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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, to learn the fine art of paying attention and responding deeply to God’s call. The schedule will include brief conferences, silence, Mass, Confession, fellowship, and spiritual direction. Open to all ages.  Scholarships are available.

$202.53 Single
$187.34 Double
(Includes Program Fee, Guest Room, Meals and Taxes)

**If you are exempt from Nebraska state taxes, would like to arrive earlier or depart later, or require special meal arrangements, please contact us. Cancellation Policy: The program fee includes an amount of $25, which is non-refundable, but which can be used for future retreats.

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Br. August Schaefer is a monk of Mount Michael Benedictine Abbey near Elkhorn, NE. He teaches at Mount Michael Benedictine high school and is the vocation director of his monastery.

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Deacon Duane is a permanent deacon for the Archdiocese of Omaha. He lives in Omaha with his wife Eileen and serves at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish.







Father Thomas Leitner, OSB, holds a Master’s of Religious Studies from St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO, and serves as administrator of St. Benedict Center. He is also a retreat leader and spiritual director. He has practiced contemplative prayer for over 35 years.