Evenings of Reflection for Men

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Discover tools to become a stronger leader in your Church, your parishes, and your home.

Hybrid Retreat Offering

In-Person & Virtual Options

This year, you have the choice of gathering with the guys, in-person, or attending remotely via Zoom. In-person attendance will be limited by local mandates, so you must register to attend.

Start Times

  • In-Person Reflection begins with mass at 7:00pm
  • Virtual Reflection begins with the meditaion at 8:00pm. Please log into ZOOM by 7:45pm to allow time to troubleshoot connection issues.

See below for more details about the schedule.

As for Me and My House...

Dates/Topics Register to Attend In-Person Register to Attend Virtually

Please Be Advised:
Due to current capacity restrictions and the need to properly plan for meal preparation we cannot welcome walk-ins to the in-person event.

Registration for In-Person Reflection will close on Monday prior to the event.

Easter Season
Apr 7, 2021:
Laying The Foundation, Part 3 - The Commitment To Hospitality and Service

Hospitality and service are critical virtues that can enable a true revitalization of the Church. How can we live these virtues in our dealings with fellow parishioners, as well as those outside our parishes, who may desperately need an encounter the person of Christ?



May 5, 2021:
The Front Door - Sacraments As Our Greatest Pastoral Opportunity

How do we return the sacraments to their proper glory and build a relationship between God, man, and His Church?  We will explore how to inspire those in our lives who have fallen away to returen to the sacraments and help them become active members of the Church.


Registration deadline:


Jun 2, 2021:
Leader Of The House - Supporting Your Local Pastor

If the primary crisis in today's Church is one of identity, then a second crisis is one of leadership. How can we support our Church leaders?  


Registration deadline:



Below you'll find the respective schedules for each format. We strive to adhere to these times.

In-Person Schedule Virtual Schedule

7:00-7:30 pm  Mass

7:30-8:00        Dinner

8:00-8:30        Directed Meditation

8:30-8:45        Time for personal reflection & prayer (silence)

8:45-9:15        Conference

9:20                Farewell, Announcements 

9:30                Depart


7:45 pm        Log into Zoom

8:00-8:30      Directed Meditation

8:30-8:45      Time for personal reflection & prayer (silence)

8:45-9:15      Conference

9:20              Farewell, Announcements 

9:30              End of Session



Minimum Contribution

In-Person Reflections: $20 per person

Virtual Reflections: $10 per person

Generous contributions made it possible for us to offer virtual retreats during the Coronavirus shutdown, helping to cover additional technology costs, fixed on-going expenses and our ability to support our priests.  However, if money is an issue and you need financial aid to attend, please contact us to discuss options. We are trusting in the generous support of many to enable us to provide retreat experiences for anyone regardless of financial ability/resources.

In addition to registering for this event, you can donate in three ways:  

  • Venmo to @OLBinDC
  • Credit card on our donation page
  • Check addressed and mailed to :

Our Lady of Bethesda Retreat Center
attn: President
7007 Bradley Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817

Season Finale 6/3/20

Men's June Evening of Reflection

Past Men's Reflections Series

Mens Reflections Quarantine  2July 2020~ Part 1: Crisis As Opportunity
Preacher: Fr. Daniel Pajerski, LC  | Speaker 2nd talk: Bob Cohn

August 2020~ Part 2: Holding Onto Your Treasure
Preacher: Fr. Peter Hopkins, LC | Speaker2nd talk: Charlie McCullough

Copy Of Copy Of Copy Of 2018 2019 Mens Reflection 2

Sept: Pride vs. Humility  Preacher: Fr. Daniel Pajerski, LC

Oct:  Envy vs. Generosity  Preacher: Fr. Peter Hopkins, LC

Nov:  Greed vs. Gratitude   Preacher: Fr. Charles Sikorsky, LC

Dec: Preparing for the Coming of Christ  Preacher: Fr. Peter Hopkins, LC

Jan: Lust vs. Purity  Preacher:  Fr. Robert Presutti, LC

Feb: Gluttony vs. Temperance Preacher: Fr. Peter Hopkins, LC

Mar: Lenten Reflection: To Walk Beside Christ  Preacher: Fr. Peter Hopkins, LC

April: Sloth vs. Militancy Preacher: Fr. Daniel Pajerski, LC              

May: Anger vs. Meekness Preacher: Fr. Peter Hopkins, LC

Jun: The Sacred Heart of Christ, Our Best Defense  Preacher: Fr. Peter Hopkins, LC