What is included in my registration?
All registrants receive:
- A seat in the classroom & accommodations during the retreat weekend
- A complimentary copy of Holy Spirit 101
- Journal, pen and highlighter
- Meals & snacks throughout the retreat
- Access to prayer ministers to assist during each practicum
ARE MEALS & HOUSING INCLUDED on this retreat?
Yes! Catered meals and snacks are included with your registration fee. For housing, all participants will stay in single-sex, dormitory style housing.
are there ACCOMMODATIONS available for married couples?
Yes! We have a limited private rooms (2 twin beds or 1 full-sized bed) available. To request a private room for you and your spouse, please contact us directly.
Can I request my own private room?
A limited number of private rooms are available for an additional charge of $30/day. To inquire if a private room is available, please contact [Victoria Harris].
I plan on flying in. Where are the nearest airports located?
The 2 nearest airports to the Catholic Conference and Formation Center are:
In regular traffic, Dallas Lovefield is 17 minutes away from the conference center. DFW Airport is 30 minutes from the conference center. If arriving during rush hour, expect the trip to last up to 30 minutes.
IS THERE AN AGE REQUIREMENT?
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’m having difficulty submitting online payments. What do I do?
We’re here to help! Feel free to call the office (972-243-7104) for help troubleshooting. Payments are due in full the first day of the retreat.
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.
Outpouring of the Holy Spirit
Word Gifts (Prophecy, Knowledge, Wisdom)
Tongues & Interpretation
Healing & Miracles
7 min Praise & Worship
35 min Lecture
10 min Break
40 min Practicum | Exercise
20 min Small Group Discussion
CAN I READ TESTIMONIES FROM OTHERS WHO HAVE TAKEN THE COURSE?
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.
DOES THIS PROGRAM HAVE THE APPROVAL OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH?
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