Outback Experience of a Newly Married

Spring 2015 was my first Men of St. Joseph’s (MOSJ) Outback Weekend. Married just 5 months prior, a generous friend sponsored me and my husband’s Outback experience as a wedding gift. She’d been trying to get me to go for years, and honestly, I probably wouldn’t have gone had she...

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Simple moments turn into fond memories

"My advertisement for Outback: Sign up. It will bring your family closer together." ~Andrew Collins By ANDREW COLLINS When thinking back to the most impactful memories of my Men of St. Joseph Outback retreat experience, one theme rings true. It was neither the joy-filled high experiences nor the tearful low...

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Outback Weekend Felt Like No Other Reteat

“It was intense. It was powerful. It was intimate. It was…holy.: ~ Michael O’Sullivan By Michael O’Sullivan I grew up doing the retreat thing. So, when my wife, Davanne (pronounced day-van), told me that we were cashing in one of our wedding presents—a Men of St. Joseph Outback retreat—I was...

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