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).

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

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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Who is St. Paul and What Did He Write: Three Perspectives

Friday, August 17, 2018 - Sunday, August 19, 2018
Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center

This retreat will explore the letters attributed to St. Paul. We will discover that, in fact, there are three St. Pauls and they do not all say the same thing.


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Monastic Living

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - Thursday, August 23, 2018
Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center

(Midweek Retreat)

This retreat will give participants an opportunity to experience a day of Benedictine monastic living, including all monastic prayer periods, silence, work, as well as sho...


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Benedictine Spirituality as Lived in Marriage

Friday, August 24, 2018 - Sunday, August 26, 2018
Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center

(Married Couples Only)

This retreat focuses on exploring the Benedictine vows of obedience, stability and conversion as they can be applied in marriage, with humility as the thread that bin...


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How to Read the Gospel of John with Understanding: Signs for Our Time

Friday, September 14, 2018 - Sunday, September 16, 2018
Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center

The first half of the gospel of John is called “the book of signs.” To understand the Gospel of John, one must know how to read these signs with understanding. This retreat will look carefully at s...


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