Finding Joy Retreats

Are you feeling isolated or alone during this Coronavirus pandemic? The good news is Jesus is with you, and yet is hidden in the most unlikely places! Please join us on April 20 at 7pm for our next Finding Joy Retreat: Finding Jesus in Isolation. In this livestreamed retreat, Fr. Michael Rubeling and the Finding Joy Retreat team will introduce you to two spiritual giants, Fr. Walter Ciszak and St. Elizabeth of the Trinity, and their wisdom about prayerfully discovering the will of God in the present moment. Come discover the freedom that prayer and surrender to God’s will can bring into your life!

Previous Retreats

At Home Finding Joy Retreat - Dare to Hope

Welcome to Finding Joy Retreats - Dare to Hope!

Dare to Hope explores St. Thérèse of Lisieux's bold, child-like confidence in the power and love of God, especially during times of suffering.

St. Thérèse's message of steadfast hope is critical in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Finding Joy team adapted our traditional, in-person retreat to allow you to have the Dare to Hope retreat at home!

Here for your own "Retreat at Home" materials:


Dare to Hope Retreat Outline


Hymn to Open and Close the Retreat

Talk #1 - St. Therese, Hope, and God is All-Powerful

Talk #2 - God Loves Me, and Being Convinced of God's Love

After Talk 2 reflect on God's love and power with this video

Talk #3 - Hope in the Midst of Suffering


Dare to Hope Booklet for Viewing Online

Dare to Hope Booklet to Print from Home

Act of Hope Prayer Cards for Viewing Online

Act of Hope Prayer Cards to Print from Home