Nativity Scenes Display
Nov
26
to Dec 17

Nativity Scenes Display

View a wonderful display of nativity scenes!

Everyone is invited to make a pilgrimage to St. Benedict Center at the beginning of the Year of the Family, to view very beautiful nativity scenes from the Holy Land, from Africa, Asia, South & North America and Europe and to pray for our families. There is no charge.

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SILENT: Men’s Retreat: Spiritual Exercises for Discipleship (Br. August Schaefer, OSB)
Jan
26
to Jan 28

SILENT: Men’s Retreat: Spiritual Exercises for Discipleship (Br. August Schaefer, OSB)

This retreat for men will introduce you to many practical tools for living as Jesus’ disciples and show you how to use them. Br. August Schaefer, OSB, Deacon Duane Karmazin, Fr. Thomas Leitner, OSB, and Teresa Monaghen, AO, will present various aspects of discernment. The retreat will help you, whatever your state in life... LEARN MORE

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Silent Directed Retreat (Margie M. Walker, Joan B. Howard, MA, Marisa B. Gilbert)
Mar
4
to Mar 9

Silent Directed Retreat (Margie M. Walker, Joan B. Howard, MA, Marisa B. Gilbert)

Come during mid Lent, step out in expectant faith and await the marvels of God as you retreat!  These five days of quiet will offer blessings in abundance as you spend meaningful time with your ever present God. Retreatants meet daily with a spiritual director, gather for prayer as a group and...  LEARN MORE

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Return of the Prodigal Son Retreat (Fr. Ken VanHaverbeke, Teresa Monaghen, AO.)
Mar
9
to Mar 11

Return of the Prodigal Son Retreat (Fr. Ken VanHaverbeke, Teresa Monaghen, AO.)

Henri Nouwen’ s book, The Return of the Prodigal Son is based upon his reflections on the Rembrandt painting called The Prodigal Son.  Nouwen tells of his encounter with the painting itself in 1986 and then continuing to reflect on the painting throughout his life. This retreat will both reassure and challenge you regarding the Fatherhood of our God... LEARN MORE

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Let Us Glory in the Cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, in whom is our Salvation, Life and Resurrection (Father Joel Macul, OSB, STL.)
Mar
28
to Apr 1

Let Us Glory in the Cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, in whom is our Salvation, Life and Resurrection (Father Joel Macul, OSB, STL.)

We invite you to join the Benedictine monks of Christ the King Priory, Schuyler, in the celebration of the Sacred Paschal Triduum. The Hours of Prayer and the special liturgies of these Three Holy Days will be complimented by times of silence and reflection on the Scripture readings of this central feast of our Church’s Liturgical Year. LEARN MORE

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Thomas Merton’s Contemplative Vision: A Spirituality for Today (Fr. Richard J. Hauser, SJ, S.T.L., Ph. D.)
Apr
28
to Apr 29

Thomas Merton’s Contemplative Vision: A Spirituality for Today (Fr. Richard J. Hauser, SJ, S.T.L., Ph. D.)

Merton (1915-1968), born in the last century, remains the most influential Christian spiritual writer of our own century. Using videos, lecture and discussion, this workshop combines an orientation to Merton’s life and writing with an introduction to his spirituality. LEARN MORE

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BELOVED, Be Loved! (Father Francis A. Nigli)
May
5
9:00 AM09:00

BELOVED, Be Loved! (Father Francis A. Nigli)

“Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I consecrated you” (Jeremiah 1:5a). Our God and Father creates us with love, tenderness and delightful purpose. Whether single, widowed, separated or divorced, His loving arms stretch out with love to us. This retreat day for singles of all ages is for all those who want to discover, explore or deepen in this tremendous love of God and be loved! LEARN MORE

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Never Lose Hope in God’s Mercy (Rule of Benedict 4:74)
Jun
3
to Jun 8

Never Lose Hope in God’s Mercy (Rule of Benedict 4:74)

