Contemplative Photography (Rita Otis)
May
6
10:00 am10:00

Contemplative Photography (Rita Otis)

Seeing deeply is an act of intimacy; it is to see ourselves in relationship to God’s created world.
Rather than only observing, when we really see, we become one with creation. This retreat is designed to nurture our ability to see deeply...LEARN MORE

 The Spiritual Exercises for Smarties (Father Larry Gillick, SJ)
Jun
1
Jun 4

The Spiritual Exercises for Smarties (Father Larry Gillick, SJ)

Reflections will be offered based on the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius. Ignatius writes early in the Exercises that the most important thing is not to know much, but to sense and taste the presence of God. “Smarties” long to know beyond the logical, reasonable unsatisfying. “Smarties” LEARN MORE
 

Delving Deeper Into Sacred Scripture (Sharon Doran, M.A.)
Jul
14
Jul 15

Delving Deeper Into Sacred Scripture (Sharon Doran, M.A.)

Whether you are an elephant who wants to dive deep or a lamb who wants to initially get its’ feet wet, this summer time refreshment in God’s Word is for you.  Join Sharon Doran for a mini Biblical School.  There will be time to be immersed in God’s Word with teaching...LEARN MORE

Personality and Prayer (Jodi Gehr)
Oct
28
Oct 29

Personality and Prayer (Jodi Gehr)

Lent is a time to grow in our relationship with God through prayer. As our personality profiles differ, so do the kinds of prayer that we feel drawn to naturally. There is not only one right way to pray. LEARN MORE


Valentine's Day Dinner
Feb
12
5:00 pm17:00

Valentine's Day Dinner

Married couples are invited for Mass at the chapel of St. Benedict Center, followed, at 6:00 p.m., by a delicious and festive four-course Valentine’s Day Dinner, prepared by Mark and Patty Bosh. LEARN MORE

Christmas Pageant - 7:00pm Performance
Dec
3
7:00 pm19:00

Christmas Pageant - 7:00pm Performance

Experience the Christmas message in an unforgettable way! About 20 Schuyler Life Teens present a brand new play in several acts related to the Christmas message, which brings home in an unforgettable way what this feast is all about. This show is for the whole family.

Christmas Pageant - 5:00pm Performance
Dec
3
5:00 pm17:00

Christmas Pageant - 5:00pm Performance

Experience the Christmas message in an unforgettable way!  About 20 Schuyler Life Teens present a brand new play in several acts related to the Christmas message, which brings home in an unforgettable way what this feast is all about. This show for the whole family.

 Christmas Craft Show
Nov
27
Dec 11

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

Nativity Scenes Display
Nov
27
Dec 18

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.

Amazing Grace: The Gold in Our Brokenness
Nov
19
10:00 am10:00

Amazing Grace: The Gold in Our Brokenness

In the Japanese tradition, you never throw broken parts away, but save each piece, and put the piece back together using gold.  The pot will change into a new creation.  At this retreat, lead by Sr. Colette Baldwin, RSM, we will look at the “shattered parts” we offer God... LEARN MORE

'Totus Christus' Retreat
Nov
11
Nov 13

'Totus Christus' Retreat

Fr. Francis A. Nigli leads this retreat for those who want More! Enrich your prayer-life, your marriage, your family-life, your everyday-life! Living In Faith Everyday! That’s Life! Too good to be true? Hmm, maybe, just maybe. There is only one way to find out: “Come, and you will see” (John 1:39).   LEARN MORE

SILENT: Contemplative Prayer Retreat
Nov
4
Nov 6

SILENT: Contemplative Prayer Retreat

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, lead by Fr. Thomas Leitner, OSB, involves breath practice. It is for those who have begun the practice of non-conceptual prayer.  LEARN MORE

Marriage in the Lord: Poured Out for Love
Oct
29
Oct 30

Marriage in the Lord: Poured Out for Love

This retreat for married couples, with Deacon James Keating, Ph.D., explores the theological and spiritual meaning of the Sacrament of Marriage. The retreat inspires couples to place their love for each other into the greater love of God and in this way to embark together upon the journey from sinner to saint.  LEARN MORE

Praying with the Psalms
Oct
21
Oct 23

Praying with the Psalms

The Psalms are the oldest and most appreciated prayers the church hold for us and they offer a great variety of ways how to get into contact with God. As “the daily bread” on our Benedictine table of prayer, they can nourish us on a daily basis.  LEARN MORE

Never Lose Hope in God's Mercy (Rule of St. Benedict 4:74)
Sep
8
Sep 11

Never Lose Hope in God's Mercy (Rule of St. 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, presented by  Fr. Thomas Leitner, OSB, we will be inspired and guided by... LEARN MORE

Tongues as of Fire
Aug
5
Aug 7

Tongues as of Fire

What do I see, hear, smell, etc.? During this retreat, based on spiritual exercises from St. Ignatius, Fr. Bob Dufford will use specially composed instrumental music and texts to help retreatants enter into moments in the life of Jesus. LEARN MORE

Father and Son's - Together Forever
Jul
30
Jul 31

Father and Son's - Together Forever

This retreat is for fathers and their sons, ages 11-15, and provides opportunities for open communication and mutual learning between fathers and their adolescent sons along with Mass and a traditional blessing of the sons.  This fun weekend will include, weather permitting, dodgeball competition, water balloon toss, and a hayrack ride.  LEARN MORE

BLOOM: Because Loving Ourselves and Others Matters
Jul
23
Jul 24

BLOOM: Because Loving Ourselves and Others Matters

This retreat with Deb Waskowiak and Debbie Sheehan, MA., is for mothers and daughters, ages 11-14, provides opportunities for deepening the communication that is so essential for growth into mature womanhood.  Sessions will help connect faith, relationships and healthy loving in ways that are rooted in... LEARN MORE

Guided/Directed Retreat
Jul
17
Jul 23

Guided/Directed Retreat

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

Believing is Seeing; Seeing is Knowing
Jul
14
Jul 17

Believing is Seeing; Seeing is Knowing

These days will be spent together in spiritual silence. Conferences will be presented flowing from Scripture and the text of the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius.  Special emphasis will be placed on the call of Jesus to “Come and See” as well as Jesus’ restoring physical sight to...  LEARN MORE

"On the Third Day He Rose Again" (Apostolic Creed)
Mar
23
Mar 27

"On the Third Day He Rose Again" (Apostolic Creed)

  • St. Benedict Center

Fr. Thomas Andrew Hillenbrand, OSB, STL
We invite you to join the Benedictine monks of Schuyler in their prayer and worship during the ‘Three Holy Days.’...  Times of silence, meditation, and talks will help us focus on... LEARN MORE