Retreats

Perhaps you're interested in learning how Scripture, prayer, Benedictine wisdom or art can enhance your spirituality.

Saint Meinrad offers a variety of monk-led retreats during the year - on these and other topics at our Guest House and Retreat Center in southern Indiana.

Three-day retreats are held on weekends (Friday evening through Sunday noon) or during the week (Tuesday evening through Thursday noon).

To register online, begin by clicking on the title of the retreat that interests you.

Beyond First Impressions: A Couples Retreat

Friday, February 15, 2019 - Sunday, February 17, 2019
Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center

(Married Couples only) - So often our first impressions of people prove to be completely wrong. For a lasting relationship, we need to be open to the revelation of another to us. This retreat for c...


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Beyond First Impressions: A Couples Retreat

Friday, March 15, 2019 - Sunday, March 17, 2019
Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center

(Second Married Couples Retreat) – So often our first impressions of people prove to be completely wrong. For a lasting relationship, we need to be open to the revelation of another to us. This ret...


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Freedom Through Forgiveness

Friday, March 22, 2019 - Sunday, March 24, 2019
Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center

This retreat will explore the power of anger to keep us captive and practical ways in which the forgiveness taught by Jesus can free us. ($255 single, $425 double)


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A Weekend-long AA Meeting in 5 Sessions

Friday, March 29, 2019 - Sunday, March 31, 2019
Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center

This is a maximum participation retreat centering on five questions: 1. What brought you to your knees and to surrender? What was your powerlessness and unmanageability like? 2. What made the diffe...


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Spiritual Integration: Fitness, Health and Physical Well-being

Friday, April 12, 2019 - Sunday, April 14, 2019
Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center

With Scripture and the Rule of St. Benedict as our guide, we will explore how a life of physical fitness and healthful eating lead us on a journey of self-knowledge, self-acceptance and se...


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The Leaven of Christ: That in All Things God May be Glorified!

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - Sunday, April 21, 2019
Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center

(Holy Week Retreat) – In the Gospel of Luke we read: To what can I compare the kingdom of God? It is like yeast that a woman mixed into three measures of flour until all of it was leavened. We are ...


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Peace, the Benedictine Way

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - Thursday, April 25, 2019
Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center

(Midweek Retreat) – This retreat will focus on the holy Rule of St. Benedict and how it can apply to living with peace in today’s fast-paced society. Many chapters of the Rule can...


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Reading the Gospel of Luke: Challenges for Contemporary Priestly Ministry

Monday, April 29, 2019 - Friday, May 3, 2019
Archabbey Guest and Retreat Center

(Priests Retreat) $465 single.


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Being Creative, Being Divine: Freedom and an Ethics of Creativity

Friday, May 3, 2019 - Sunday, May 5, 2019
Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center

Nicolai Berdyaev was a 20th-century Russian Orthodox philosopher and theologian who provided Christianity with a marvelous way of framing the spiritual life as a journey into freedom. Conferences w...


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The Jesus Prayer

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - Thursday, May 9, 2019
Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center

(Midweek Retreat) – In this retreat, we will explore this treasure from the Eastern Church and look at ways of incorporating it into our own prayer practice. ($255 single, $425 double)


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