The Discovery Phase: Finding Sources of Wisdom (and Sanity) as a 1L
All first-year students are invited to get away to relax and reflect as they begin their law
school journey together. The retreat is designed for students to get to know their
classmates and themselves more deeply and find sources of wisdom, sanity, and
strength for their journey through law school.
Prayer in Daily Life at the Law School
The Prayer in Daily Life at the Law School Retreat allows individuals to experience the
dynamics of Ignatian prayer in the course of ordinary life. The retreat opens with a time
for prayer and reflection and closes with prayer and reflection followed by dinner.
Each day during the week, participants commit to 30 minutes of individual prayer with
scripture and 30 minutes of reflection with a spiritual guide to talk about the day’s prayer
experience. The retreat is open to students, staff, faculty, and alumni of any faith
background and is generally held twice a year – once in the fall semester and once in
the spring semester.
Law School Closing Arguments: Reflecting on the Person You Are
This retreat is an opportunity for Georgetown Law 3Ls and 4Es nearing the end of their
legal education after years of study and growth. Participants will be invited to reflect
upon their time as law students and to apply that self-knowledge to weathering the
approaching transition from law school to the rest of their lives. The retreat reflects the
Ignatian spiritual tradition, but it is open to people of all faith traditions and to those who