Lent is a special time in the church calendar. Come away for a day of reflection and quiet to help you focus your Lenten intentions as you prepare for the Easter Season. A member of the monastic community will guide you through during the day, with time to join the entire community for Mass. The day begins with coffee and rolls at 9:00 followed by a conference, Mass and lunch follow. There will be more quiet time and a concluding conference at 2:30 pm. Lunch and retreat fee: $20 per person. For reservations contact the Abbey Guest Center: phone (660) 944-2809 or email email@example.com.
“Surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses” (Hebrews 12:1). In every age, there have been many witnesses of faith who serve as models and mentors along our faith journeys. The weekend will focus on some contemporary men and women whose ordinary lives in extraordinary times left a lasting imprint on the day to day society in which they lived. Spend time with Dorothy Day, Henri Nouwen, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Oscar Romero, Jean Donovan, Irene McCormack. The retreat begins Friday evening and continues through Sunday morning. Retreat fee for lodging, meals, conferences and reception: $180 for a single room; $300 per room ($150 each) for a double room. For reservations contact the Abbey Guest Center: phone (660) 944-2809 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.