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3 Minute Retreat

By Loyola Press

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*** iTouch Owners! Only 2nd Gen or higher will be able to run this app.

Life is fast, and the speed of life whisks us away from the very thing we need most—spiritual “time outs” to reconnect with God and experience much-needed peace of mind.

With Loyola Press’s highly popular 3-Minute Retreat now available on the iPhone, you can enjoy a daily reflective prayer retreat wherever you are, whenever you need it most. Each day, a new retreat featuring soothing music, Scripture verses, and reflective thoughts and questions comes your way. So whether you’re at home or at work, sipping coffee in a cafe or standing in line at the grocery store, meaningful time with God is always just a touch away.


-NEW retreat is available each day of the year.

-Ability to view retreats in English or Spanish.

-You control the pace of your daily retreat: Simply touch the “continue” button when you are ready to move on to the next screen.

-Inspirational photography adds to the ambience of the retreat experience.

What's New in Version 1.60

Updated retreats for 2011.

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Customer Reviews

Truly Wonderful!

It is simple and straight forward yet it provides a very relaxing and medatative space. Although the music and the scenes provide a great atmosphere, what I find to be the best part are the thought provoking questions. For instance today's reflection was "how might I experience Jesus's sacrifice in my current reality and not as a past event". It can take as little as 1-2 min. but I find taking the time to really reflect makes a difference. Thank you so much for creating such a valuable, easy to use and enriching tool. It really has helped me and is a welcomed "retreat" from a hard day or a great capstone to a wonderful day. Thanks again!!!!

Holy Spirit speaks to my heart

I am new to this app, but every time I use it I shed tears because I feel so connected with God. I always feel like God is so close, and I get touched by the Holy Spirit. Feelings aren't everything, but so often my other devotions feel so dry.
Also, I e-mailed Loyola Press about putting the "music off" button on an earlier screen so it wouldn't start the music before I could mute. They responded to me very quickly and positively. THANKS!!!!!!!!

Needs updating

While I love this app and the inspirational verses, it needs to be updated to keep up with the current church calendar. The app will refer to a certain day when it is not that day this year. For example, today it refers to the beginning of Lent, when Lent is not for another couple weeks. Sometimes it will have reference such as "today is Good Friday" when it is not that day. I find this very distracting and not appropriate. It should reflect the current calendar.

3 Minute Retreat
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  • Free
  • Category: Lifestyle
  • Updated: Nov 15, 2010
  • Version: 1.60
  • Size: 27.1 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: Loyola Press

Compatibility: Requires iOS 3.1.2 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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