This is the last one of the 74 Tools of the Spiritual Craft that St. Benedict mentions in Ch. 4 of his Rule.  They extend from placing one’s hope in God alone to never turning away when someone needs our love.  During this retreat for religious sisters in active ministry we will be inspired and guided by Benedict’s reliance on the power of trusting and persistent prayer...LEARN MORE

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Equipped (Father Jeffrey P. Lorig)
Jun
16
10:00 AM10:00

Equipped (Father Jeffrey P. Lorig)

Evangelization is the buzzword of the day, but most of us don't feel very equipped to share the good news of Jesus Christ. This day of reflection will focus not only on what the Church means by evangelization, but will equip disciples with the basic tools necessary to help others have a life-transforming encounter with Jesus Christ. LEARN MORE

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SILENT: Thou Shalt Not Have Strange Gods Before or Above You! (Father Larry Gillick, SJ.)
Jun
21
to Jun 24

SILENT: Thou Shalt Not Have Strange Gods Before or Above You! (Father Larry Gillick, SJ.)

This is a prayer-retreat, not a “lecture series” or “workshop”. Retreatants will receive encouragement and direction to allow the “Imageless” God to meet, embrace and enliven the pray-er. Much space and time will be available for the “Seeker” to be sought and found. LEARN MORE

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Dios: Equilibrio Y Vida (Hispanic Retreat)
Jul
7
10:00 AM10:00

Dios: Equilibrio Y Vida (Hispanic Retreat)

Mateo 6:33 - “Ustedes, antes que nada, busquen el reino de Dios y todo lo justo y bueno que hay en él, y Dios les dará, además, todas esas cosas.” ¿Cuántos de nosotros quieren equilibrio en nuestras vidas? El equilibrio que buscamos sólo puede ser revelado cuando ordenamos nuestras vidas hacia Cristo y Su plan para nosotros.  LEARN MORE

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 Christmas Craft Show
Nov
26
to Dec 10

Christmas Craft Show

A special two-week opportunity to do Christmas Shopping at the Center

Opening Hours: Mon.-Fri. 2:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. A great variety of crafts and gifts made by area artists will be on sale. Book and Gift Store will be open Mon.-Fri. 10 AM – 4 PM; Sat. 9:30–10:45 AM, 1–4 PM; Sun. 1–3 PM.

Free/No Registration Necessary

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Commissioned: A Prayerful Response to the New Evangelization (Father Jeffrey P. Lorig)
Jul
22
10:00 AM10:00

Commissioned: A Prayerful Response to the New Evangelization (Father Jeffrey P. Lorig)

There's an awful lot of talk about the New Evangelization, but do we really know what it is? Do we really know how to prayerfully respond to the call for a new evangelization as individuals and as parish communities? This day of reflection will not only look at the origins and concept of this renewed call in our Church...LEARN MORE

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Guided/Directed Retreat (Renee O'Brien, Sr. Ann Marie Petrylka, Fr. Dennis Hamm, Fr. Kevin Schneider)
Jul
16
to Jul 22

Guided/Directed Retreat (Renee O'Brien, Sr. Ann Marie Petrylka, Fr. Dennis Hamm, Fr. Kevin Schneider)

Is God inviting you to spend some quiet time in prayer and reflection? Would you like a place and direction to help you with this desire?  During this retreat the group will gather daily for a conference. Each participant will meet individually with one of the directors every day. LEARN MORE

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Investing in the Journey: A Retreat for Divorced or Widowed People (Sister Marie Micheletto, RSM, M.A., L.P.C., LMHP)
Jul
8
10:00 AM10:00

Investing in the Journey: A Retreat for Divorced or Widowed People (Sister Marie Micheletto, RSM, M.A., L.P.C., LMHP)

The changes around and within oneself when one is divorced or widowed are multiple. This workshop, designed with you and those changes in mind, will be about naming and claiming losses internal and external; identifying ways of dealing with the losses, the fears,...LEARN MORE

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