Men's and Women's 2020 retreats dates announced

Source: Saint Anthony’s Priory

The Society of St Pius X in New Zealand is pleased to announce rescheduled retreat dates for men and women during 23 August – 4 September 2020.

Ignatian retreats planned for Easter Week and the Week following Low Sunday had to be cancelled due to the Level 4 Lockdown in New Zealand, however, a location and dates have been secured to hold retreats in late August into early September.

Both a Men's a Women's Retreat will be held at Epworth Retreat & Recreation Centre on the Waikato River in Cambridge, just outside of Hamilton. Sunday Mass will also be available at the retreat centre.


Women's Ignatian Retreat — Sunday, 23 August – Friday, 28 August

Frs François Laisney and Michael Johnson will preach a 5-day Ignatian Retreat from Sunday, 23 Aug to Friday, 28 Aug, 2020.

Men's Retreat on the Three Ways of the Spiritual Life — Sunday, 30 August – Friday, 4 September

Frs Albert Kallio, O.P. will preach a 5-day retreat in a non-Ignatian format regarding the three ways of the spiritual life, and how to better follow these. This retreat will be held from Sunday, 30 Aug to Friday, 4 Sept, 2020.


A registration request for the retreats can be made online, or by email, or by calling the priory at +64 6-344 3814.

Both retreats have a $300 fee associated with them to cover the meals and accomodations. To secure a space a $50 deposit is required, with full payment or some arrangement for payment of the fee before the retreat begins.