“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

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.

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


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. Comfortable accommodations are at the Lawrence Lodge (women) or the Family Village (men).

We ask that you to bring your own sheets (or, if you prefer, a sleeping bag), towels, and toiletries. Blankets are included.

When & Where

Registration End Date

  • September 10, 2021

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