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 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.

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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The Image as a Window to the Spiritual: An Artist’s Six-Day Hands-on Workshop and Retreat

Friday, June 15, 2018 - Thursday, June 21, 2018

From the beginning, art has been used as a pathway toward spiritual insight and awareness. On this studio retreat, each participant will work in one of several media throughout the week. Emphasis w...


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Gates of Paradise: An Art Retreat

Friday, July 6, 2018 - Sunday, July 8, 2018
Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center

Following in a series of art retreats offered here (Fra Angelo, Raphael, Caravaggio, Van Gogh, Cézanne), this retreat will focus on Early Renaissance in Florence and the famous doors of the Baptist...


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A Step 11 Retreat for Recovering Alcoholics and Alanons

Friday, July 13, 2018 - Sunday, July 15, 2018
Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center

(AA Retreat) 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...


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Bringing to Life the Word of God in Song

Monday, July 16, 2018 - Friday, July 20, 2018
Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center

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 to ...


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Bringing to Life the Word of God in Song - Advanced

Monday, July 30, 2018 - Friday, August 3, 2018
Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center

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 se...


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Peace, the Benedictine Way

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - Thursday, August 2, 2018
Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center

(Midweek Retreat)

This retreat will focus on the holy Rule of St. Benedict and how it can apply to living with peace in today’s fast-paced society. Many chapters of St. Benedict's ...


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