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.

Three-day retreats are offered 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.

Winning Relationships - A Couples Retreat

Friday, March 16, 2018 - Sunday, March 18, 2018
Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center

We Americans are very competitive people - we like to win at life. As married couples and committed parents, we daily practice winning, healthy exchanges. Our family rel...


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Benedictine Spirituality

Friday, March 23, 2018 - Sunday, March 25, 2018
Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center

The conferences will address certain key components of the Benedictine charism distilled from the Rule of St. Benedict and the lived tradition of modern Benedictine mona...


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Holy Week Retreat

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - Sunday, April 1, 2018
Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center

The retreat will foster the faith and devotion of participants in the liturgies of Holy Week. Conferences will offer meditation and theological reflection on the liturgies of Holy Week from Palm Su...


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Bible Bootcamp: The Basics

Friday, April 20, 2018 - Sunday, April 22, 2018
Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center

Do you get nervous trying to find something in the Bible? Do you wonder why Catholics, Protestants and Orthodox Christians have different Bibles? Do you know the difference between Methuselah, Mala...


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Continuing the Mission of Mercy

Monday, April 23, 2018 - Friday, April 27, 2018
Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center

Pope Francis declared an Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy for 2016. While the jubilee year may be over, the Holy Father wishes that we continue the mission of mercy. This retreat builds on the spirit...


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Contemplative Living

Friday, April 27, 2018 - Sunday, April 29, 2018
Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center

This retreat will explore the topic of deep prayer as gleaned from the mystical tradition of the Church. Contemplation is not only for monks and nuns. It is a mode of prayer rooted in one’s inmost ...


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Key Themes in the Gospel of Mark: Challenges for Preaching and Pastoral Practice

Monday, April 30, 2018 - Friday, May 4, 2018
Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center

(Priests Retreat)

This retreat for priests will explore some of the key themes in the Gospel of Mark that are important for preaching and the way priests carry out their pastoral practice.<...


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Beauty as a Pathway to God: Religious Art and Symbol in the Spiritual Life

Friday, May 4, 2018 - Sunday, May 6, 2018
Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center

This retreat will explore how beauty in nature and art reveals God’s presence and action in the world. We will examine the strength and power of religious imagery, art and architecture through the ...


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On Becoming the Publican in the Temple: St. Benedict’s Degrees of Humility

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - Thursday, May 10, 2018
Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center

(Midweek Retreat)

“Self-exaltation leads to humiliation; self-humbling leads to exaltation.” St. Benedict’s 12 degrees of humility (RB Chapter 7) begin with this declaration of the Lord in ...


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Your Faith Has Saved You – Or Has It?

Friday, May 18, 2018 - Sunday, May 20, 2018
Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center

People often leave their faith because God did not answer their prayers for a loved one who has died. They offer heaps of novenas, Masses and rosaries with no visible results. Is the Lord asleep in...


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