2023 Superintendent Summit and Retreat


FEBRUARY 5-7, 2023

Sarasota, FL

“Where there is no vision, the people perish.” – Proverbs 29:18

Join us for a unique opportunity for prayer, relaxation, profitable discussion, and fellowship with like-minded superintendents.

We return, this year, to beautiful Sarasota, Florida. We are grateful to Fr. Belmonte for hosting the Summit again this year and serving as the retreat master. We will enjoy great fellowship and wisdom sharing with like-minded superintendents, committed to fulfilling the Church’s noble and life-giving mission for Catholic schools.

Registration closes January 16, 2023.

The Retreat will be held at the Embassy Suites in Sarasota, FL. The closest airport is Sarasota Bradenton International Airport. A block of rooms have been reserved for the Retreat at a special rate. The reservation link is provided to registrants in their registration confirmation email.

Our Host: Rev. John Belmonte
Superintendent, Diocese of Venice, FL

$395 per person. Registrations are non-refundable.
Retreat includes all meals, beginning with Sunday dinner and ending with lunch on Tuesday. Hotel and airfare not included. We have reserved a block of rooms at the hotel at a discounted rate. The link is provided to registrants in their registration confirmation email.

Summit and Retreat Contact: Michael Van Hecke
844-425-3832 x702



– 12-6:00 pm – Pre-Conference Fellowship. If anyone wants to come a day early, we will coordinate kayaking in the mangroves for some, along with other possible activities depending on attendance and interest.
– 6:30 pm – Dinner on Your Own

Sunday, February 5

– 1:00 pm – Lectio Divina Retreat with Fr. John Belmonte, S.J., Superintendent, Diocese of Venice, FL
– 5:00 pm – Holy Mass [Fulfills Sunday Obligation]
– Private Group Dinner at Trattoria

Monday, February 6

 Mass and Retreat Reflection
– Morning Sessions
– Afternoon Outing to Ringling Museum
– Pre-Dinner Reception
– Private Group Dinner at Hotel with Evening Seminar

Tuesday, February 7

– Mass and Retreat Reflection
– Superintendent Roundtable Sessions
– Lunch and Dismissal

– OPTIONAL: Afternoon Sessions on An Introduction to Catholic School Renewal [End, 3 pm]