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).

Check-in time for retreats is 2-5 p.m. Vespers in the Archabbey Church is at 5 p.m. followed by supper. The opening conference typically begins at 6:30 or 7:30 p.m. The retreat concludes with lunch on the last day of the program. A complete schedule is provided at registration.

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

To See and Be Seen - 159754

Saturday, February 4, 2023
Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center

(Workshop for Women)

Do you have a desire to encounter Jesus, to see and be seen in a renewed way? In order to see, we must be mindful, persevering and faithful. Do we climb a tree like Zac...


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Welcoming In-Laws - 131619

Friday, February 10, 2023 - Sunday, February 12, 2023
Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center

(Valentine Retreat – Married Couples Only) A crucial part of married couples’ lives are the in-laws. How do we welcome them into our family dynamic? Movies, PowerPoint presentations, and music will...


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Freedom Through Forgiveness - 139035

Tuesday, February 28, 2023 - Thursday, March 2, 2023
Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center

(Midweek Retreat) The Gospel teaches us that forgiveness is at the core of our faith. This retreat addresses the difficulties of forgiveness and ways to move beyond them by looking at how others ha...


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Holy Leisure: Show and Tell for Grownups - 159079

Saturday, March 11, 2023
Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center

As adults, we do a pretty good job of staying busy for the sake of staying busy. We flutter about from activity to activity and commitment to commitment. Are we just moving about, trying to accompl...


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Christian Hospitality: Welcoming One Another as Christ - 139073

Friday, March 17, 2023 - Sunday, March 19, 2023
Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center

Christian hospitality is not a “soft” virtue; it is hard! St. Paul believes Christians are called to demonstrate a ready openness to others (whom Jesus calls “neighbor”) and to welcome the neighbor...


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Welcoming In-Laws - 139094

Friday, March 24, 2023 - Sunday, March 26, 2023
Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center

(Second Valentine Retreat – Married Couples Only) A crucial part of married couples’ lives are the in-laws. How do we welcome them into our family dynamic? Movies, PowerPoint presentations, and mus...


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Celebrating The Paschal Mystery - 139122

Wednesday, April 5, 2023 - Sunday, April 9, 2023
Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center

(Holy Week Retreat) Entering into the fullness of celebration, each retreatant will be active in the various liturgies of Holy Week. Conferences will examine in detail the various forms of
lit...


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The Sermon on the Mount: Matthew’s Handbook for Living in the Kingdom of Heaven - 139154

Monday, April 17, 2023 - Friday, April 21, 2023
Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center

(Priests Retreat) This retreat will examine Matthew’s Sermon on the Mount, highlighting challenges for priestly spirituality.


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Marian Music and Art #159761

Saturday, April 29, 2023
Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center

Understand Marian art and music across the different artistic eras. Lean how Marian theology and scripture undergird artistic depictions and form. Transcend yourself spiritually in a day filled wit...


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Tea for Two (or More): Nurturing the Mother-Daughter Relationship #161943

Wednesday, May 17, 2023
Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center

(Workshop for Women)
We are rediscovering the art of tea: making and enjoying a refreshing cup, with all its attendant ceremonies. In this workshop, we will explore how this art can serve as a...


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