Magnify Retreat

Join Campus Ministry for our Magnify Retreat

Friday, Feb. 23 - Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018



What is Magnify?

Magnify is a student-led Christian retreat (Founded in the Catholic Franciscan Tradition) with the goal of helping students live a more complete and dedicated Christian life through the building of an intentional and vibrant community. Persons of all faith traditions are welcomed and encouraged to attend!

You will:

  • escape the stress of your busy student life for a weekend
  • have the opportunity to talk openly about your faith, your doubts & fears
  • live a life of prayer and learn more about Christ
  • make connections with other students and members of your community who are striving to live a full Christian life
  • have a chance to be YOU, just as God so masterfully created you!

What's it is not....

  • a basic course in the creed, the commandments, doctrine, etc....

What it is...

  • a simple review of what it is to be a Christian, a chance to (re)discover and renew your faith, and to have fun and build vibrant community!

How much does it cost?

  • $10 for Viterbo Student
  • $50 for Non-Viterbo Student
  • *If there is a need for financial assistance, please contact Emilio Alvarez at

How do I sign up?

  • Fill out the webform at the bottom of this page as soon as possible! Sign up deadline is February 14, 2018

When and where is this thing?

  • Meet us at the San Damiano Chapel on Friday, February 23 at 3:30 pm. We will then board our bus to head to Camp Gray (Reedsburg, WI) where we will stay the remainder of the weekend.
  • You will return to the Viterbo Campus by 5:30-6p.m. at the latest on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018.

What do I bring?

  • Once you fill out registration, you will be sent a more detailed packing list. Nothing out of the ordinary is expected. You'll bring clothing, pillow, bedding/sleeping bag, towel, toiletries, water bottle, and anything else you need to be comfortable. You will be encouraged to leave all electronics and homework at home/school to allow for space from the distractions of everyday life.