• Jesuit Retreat Center (map)
  • 1001 Boole Road
  • Applegate, CA, 95703
  • United States

Caritas is a retreat experience that has helped over 1,700 explore God’s love and voice in their lives through relationships with those around them. 

Are you looking to...

  • get away to reflect on your personal relationships and their meanings?
  • get more out of your faith along with other young adults in their mid-20's and 30's
  • reignite your passion in life?
  • encounter God's love in a whole new way?

Join other young adults for a retreat focused on important and significant relationships - with God, yourself, and others.

Caritas has helped many people explore God's love and voice in their lives through relationships with those around them. This Catholic retreat, grounded on Ignatian spirituality, will be guided by Fr. Tri M. Dinh, SJ, a number of Jesuits, and lay ministers. It is open to all.

The retreat format integrates presentations, prayer, liturgies and conversations based on topics including:

  • Longing to Love and be Loved
  • Love Chooses Me?
  • Love and Sexuality
  • Love and its 10,000 Imitations


Frequently Asked Questions

Who is it for? Anyone 23-40+ years old.

Where's the retreat? Nestled in the foothills of California’s historic Gold Country, the Retreat is situated on 350 acres covered with oak and pine trees. It offers 4 miles of hiking trails overlooking the American River. The area provides a natural environment for rest, reflection, and spiritual renewal.

Jesuit Retreat Center
Applegate, CA
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What time does the retreat start and end? The retreat will begin at 5pm on Thursday, June 28 and ends at 4pm on Sunday, July 1.  

How much will it cost? 
$225 (see 3 options below)  I  $231.75 (with PayPal fees)

  1. Zelle: Use contact@christusministries.org as the recipient.
  2. Bill Pay: Use the contact information below or click here for setup info. 
  3. Check: Payable to Christus Ministries sent to the below address.

Address: P.O. Box 4525 I Culver City, CA 90231
Phone: (805) 380-6580 I Email: contact@christusministries.org
Please input Caritas 52 in memo.

What if I registered and can’t go anymore? What is your cancellation policy? Cancellations 14 or more days prior to the start date of the retreat will receive a full refund. For Paypal transactions, a 3% processing fee will be deducted from the entire refund. If your reservation is cancelled less than 14 days of the start of the retreat, you will receive a credit applicable toward a future retreat.

Have more questions? Please don't hesitate to contact us:
Jane Van Brussel at vanbtalk@surewest.net or (916) 481-8506