Are You Seeking



A Retreat On

Nonviolence For

College Students

          November 7-9, 2008


Escape for a retreat weekend from the stress of college life and build community with other students searching for peace.  Come to a quiet place to think and reflect on the gospel message of nonviolence, share your gifts and enjoy nature amid the stillness of the New England woods. Experience a straw bale house, solar energy, vegetable-fueled car and a sustainable community dedicated to eco-spirituality.


The retreat will include—provocative discussions on nonviolence, liturgy, prayer; silence, and meditative walks in the woods--poetry, song, and celebration with an evening coffee house. Bring instruments and poetry.


The settingWe are a Catholic Christian community, ecumenical and interfaith in our embrace. All are welcome without reservation We are located on 32 acres of land in Central Massachusetts next to the natural beauty of the Quabbin Reservoir.  Scholarships available upon inquiry.



“More than transformative, it was for me a time of silence and hope that witnessed to the way things could be, the way things should be.” Geoff Gusoff, Brown University, 2007


“Agape affirmed my belief in a faith that does justice and challenged me to search within to follow Christ’s message of non-violence...In the beauty and peacefulness of the wilderness, it was a timely weekend away from the stresses, distractions and busyness of college life.” Peter Land, Boston College, 2008



Register now--$70  ($35 deposit)

Scholarships often available through Campus Ministry


Please fill out the form below and return to: AGAPE, 2062 Greenwich Rd., Ware, MA,  01082  Phone:  413-967-9369,,

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