Saint Meinrad Archabbey

A catholic monastery devoted to the teachings of St. Benedict


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

Upcoming Retreats

  • Friday, December 19 - Sunday, December 21, 2014

    Jesus: Savior and Son

    The Scriptures for Christmas help prepare the home of our hearts for His coming.

  • Friday, February 13 - Sunday, February 15, 2015

    How Deep is Your Love?

    (Married Couples only) Learning to love more and more deeply is the art of a successful marriage. Come and celebrate this Valentine's weekend by learning some aids to this great loving art. Audio…

  • Tuesday, March 3 - Thursday, March 5, 2015

    Fully Alive at Mass: Putting the Most in to Get the Most out

    Do you find yourself going to Mass and leaving unaffected by the Word of God and His love poured out? Come explore the rich history and meaning of the words of the Mass, with a commitment toward …

  • Friday, March 6 - Sunday, March 8, 2015

    The Way of the Cross According to the Gospel of Mark


  • Monday, March 23 - Friday, March 27, 2015

    Hospitality in an Anonymous World

    (Priests Retreat) Conferences for this retreat for priests will focus on the fundamental Christian ideal and Benedictine value of hospitality as a framework for knowing and serving Christ present …

  • Wednesday, April 1 - Sunday, April 5, 2015

    Holy Week Retreat

    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 …

  • Monday, April 13 - Friday, April 17, 2015

    Beyond the Cloister: Benedictine Principles in the Life of the Parish Priest

    (Priests Retreat) Several years ago, a book appeared in England titled Doing Business with Benedict. One reader commented, "Managing permanent, rapid change is the ultimate task for business from…

  • Friday, April 17 - Sunday, April 19, 2015

    A Weekend with St. Teresa of Avila

    In the year 2015, the Church celebrates the 500th anniversary of the birth of St. Teresa of Avila, Doctor of the Church, mystic and certainly one the greatest teachers of prayer in the Catholic t…

  • Tuesday, April 28 - Thursday, April 30, 2015

    St. Benedict's Way

    (Midweek Retreat) This retreat will focus on the Rule of St. Benedict and how it can apply to living in today's fast-paced society. Many chapters of the Rule can be applied and adapted and can su…

  • Thursday, April 30 - Sunday, May 3, 2015

    Sleeper Awake!

    (Secretaries and Parish Administrators Retreat) In Ephesians we read, "Sleeper, awake! Rise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you." And in his Letter to the Romans, St. Paul writes that Chr…

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