Seniors attend a 2 night 3 day Retreat at O’Dwyer Retreat House, Sparks, MD. The theme of the Retreat is “Relationships: God, Family, Friends”. This is a required opportunity that is treasured - a lasting memory. Each of the Retreats take place at Msg. O’Dwyer Retreat House, Sparks, MD. The students depart by bus on a Wednesday afternoon and return to school on the following Friday afternoon. These Retreats are facilitated by the Campus Minister and members of our Faculty.
Seniors and Parents of Seniors. Log in to see documents below pertaining to the senior retreat, including assigned dates.
Juniors are assigned by Homeroom to a day of Retreat, “Life Choices”. We travel by bus to St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Crofton or Our Lady of the Fields, Millersville. We leave ASHS by bus @ 8AM and return by dismissal. These days are scheduled in the second semester of the school year. Students are assigned by Homeroom. These days are facilitated by the Campus Minister, Homeroom Moderators and Senior students.
Sophomores attend a day of Service in the city of Baltimore. Students are assigned to Our Daily Bread, Beans & Bread or the Franciscan Center. These service days are generally by Homeroom and are during the school day. Permission forms with more specific information will be given to the students prior to their assigned date. Please return the completed Permission Form on or before the date requested. The date each student has been assigned will be posted on the Bulletin Board between the Campus Ministry office and the Chapel.
Freshmen are provided one-half day Retreat on the day following their Orientation. The focus of this Retreat, which is facilitated by our upper classmen and members of our faculty is “Dive In: Faith, Service, Self, Spalding”. Following Mass together, our Freshmen are assigned to a small group facilitated by upperclassmen. This experience includes a morning of scheduled activities, times of reflection, fun and food. This time together also provides the Freshmen with another day on the ASHS campus to familiarize themselves with their new surroundings.