Retreat Program

Retreats are a time for students to step back from their busy schedules and reflect on relationships with God, self and others.  Communal prayer time, group activities, discussion, and personal prayer time are included in all retreats.

Each year at Marian, students participate in two class retreats. Each retreat has a different concentration that allows participants to further explore their relationship with God and others as they mature in their faith development.

The freshmen take part in two retreats on campus, one to welcome them to Marian as part of their orientation process, and another in January to focus on “building community”.  The sophomores and juniors spend one retreat day at sites away from school, and another at school further exploring important elements of Christian living and Gospel values.  The seniors are offered a dynamic overnight retreat that allows them to reflect on their faith journey as they begins to focus on the transition of their lives from high school to college.  Students may also choose to attend a nature retreat entitled “Walking with the Lord”, based on the teachings of Jesus that used simple imagery from the natural world to teach important lessons.   Each retreat helps to foster and develop students’ spiritual growth during the years they attend Marian.

Student Leadership Opportunities

Marian’s Campus Ministry Program empowers students to assist in the design and implementation of school liturgies, the student retreat program, and the school’s outreach projects.    

Student members of the Pastoral Team help in liturgy planning and lead the school in daily prayer. Members of this team serve as lectors, extraordinary ministers of the Eucharist, servers, cantors, and greeters at all school liturgies. 

Members of the Senior Retreat Team work with the Campus Minister to plan the seniors’ overnight retreat held annually in the fall, and assist Campus Ministry with the two freshmen retreats. 
 
Project Care is a group of Marian students who coordinate the school’s Christian outreach projects throughout the year. Special outreach collections for area charities are planned for the entire student body around Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter, and many hands-on service projects are coordinated on campus by Project Care each semester.  The group also works with the Campus Minister to set up off-campus service projects on selected weekends during the year.
 

Marian High School

7225 Lahser Road Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301
PHONE: (248) 644-1750
Marian High School, an IHM sponsored school, is fully accredited by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement.
An enduring tradition: guiding young women spiritually, challenging them academically, and inspiring them to a life of leadership and service.