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Spiritual Life and Vocations

Campus Ministry includes some of the most active groups on campus


(Retreat Leadership Committee/Mens’ and Women’s Kairos Leaders): The Mount offers ten overnight or weekend retreats so students can grow in their faith and relationship with the Lord. Student retreat leaders plan, coordinate and lead our successful retreats. Retreats include Mountward Bound, Men's & Women's Kairos Retreats, Outdoor Retreat, Senior Retreat, Spring Service, Leadership Retreat and High School Retreats.

Faith and Relationships

Events include programs that explore the connection between dating, faith and relationships.

Couples Ministry

Opportunities for couples to get together for faith and fellowship.

Vocational Formation & Men’s and Women’s Discernment Groups

The Mount offers opportunities for students to cultivate healthy relationships in preparation for marriage including a Marriage Panel, talks on growing in chastity and the dignity of marriage. Groups of men and women meet to help discern their calling from God.

Retreat small group

Marian Prayer Group: Militia Immaculata (MI)

Inspired by St. Maximilian Kolbe, these students and seminarians grow in their knowledge and love of their faith through a devotion to Mary. Meeting regularly for spiritual talks, formation and prayer.

Eucharistic Adoration

Regular opportunities for prayer before the Blessed Sacrament.

Reflection Books

Meditations by Mount students, administrators, faculty and staff on the scriptural readings for each day during the liturgical seasons.


Mount students travel on pilgrimage and road-trips to various Shrines and holy sites around the United States and internationally. Fall break Mini-Pilgrimages and Summer Pilgrimages have included trips to Niagara Falls, New York City, Quebec and Montreal, Canada, Rome and Assisi.

EWTN 2    Retreat small group

Knights of Columbus

A men's organization that focus on serving God, the Catholic Church, the nation and our nation.

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