About the Retreats

3-Minute Retreats invite you to take a short prayer break right at your computer. Spend some quiet time reflecting on a Scripture passage.

Knowing that not everyone prays at the same pace, you have control over the pace of the retreat. After each screen, a Continue button will appear. Click it when you are ready to move on. If you are new to online prayer, the basic timing of the screens will guide you through the experience.

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If you have questions about the retreat that are not answered on this page, e-mail websupport@loyolapress.com.

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You can now experience a peaceful, prayerful "time-out" anytime, anywhere on your iPhone™, iPad™ or Android™ smartphone or tablet.

The 3-Minute Retreat app is free. It brings you a new retreat each day in your choice of English or Spanish, and works on most mobile devices. Select the right app for you from the choices below:

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