When: October 9-13, 2023 (Check-in begins Monday, 10/9 at 3pm; check-out by 3pm Friday, 10/13.)

Where: St. Francis Retreat Center in DeWitt, Michigan.

Cost: $875 — includes 5 days/4 nights lodging, meals, snacks/drinks, and complimentary shuttle to/from Lansing airport.

How: Registration closed.

Please note that registration is managed by St. Francis Retreat Center. Registration will remain open until October 1. Cancellations after September 25 will receive 50% refund, or you may find another attendee to take your slot.

Transportation: The retreat center is located very close to Lansing, Michigan. Complimentary shuttle available to/from Lansing airport (Capital Region International Airport).

Questions? Please contact [email protected]

A Catholic Writers Retreat

Do you need time away to finish or start a manuscript?

Work on that proposal?

Organize your writing project?

Finish work to meet your editor’s deadline?

This retreat, offered every other year, is popular because it is a true writer's retreat, offering you abundant time to work and time to critique with other Catholic writers.

Whether you are published or unpublished, write fiction or nonfiction, plan to work on poetry or a new novel, this retreat is for you!

Our Speaker

Deacon Greg Kandra, best known for his popular blog “The Deacon’s Bench,” will deliver daily reflections. Deacon Kandra is an author, speaker, blogger, and award-winning journalist, who was ordained a deacon in the Diocese of Brooklyn in 2007.


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