Praying with The Saint John's Bible (Brad Neary, Fr. Thomas Leitner. OSB)
Oct
19
to Oct 20

Praying with The Saint John's Bible (Brad Neary, Fr. Thomas Leitner. OSB)

The Saint John’s Bible is the first handwritten bible, commissioned by a Benedictine monastery, in more than five hundred years. ... It is written on approximately 1,150 pages and includes one hundred sixty major illuminations. A copy of the large, seven-volume leather bound Heritage Edition, which is a fine art repro ... Read More

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Gratitude (Br. Tobias Dammert, OSB)
Oct
26
10:00 AM10:00

Gratitude (Br. Tobias Dammert, OSB)

In spite of every day challenges in one’s personal journey, the struggles are stepping stones to encounter God’s faithfulness toward us that fills the heart with gratitude. ... In selected Scripture passages, especially Psalm 23, we will focus on our journey. The day includes time for reflection, journaling and sharing. ... Read More

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St. Hildegard of Bingen & Julian of Norwich: Mystical Guides for Spiritual Journey (Kris McGregor & Discerning Hearts Team)
Nov
15
to Nov 17

St. Hildegard of Bingen & Julian of Norwich: Mystical Guides for Spiritual Journey (Kris McGregor & Discerning Hearts Team)

Learn from the lives and teachings of the great mystics St. Hildegard of Bingen and Julian of Norwich!... The sessions consist of initial lecture, individual silent reading of selected texts from the saints, small-group discussion and big group sharing. The Holy Eucharist will be celebr ... Read More

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 Christmas Craft Show
Dec
1
to Dec 15

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. We do offer lunch reservations with advanced notice. LEARN MORE

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SILENT: Contemplative Prayer Retreat (Fr. Thomas Leitner, OSB)
Oct
4
to Oct 6

SILENT: Contemplative Prayer Retreat (Fr. Thomas Leitner, OSB)

“Prayer is sitting in silence until it silences us, choosing gratitude until we are grateful, and praising God until we ourselves are an act of praise” (Richard Rohr). ... In contemplative prayer, we divest our minds of all thoughts and images in order to receive the pure and simple light of God directly into the summit of our souls. This retreat involves ... Read More

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Exploring Creative Ways to Pray (Glenda Dietrich Moore, M.Div., B.F.A.)
Sep
21
10:00 AM10:00

Exploring Creative Ways to Pray (Glenda Dietrich Moore, M.Div., B.F.A.)

This quiet, contemplative day will awaken and celebrate the creative process through a variety of prayer forms, scripture, reflection, walking the labyrinth, and hands-on expression with art materials.... You will be invited to be playful in your prayer life while partnering your own creativity with God’s creative Spirit. Very simple art materials (paint, collage, and clay) will be ... Read More

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From Inspiration to Illumination: An Introduction to The Saint John’s Bible
Sep
10
7:00 PM19:00

From Inspiration to Illumination: An Introduction to The Saint John’s Bible

The Saint John’s Bible is the first handwritten bible, commissioned by a Benedictine monastery in more than five hundred years. Through video and rich visual images, participants will be guided through the story of the stunning work of art with its 160 major illuminations. Learn about the processes, tools, methods, and materials behind the making of The Saint John’s Bible; Read more

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Journeying into a Grace-Filled Third Chapter (Nancy Hemesath, M.A.)
Aug
23
to Aug 25

Journeying into a Grace-Filled Third Chapter (Nancy Hemesath, M.A.)

