5.9.1.5.1 Requirement of Annual Retreat for Priests

1. Each diocesan priest is required to make an annual retreat. [1]

2. The Office of Priestly Life and Ministry is to provide for a retreat of diocesan priests to be held at the Saint Francis Retreat Center, DeWitt each year. Diocesan priests are strongly encouraged and other priests are welcomed to attend this retreat.

3. If a priest makes his annual retreat by other means, he is to inform the diocesan bishop in the annual assessment.

4. The Office of Priestly Life and Ministry is responsible for distributing a list of retreat centers and directors which provide retreats suitable for priests.



[1] c. 276 §2, 4°.


Date approved by Bishop


Posted by
Msgr. S. J. Raica, chancellor