Queens and Staten Island
Give yourself the time you deserve to get away, meet new people,
pray, relax, and take stock of where you are. Campus Ministry
sponsored retreats allow you to do just this. The weekends are led
by a group of St. John's student leaders. Reservations can be
made in any Campus Ministry office.
In Staten Island, call (718) 390-4305.
Learn more about retreats here.
Additional retreats will be offered throughout both
semesters - inquire in Campus Ministry.
Rite of Christian
Initiation For Adults (R.C.I.A.)
Catholic Sacraments Prep
Meetings will begin in September. Please see or
The R.C.I.A. process is available for those students who are
thinking of becoming Catholic and for Catholics who wish to receive
First Communion or Confirmation. RCIA begins in the beginning
of the Fall Semester and meets weekly both semesters.
Participants MUST start the program together in the early fall
James Behan, (718) 390-4305 or
V.I.T.A.L. (Vincentian Initiative
to Advance Leadership)
The goal of the V.I.T.A.L. program is to develop spiritual
values, Vincentian leadership skills, and a strong commitment to
service. This multi-dimensional program will enable you to
collaborate with academics, student services, alumni, faculty,
staff, and administration. V.I.T.A.L. is offered to students of all
Campus Ministry, (718) 390-4475.