Saint Meinrad Archabbey

A catholic monastery devoted to the teachings of St. Benedict

Retreats

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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.

Upcoming Retreats

  • Friday, June 30 - Sunday, July 2, 2017

    Spiritual Integration: Fitness, Health and Physical Well-Being

    With Scripture and the Rule of St. Benedict as our guide, we will explore how a life of physical fitness and healthful eating leads us on a journey of self-knowledge, self-acceptance and self-gif…
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  • Friday, July 14 - Sunday, July 16, 2017

    A Weekend with Mary, Our Blessed Mother

    Exploring Mary's important role in presenting the Savior to our world, this retreat will focus on the latest Marian spirituality. A highpoint of the weekend will be the Sunday celebration of Our L…
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  • Monday, July 17 - Friday, July 21, 2017

    Bringing to Life the Word of God in Song

    Learn how the practice of Gregorian chant brings to life the Word of God in song, and study the intimate relationship between the proclaimed Word of God and its melodic setting. Learn a new way t…
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  • Friday, July 21 - Sunday, July 23, 2017

    A Step 11 Retreat for Recovering Alcoholics and Alanons

    This retreat is for those seeking, through heartfelt prayer and meditation, to improve their conscious contract with God, as they understand Him, praying only for knowledge of His will for them an…
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  • Monday, July 24 - Friday, July 28, 2017

    Bringing to Life the Word of God in Song

    Learn how the practice of Gregorian chant brings to life the Word of God in song, and study the intimate relationship between the proclaimed Word of God and its melodic setting. In this advanced …
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  • Tuesday, July 25 - Thursday, July 27, 2017

    Forgiven and Forgiving

    (Midweek Retreat) In the Lord's Prayer, we make a covenant with God that we will forgive as we have been forgiven. What are the practical consequences of this spiritual covenant in everyday life? …
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  • Friday, August 18 - Sunday, August 20, 2017

    Benedictine Spirituality

    The conferences for this retreat will address certain key components of the Benedictine charism distilled from the Rule of St. Benedict and the lived tradition of modern Benedictine monastic comm…
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  • Tuesday, August 22 - Thursday, August 24, 2017

    Pray Your Way to Happiness

    (Midweek Retreat) We often think of prayer as an obligation to God. Actually, prayer is the very substance of life, the key to strength and joy, here and hereafter. This retreat is a practical in…
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  • Friday, August 25 - Sunday, August 27, 2017

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

    This retreat will explore how beauty in nature and art reveals God's presence and action in the world and examines the strength and power of religious imagery, art and architecture through the ag…
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  • Friday, September 15 - Sunday, September 17, 2017

    Praying with the Gospel of Matthew


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