Santiago Missionary Disciples
Important Dates, Day and Week at a Glance, and FAQ
October: Missionary Disciple Applications Open
Early January: Missionary Disciple Applications Close
January: Missionary Disciple Interviews
February: Missionary Disciple Team Announced
March: Missionary Disciple Decisions Due
March - May: 1st Year Missionary Disciple Fundraising
Early June: 1st Year Missionary Disciples Begin
Mid August: 2nd Year Missionary Disciple Assignment Ends
Day at a Glance
7:30am Morning prayers
8am Santiago Morning Mass
8:45am Daily Huddle
3pm Divine Mercy Chaplet
5pm Evening Prayer
8:30pm Most Holy Rosary
11pm Lights Out
Week at a Glance
Monday: Day of Rest*
Tuesday: School Retreats, Staff Meeting
Wednesday: School Retreats, Outreach, Team Projects
Thursday: Retreat Prep, Team Projects, Young Adult Fellowship
Friday: Homeschool Network, Weekend Retreat
Saturday: Weekend Retreat
Sunday: Weekend Retreat, Afternoon of Rest
*Based on Santiago retreat schedule 1 day will be assigned for rest, recreation, and fellowship.
Frequently Asked Questions
How long is the Missionary Disciple Program?
Do I need to fundraise?
How many Missionary Disciples are accepted each year?
What are the accomodations?
How old are Missionary Disciples?
Missionary Disciples are young adults aged 18-24. Missionaries must be high school graduates in order to apply. Santiago Retreat Center will consider exceptions.
Can you take classes or hold a part-time job while a Missionary Disciple?
Can I visit Santiago Retreat Center if I'm interested in becoming a Missionary Disciple?
If you're in the area, then yes! To arrange a visit, please email this year's Missionary Disciple Coordinator, TJ, at email@example.com. Covid safety and health protocols will apply.