Retreat Information

Retreat Facts

Our retreats are the best way to get the fullest Holy Spirit 101 experience in 1, exciting weekend. Our most popular option, these local retreats are hosted by 30-50 volunteers to assist with all practicums and peer mentoring. Registration includes course materials, meals and personal access to our trained instructors. 

Typical Retreat Schedule*

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3
7:30am - 12:30pm

*Our January Men's retreat is a 2-day event, running from 8:00am - 8:00pm on Day 2.

Payments & Fees

Weekend Retreat

A weekend retreat costs between $100-$150 and covers meals, materials, and facilities costs. Scholarships are available by request. The fees are broken down in the following manner:

  • Individual Rate: ($150) any persons who is attending the weekend retreat alone.
  • Group Rate: When you registered 2 or more persons for a Holy Spirit 101 retreat, we automatically apply a 30% discount during checkout.

Payment is non-refundable. However, your registration can be transferred to another individual. Transfers must be done no more than 48 hours prior to your retreat date.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is included in my registration?

All registrants receive:

  • A spot during the retreat weekend
  • A complimentary copy of Holy Spirit 101
  • Journal, pen and highlighter
  • Meals throughout the retreat
  • Access to prayer ministers to assist during each practicum 

Can I bring my friends and family?

Only registered participants will be given a copy of the material and access to the lecture room.


For retreats, catered meals and snacks are included with your registration fee, but not housing. Meals covered include dinner on Friday night and breakfast & lunch on Saturday and Sunday. 

For our Men's Retreat, meals include dinner on Friday night and breakfast, lunch, and dinner on Saturday. 

I plan on flying in. Where are the nearest airports located? 

The 2 nearest airports to Mary Immaculate Catholic Church are:

In regular traffic, each airport is about 20 minutes away from the Church. If arriving during rush hour, expect the trip to last up to 30 minutes. 

Would you recommend any local hotels near the Mary Immaculate Campus?

Courtyard Marriot Dallas Northwest (2.5 miles)
2930 Forest Ln, Dallas, TX 75234
Rate: $79-99/night
(972) 620-8000

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriot (3.4 miles)
13900 Parkside Center Blvd, Dallas TX 75234
Rate: $97/night
(972) 661-9800

Days Inn North Dallas/Farmers Branch (2.3 miles)
13313 Stemmons Fwy, Dallas, TX 75234
Rate: $67/night
(972) 488-0800

Is childcare available? 

No. There is no childcare currently available at the Mary Immaculate Campus. 


Yes. We require all students be 18 years of age by the start of the retreat. Minors between 15 - 17 years of age may attend with a parent or guardian in attendance. 

I can’t be there for the entire retreat. Should I still come?

It’s best if you can make the full program, but you’re always welcome to join us as you are able; however, if you wish to serve on an Arise Prayer Team at Mary Immaculate, full participation is required.

I’m not comfortable praying with others. Will this be a problem?

We want you to feel safe and comfortable throughout the retreat. If, at any time, you don’t feel comfortable participating in a small group for the practicum, alternative, individual practicums are available. Just ask!

WHAT IS A TYPICAL retreat session LIKE? 

We keep our retreats sizes small (no more than 50 people) so as to give each student proper attention. Each session follows a similar session format. 

Retreat Sessions
Outpouring of the Holy Spirit
Intercessory Prayer
Word Gifts (Prophecy, Knowledge, Wisdom)
Tongues & Interpretation
Healing & Miracles

Session Format
7 min Praise & Worship
35 min Lecture
10 min Break
40 min Practicum | Exercise
20 min Small Group Discussion 


Yes! You can read a lot of testimonies from the program [here]

WHAT WILL I LEARN during the retreat? 

At the end of the retreat, each students will understand the history and how to pray for the gifts of the Holy Spirit; the rules and standards of intercessory prayer as a Church ministry; how to pray deliverance prayer for self and others; discern test and share prophetic words, words of knowledge and words of wisdom; pray healing prayer; yield to the gift of tongues; and how to incorporate the gifts of the Holy Spirit in Parish life.


Yes. On February 17, 2016, Holy Spirit 101 was granted the 'nihil obstat' and 'imprimatur', an official declaration approving the teaching material as beneficial for Roman Catholics. Nihil  Obstat: Msgr. Robert M. Coerver, S.T.L., M.S. Imprimatur: Most Reverand Bishop Kevin Joseph Farrell, Diocese of Dallas



Upcoming Dates

November 10 - 12

Jan 19-20

May 25 - 27
July 6 - 8
Aug 17 - 19
OCt 12 - 14

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