“Enkindle” Young Adult Conference

Event Overview

Miles Christi

Young adults are invited to this conference to enkindle their hearts and minds, and to leave energized and on fire to spread the Catholic Faith!

This weekend conference will include:
• Sound formation with talks on our Faith by knowledgeable Catholic speakers
• Holy Mass, opportunity for confessions, rosary
• Recreation, sports, and social time with old and new friends


$100 (includes 6 meals and separate overnight accommodations for young men & young women)

For college students: $75 if registered on or before August 15, $85 after August 15

Dress is casual; you may consider bringing additional change of clothes for sports and Sunday Mass.

Conference Speakers

Dr. Peter S. Williamson

Fr. Cliff Ermatinger

Anthony Laframboise

John M. DeJak

Ellen Salter

Conference Topics

  • What Scripture has to say about spiritual warfare
  • The use of the Bible as a weapon for spiritual battle
  • What psychology has to say about self-awareness as essential for spiritual and psycho/emotional growth
  • The devil’s role in the spiritual life and how to combat his attacks
  • The inspirational life of Servant of God Fr. Walter Ciszek, SJ
  • How to experience peace and joy in the midst of suffering

Through spiritual talks lead by the priests of Miles Christi you will learn tips to improve your prayer life, deal with temptations, and learn the basics of discernment of spirits.


Registration covers three days conference with 2 nights at the DeSales Retreat Center, situated on 214 acres of quiet woodland in the Irish Hills of Michigan, overlooking beautiful Vineyard Lake. Accommodations are at the Lawrence Lodge (women) and the Vineyard Cabin (men).

Women are asked to bring their own sheets, towels, and toiletries. Blankets are included.

Men are asked to bring their own sheets, towels, blankets and toiletries. Also, sleeping bags are recommended.


When & Where

Registration End Date

  • September 11, 2020

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