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Special Events & Retreats

Living Stations

Students have the opportunity to participate in Living Stations of the Cross during the season of Lent. They participate as actors in the passion of Christ.

Freshmen Retreat

The Freshman Retreat occurs a few days before school starts. Students have the opportunity to meet and bond with the other students in their class, ask questions and have them answered by upperclassmen, play games, eat together and celebrate Mass together.

Sophomore Retreat

The Sophomore Retreat is a time of bonding, fellowship, and spiritual growth. Sophomores enjoy a day off campus to truly retreat and grow closer together. The sophomore retreat is typically held at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Libertytown, MD.

Junior Retreat

The Junior Retreat is a time of bonding, fellowship, and deeper spiritual growth. Juniors are challenged to grow in faith and leadership, and they enjoy a day off campus to truly retreat and grow closer together. The junior retreat is typically held at the Seton Shrine in Emmitsburg, MD.

Senior Retreat

The Senior Retreat is one of the last opportunities in a student’s time at school to be challenged in faith, bond as a class, and grow as an individual. Students enjoy an overnight retreat where they truly “retreat” and grow closer together.

Catholic Schools Week (January)

Catholic Schools week celebrates Catholic education in America. There are typically Masses, events, competitions among classes and homerooms, and other activities to celebrate our mission and heritage as a Catholic School. There is usually a national theme for the week.

Love & Relationships Week (March)

Love & Relationships week focuses on a Catholic perspective to authentic love and relationships. Guest speakers, Q&As, guys and girls talks and other events occur during this week.

Vocations Week (April)

Vocations week is a week dedicated to openness to God’s call on our lives. Priests and religious brothers and sisters from many different orders and communities visit before school and during lunch to give students an idea of what life is like as a Priest or consecrated religious. This week gives students an opportunity to consider the call on their lives.

Pilgrimage Days

Pilgrimage days typically happen 1-2 times a semester. Students may join a Saturday trip to a Shrine or Holy site, celebrate Mass or liturgical celebrations there and enjoy a meal with other students. Sites may include the Seton Shrine, the National Shrine Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes, the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in D.C., the Cathedral in Baltimore, St. Jude Shrine in Baltimore, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton’s house in Baltimore, and the Franciscan Monastery in D.C.