Confirmation Retreats

We invite your parish's Confirmation class and other high school youth to experience the tranquility of this holy place through a variety of experiences. The program for these Sunday evening retreats incorporate Holy Family's retreat theme for the season. Included in the evening is: a catechetical component, prayer experience, cooperation activity, a beautiful Reconciliation service with the help of Holy Family's very talented musicians, and a delicious dinner provided by our executive chef, Joe Ethier.

Offering: $40 per student

To register -  print our mail-in registration form, complete and return with a $100 deposit for your parish group. 

If you are registering an individual, please print our mail-in registration form, permission slip, complete and return with the $40 fee.  You will be contacted to confirm your reservation once the form is received.

If you need to schedule a make-up retreat. Please contact Liza Peters at 860.760.9712 or

Click here if you are interested in our Teen Weekend Retreat for incoming high school freshmen through graduating high school seniors. June 15-17, 2018.


Please check back for our 2018-19 Program Dates:


Sample Schedule:

Name tags will be given out in the main entrance lobby and beverages will be available inside the main conference room.

2:00 - 2:30 p.m. Opening conference

2:30 - 4:30 p.m. Activities and Workshops

4:30 - 5:15 p.m. Reconciliation Service

5:15 - 6:00 p.m. Dinner

Please contact Liza Peters at 860.760.9712 or for scheduling information and details.

Liza Peters

Liza Peters has been the Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry at Holy Family since 2011. Prior to joining the retreat team, she spent four years as the Director of Religious Education at a parish in Dayton, Ohio. Liza also lived in community and worked at the St. Peter Claver Catholic Worker House in South Bend, IN. She has a B.A. in Psychology and a Master of Divinity from the University of Notre Dame. She lives in West Hartford with her husband and four children.

Holy Family Passionist Retreat Center

303 Tunxis Road - West Hartford, CT 06107-3119
Phone: 860.521.0440 | Staff Directory
Fax: 860.521.1929 |

Gift Shop Hours
Monday - Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm
The gift shop is open extended hours on retreat weekends, please call for hours.




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