opportunity to take a break from campus life, connect with other Jaspers, reflect, and explore new parts of the Riverdale neighborhod! This retreat will take place select Sunday this March and April, and will require some walking, and masks!
The Local Escape retreat is open to all students!
The retreat is a local exploration of parks in the Riverdale area, with a focus on spirituality, reflection, and connection with your Jasper community!
When & Where?
Time and Locations to be determined, depending on when this snow stops falling!
The Senior Wisdom Retreat is open to all seniors at Manhattan College!
The goal of this experience is to get away from the stresses of school and post-graduate considerations, to spend some time in reflection and in community as members of one graduating class. The first retreat of its kind, Wisdom: The Senior Retreat is designed to offer the seniors a safe, reflective, and enjoyable atmosphere focused on optimism and growth. It is a time for the Seniors to contemplate on their four years of memories at Manhattan College, and think about their development as young adults and students of the Lasallian Mission.
The Senior Retreat will happen both virtually and in person. The in-person retreat will be on the Fourth Floor of the Student Commons!
The in-person retreat will be on Saturday, April 17th. The virtual version will be on Sunday, April 18th!