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

Dios: Equilibrio Y Vida Hispanic Retreat (Padre Andres Syring)

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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The Book of Ruth: A Love Story: “Wherever You Go, I Will Go” (Sharon Doran)
Jul
13
to Jul 14

The Book of Ruth: A Love Story: “Wherever You Go, I Will Go” (Sharon Doran)

Ruth, the young Moabite widow, had noticed the deep faith of her mother-in-law Naomi and chosen to come into full covenant with Naomi’s love, the one true God and husband of Israel. God’s amazing grace provided her with a new human love as well. United with her new husband Boaz, Ruth became King David’s great grandmother and part of Jesus’ Royal Messianic line. LEARN MORE

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Unfinished! (Mary Guynan and Tonya LeGrande-Labenz)
Jul
21
to Jul 22

Unfinished! (Mary Guynan and Tonya LeGrande-Labenz)

Most of us long to dance peacefully through life with grace and beauty.  We want to shine in every storm and be perfect; however, this is not to be in this life. Bring to this retreat for women of all ages your lives' most imperfect places and we will discover how God sees us, beautiful daughters, unfinished but able to rest in God to transform us... LEARN MORE

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Henri Nouwen: Master of Soul Care (Wil Hernandez, PhD, Obl. OSB.)
Jul
27
to Jul 29

Henri Nouwen: Master of Soul Care (Wil Hernandez, PhD, Obl. OSB.)

Henri Nouwen embodied soul care—in the way he cared for his own soul and the souls of others. In this retreat we will focus on how we, too, can engage in deep, personal soul work. Through Nouwen’s rich insights and lived example we will learn how to care primarily for our own souls in order that we can more effectively companion other souls in their spiritual journey... LEARN MORE

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BLOOM: Because Loving Ourselves and Others Matters (Deb Waskowiak)
Jul
28
to Jul 29

BLOOM: Because Loving Ourselves and Others Matters (Deb Waskowiak)

This retreat, 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 gospel teaching and relevant today. This fun weekend includes outdoor activities, weather permitting.  LEARN MORE

 

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Marriage, Intimacy and Inner Peace (Deacon James Keating, Ph.D.,)
Aug
3
to Aug 4

Marriage, Intimacy and Inner Peace (Deacon James Keating, Ph.D.,)

As a couple draw closer to one another and to Christ, the fruit of their intimacy is palpable. Such intimacy leaves the couple in peace. This peace becomes the foundation not for ‘sleepiness’ or lethargy but an ignition for striking out anew and heading into the deep with Christ. The retreat will give married couples input on what this peace is, how it is attained...LEARN MORE

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Lessons from the Labyrinth: Learning to Let Go and Let God (Margie M. Walker)
Aug
4
10:00 AM10:00

Lessons from the Labyrinth: Learning to Let Go and Let God (Margie M. Walker)

n its simple pattern, the labyrinth captures many aspects of life: journey, rhythm, discovery, change, trust and our movement inward to sacred space.  Come walk the labyrinth that opens one to fresh ways of praying. Experience how its loops and backtracks help one gain perspective in the design and journey of life. LEARN MORE

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Healing Emotions – Gift and Task (Father William J. Jarema, M.S., M.Div., M.A.S)
Aug
10
to Aug 11

Healing Emotions – Gift and Task (Father William J. Jarema, M.S., M.Div., M.A.S)

The healing of our negative emotions is a gift from God and a fruit of prayer, but it is also an inner task. This retreat will help you understand the power and purpose of anger.  You will learn how to detox anxiety, fear, grief, shame and guilt. You will establish a personal health care program, learn how to forgive and let go of the past. LEARN MORE

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And Jesus Advanced in Wisdom and Age (Luke 2:52) (Father Bob Dufford, SJ.)
Sep
7
to Sep 9

And Jesus Advanced in Wisdom and Age (Luke 2:52) (Father Bob Dufford, SJ.)

St. Ignatius Loyola invites us to use our imagination while praying with Scripture, to picture a particular biblical scene as if we were standing right there: What do I see, hear, smell, etc.?  During this retreat, based on St. Ignatius’ Spiritual Exercises, Fr. Bob will use specially composed instrumental music and texts...LEARN MORE

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Contemplative Prayer Retreat (Father Thomas Leitner, OSB.)
Nov
2
to Nov 4

Contemplative Prayer Retreat (Father Thomas Leitner, OSB.)

“And I sensed that learning how to pray consists in learning how to be silent and that love only begins where no gift can be expected anymore” (A. de Saint Exupéry).  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. LEARN MORE

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The Spiritual Path: Setting Your Goals with God (Lisa Kelly)    
Nov
17
9:00 AM09:00

The Spiritual Path: Setting Your Goals with God (Lisa Kelly)    

Advent is the beginning of a new Church year; it is also a new year for you and God to walk your spiritual path together. This retreat gives you a process rooted in Ignatian Spirituality to review your year, gather wisdom from it, listen for the callings on your heart, and articulate new goals for the coming year.  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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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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Never Lose Hope in God’s Mercy Rule of Benedict 4:74 (Father Thomas Leitner, OSB.)
Jun
3
to Jun 8

Never Lose Hope in God’s Mercy Rule of Benedict 4:74 (Father Thomas Leitner, OSB.)

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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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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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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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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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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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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Nativity Scenes Display
Jan
2
to Jan 5

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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 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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