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 held on weekends (Friday evening through Sunday noon) or during the week (Tuesday evening through Thursday noon).

Check-in time for retreats is 2-5 p.m. Vespers in the Archabbey Church is at 5 p.m. followed by supper. The opening conference typically begins at 6:30 or 7:30 p.m. The retreat concludes with lunch on the last day of the program. A complete schedule is provided at registration.

To register online, begin by clicking on the title of the retreat that interests you.

The Popular Polish Pope: The Life and Service of Pope John Paul II -104848

Friday, November 12, 2021 - Sunday, November 14, 2021
Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center

By studying the encyclicals and teachings of this remarkable theologian, we will gain an understanding of his “theology of the body” and the “new evangelization.” His earlier struggles with Nazi an...


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Popular Stories from the Gospel of John - 104912

Friday, November 19, 2021 - Sunday, November 21, 2021
Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center

Many great stories are found in the Gospel of John. This retreat will focus on just a few of them and show why they have remained so popular through the centuries. We will consider The Prologue of ...


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Christmas for Adults - 104944

Friday, December 17, 2021 - Sunday, December 19, 2021
Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center

What do the Gospels have to say about Jesus’ birth?


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Winter Chant Workshop - 117238

Monday, January 24, 2022 - Friday, January 28, 2022

This workshop is designed for directors of parish liturgical music and singers in parish liturgies. Come spend a week immersed in the beauty of liturgical chant. Learn how to incorporate Engl...


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Toward Integration: Reflections on Overcoming Prejudice - 122476

Wednesday, February 9, 2022
Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center
9 a.m. - 3 p.m. CT

What assumptions do we make about others based on their race and cultural background and, more importantly, why do we make them? How do these assumptions affect our behavior in an unconscious manne...


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Beyond the Fantastic! - 116243

Friday, February 11, 2022 - Sunday, February 13, 2022
Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center

(Valentine Retreat – Married Couples Only) This weekend retreat will discuss the various phases of our relationships and how we can grow in true love with one another. Together we will explore the ...


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Get It Together! How Bullet Journaling Can Organize Your Life and Spiritual Practices - 122477

Wednesday, February 23, 2022
Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center
9 a.m. - 3 p.m. CT

The requirements and responsibilities of everyday living and work obligations can quickly overwhelm you. Finding solutions can be as easy as using pen and paper. In this workshop, learn the basics ...


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Freedom Through Forgiveness - 116275

Tuesday, March 1, 2022 - Thursday, March 3, 2022
Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center

(Midweek Retreat) Life’s hurts can leave us feeling angry and holding grudges. Sometimes we become prisoners of these feelings. This retreat explores the process of forgiveness to which Jesus invit...


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Beyond the Fantastic! - 116307

Friday, March 11, 2022 - Sunday, March 13, 2022
Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center

(Second Valentine Retreat – Married Couples Only) This weekend retreat will discuss the various phases of our relationships and how we can grow in true love with one another. Together we will explo...


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St. Catherine of Siena: Honoring God, Sanctifying Souls - 116339

Friday, March 18, 2022 - Sunday, March 20, 2022
Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center

Reflect on the character and spiritual teaching of this medieval woman and Doctor of the Church. Learn from her example of what it means to be faithful to Christ and his gospel in these uncertain t...


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