The  Confirmation Weekend Retreat is part of the requirements for ALL Eighth Grade Students enrolled in Faith Formation and St. Francis Xavier Catholic school. 


Location for retreat:

Camp Friendship at the DeGross Center

10509 108th St NW, Annandale, MN 55302

Printable Directions: campfriendshipdirections  (*Note: Parents are responsible for transportation to and from retreat center)


Retreat Dates/Time: 

Friday, February 10, 2023 at 7:00pm – Check in begins at 6:45pm

Retreat Concludes on Sunday, February 12, 2023 at 12pm

*NOTE: late arrivals, early departures are not allowed. Students must be present during the whole retreat or the retreat is invalid and will need to be made up.

Registration for Weekend retreat now open – click here! 

Students attending the St. Francis School, should register for the retreat at this link. 

Not able to attend our Retreat? Click the link for an optional approved retreat: Net Ministries

What to bring? – Click Here for Packing List

In addition to the Packing list, students should bring any prayer items they like to use, (ie. Bible, journal, rosary, devotionals)

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