The Freshmen retreats are all day retreats held at Brother Rice High School. The retreat is led by senior peer ministers and involve freshman theology classes. Throughout the day, the freshmen interact with the seniors in small groups. During the retreat, the freshmen hear a number of talks about life and Christ and how teens react to life. Teenagers get hungry, but fret not, because lunch is provided during the retreat. The retreat’s main goal is to introduce freshmen to Edmund Rice’s principal beliefs and values. The retreat is one of the first times most freshmen spend time in the school’s beautiful chapel. The retreat helps freshman to address the question ‘Who am I and who do I want to be?’ as they begin their high school careers.