• Old Mission San Luis Rey Retreat Center (map)
  • 4050 Mission Avenue
  • Oceanside, CA 92057
  • United States

Caritas is a retreat experience that has helped over 2,000 people 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

To reserve your spot, please complete the online registration below and send in your payment no later than Monday December 30, 2020. Your spot is not confirmed until payment is received or special arrangements are made for a payment plan or scholarship. Please contact Tam to inquire about scholarships or payment installations.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Where's the retreat? Nestled in the foothills of San Diego County, this fifty-six-acre campus is a National Historic Landmark and offers many areas for meditation and relaxation. Its remarkable surroundings have a profound effect on young people who enjoy the outdoors in a coastal setting.

Old Mission San Luis Rey Retreat Center
Oceanside, CA
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What time does the retreat start and end? The retreat will begin at 4pm on Friday, January 17, 2020 and ends at 4pm on Monday, January 20, 2020.  

How much will it cost? 
$275 (see 3 options below)  I  $283.25 (with PayPal fees)

  1. Zelle: Use contact@christusministries.org as the recipient and put Caritas 59 in memo.

  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 59 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 not receive a refund and only a credit applicable toward a future retreat.

Have more questions? Click here for FAQs or feel free to contact: 
Tam Lontok @ 805.380.6580 or CaritasSoCal@christusministries.org