Saint Meinrad Archabbey

A catholic monastery devoted to the teachings of St. Benedict

Return & Refunds Policy

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Guest House and Retreat Center

To cancel your room or your registration for a retreat, call (812) 357-6611 and ask for Guest Services Reservations or email guestservices@saintmeinrad.edu. There is a $25 nonrefundable deposit.

Institute for Priests and Presbyterates

To cancel your registration and request a refund from one of our programs, please contact us:

Phone: (812) 357-6439
Email: smipp@saintmeinrad.edu
Fax: (812) 357-6283
Mail: Institute for Priests and Presbyterates, 200 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad, IN 47577

Effective Pastoring Workshops (The Associate Pastor, Gearing up to be a Pastor and The Newly Appointed Pastor): You can cancel your registration at any time prior to the program and receive a 100% refund.

Pre-retirement Workshop: You can cancel your registration at any time prior to the program and receive a 100% refund, except for a $50 nonrefundable fee (this pays for the Retirement Success Profile for Diocesan Priests). 

World Priest Program: You can cancel your registration at any time prior to the program and receive a 100% refund.

Stoking the Fire Sabbatical: If you are accepted into the sabbatical program, the $250 application/deposit fee is nonrefundable. The fee is fully refunded if the applicant is not accepted into the program.

The $250 application/deposit fee is fully refunded to any Patricia Kirchdorfer Scholarship recipient upon arrival for the sabbatical, but is forfeited if the scholarship recipient cancels within 30 days of the sabbatical.

Scholar Shop

Returns will be accepted if the merchandise is defective or if an item of clothing is the wrong size. Returns must be made within 30 days of purchase. The customer can choose to receive a refund of the purchase price or a replacement of the merchandise.

Before returning merchandise, please contact us for return authorization by calling (812) 357-6571 or email us at scholarshop@saintmeinrad.edu.