Those planning for retirement and retirees are invited to a retreat to explore what constitutes a full and grace-filled life in the Third Chapter. ... As in any journey, we must decide what direction we will take, what we will bring with us and what to leave behind. Nancy Hemesath will guide this process by touching on themes of grief, ... Read More

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“The Lord is Rich in Mercy.” (Fr. Joel Macul, OSB, STL)
Aug
15
to Aug 18

“The Lord is Rich in Mercy.” (Fr. Joel Macul, OSB, STL)

Pope Francis has written, “In a special way the Psalms bring to the fore the grandeur of God’s merciful action.” ... In this retreat we will listen attentively to the Psalms of Mercy so we can experience through them the concrete reality of God revealing his love for us. Touching the richness of this b ... Read More

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 Stay Here and Keep Watch with Me (Fr. Bob Dufford, SJ)
Aug
9
to Aug 11

Stay Here and Keep Watch with Me (Fr. Bob Dufford, SJ)

During this retreat, based on St. Ignatius’ Spiritual Exercises, Fr. Bob will use specially composed instrumental music and texts to help retreatants enter com-passionately into moments in Jesus’ Passion. ... This is a journey through death to new life. Please bring your iPod, iPad, MP3 player, or computer. (CD players may also be used but only for a few.)... Read More

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Yes, Honey, I Was Listening: Marriage and Prayerful Hope (Deacon James Keating)
Jun
22
to Jun 23

Yes, Honey, I Was Listening: Marriage and Prayerful Hope (Deacon James Keating)

This retreat will assist married couples in securing a realistic vision of how intimacy occurs through communication both with one’s spouse and with God in prayer. ... There will be conferences on the theme, spiritual direction, silence and prayer, and time for couple conversation. We encourage especially younger couples to attend. Closi ... Read More

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 Are You Hastening to Your Heavenly Home? (cf. Rule, Ch. 73) (Fr. Thomas A. Hillenbrand, OSB, STL)
Jun
2
to Jun 7

Are You Hastening to Your Heavenly Home? (cf. Rule, Ch. 73) (Fr. Thomas A. Hillenbrand, OSB, STL)

St. Benedict’s Travel Guide. A retreat for Religious Sisters in active ministry. ... As we travel to our heavenly home we need a spiritual GPS to keep us on the right road. What are some practical guides we can glean from the Sacred Scriptures and the Rule of Benedict? S ... Read More

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Paving the Way for Peace, Purpose and Passion for Life: Retreat for Singles (Elaine Shein)
May
4
10:00 AM10:00

Paving the Way for Peace, Purpose and Passion for Life: Retreat for Singles (Elaine Shein)

Sometimes the road in life can be rough or it takes unexpected twists from where we thought it would lead us. ... We may feel stalled or uncertain where next to turn, whether as a single, or after going through life changes such as being widowed, divorced or separated. This retreat is for singles of ... Read More

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"The Path is Made by Walking…" (Anthony Machado) (Sr. Marie Micheletto, RSM, M.A., L.P.C., LMHP)
Apr
27
to Apr 28

"The Path is Made by Walking…" (Anthony Machado) (Sr. Marie Micheletto, RSM, M.A., L.P.C., LMHP)

For those of us on the Path to “Emmaus” asking “now what, why, how, where?”... ... The Beatitudes invite us to open our hearts and minds to God-with-us in our daily life, teach us the broader meaning of “Give us this day our daily bread,” and coach us to &l ... Read More

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Wonderful Cosmos: Science and Creation (Fr. Christoph Gerhard, OSB)
Mar
30
10:00 AM10:00

Wonderful Cosmos: Science and Creation (Fr. Christoph Gerhard, OSB)

When we look up to the sky at night and see the stars, we can immediately feel how amazing and wonderful our world is. ... The penetrating view modern astronomy affords with its telescopes gives us spectacular pictures of the cosmos. Together with scientific theories we come to new descriptions of the whence ... Read More

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Charting Your Soul's Compass: A Women's Reflective Writing Retreat (Mary Kay Shanley, Diane Douiyssi)
Mar
28
to Mar 31

Charting Your Soul's Compass: A Women's Reflective Writing Retreat (Mary Kay Shanley, Diane Douiyssi)

Visualize yourself with other vibrant women, tending their souls, responding to a call to pursue reflective writing as an entrance into the deeper self. ... Trust yourself, embrace your spirit, experience the treasure of expression waiting to emerge. And if you wish, consider possibilities — essays, poems, stories for you alone, or to ... Read More

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