Bellarmine will be in distance learning mode for the remainder of the school year, with the campus currently closed. All classes, activities, events, and facilities are affected. Please check our COVID-19 updates page for the most up-to-date details on our current situation. Also, please note the Math Placement test for incoming Freshman has been postponed. Last updated: 5.26.20 3:30 p.m. Learn More

Junior Encounter Overview:

The Encounter is a voluntary retreat for members of the junior class. It is a 3-day, 2-night, weekend retreat. The Encounter offers juniors the opportunity to participate in a reflective experience in a communal setting to gain deeper insights into self-knowledge, sensitivity to others and a stronger faith in God. Each retreat is designed to provide time for students to share their insights, personal beliefs and attitudes in a Christian context. The retreat will take place at Camp Seymour on the Key Peninsula. The emergency number is  (253)884-3392. Encounter is free of charge.



1st Men's: Oct. 26-28
2nd Men's: Feb 22-24


1st Women's: Nov. 9-11
2nd Women's: March 7-9

Questions? Contact:

Mark Modarelli - Co-Director of the Men's Encounter
Tony Rehberger - Co-Director of the Men's Encounter
Jennifer O'Loughlin - Director of the Women's Encounter