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Oct
19
Fri
Oblate Fall Retreat
Oct 19 – Oct 21 all-day

“Living the Rule on a Daily Basis” – given by Judy Valente

Oct
24
Wed
Reflection Day: Praying the Our Father @ Conception Abbey
Oct 24 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Reflection Day: Praying the Our Father

Wednesday Reflection Day with Fr Roger Schmit, O.S.B.

Praying the Our Father – “One of Jesus’ disciples said to him, ‘Lord, teach us to pray, as John {the Baptist} taught his disciples.’” Jesus disciples despite their daily prayer devotions wanted Jesus to teach them how to pray as he prayed. You are invited to come and take a deeper look into this prayer.

Snacks/lunch/Director fees:  $20/person

Includes mass in the Basilica with the Monks of Conception Abbey and the Seminarians.

For more information, contact the Abbey Guest Center at (660) 944-2809 or guests@conception.edu.

 

Nov
8
Thu
Reflection Day: Sacrament of Reconciliation @ Conception Abbey
Nov 8 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Reflection Day: Sacrament of Reconciliation

Thursday Reflection Day with Fr Roger Schmit, O.S.B.

Sacrament of Reconciliation-What does “reconciliation” look like and feel like.  You are invited to come and reflect on this life-changing sacrament.   The day will end with an opportunity to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation. 

Snacks/lunch/Director fees:  $20/person

Includes mass in the Basilica with the Monks of Conception Abbey.

For more information, contact the Abbey Guest Center at (660) 944-2809 or guests@conception.edu.

Nov
9
Fri
Calligraphy Retreat: Continuation of Lettering the Word @ Abbey Guest Center
Nov 9 – Nov 11 all-day

Calligraphy Retreat: Continuation of Lettering the Word

Beginners are introduced to the use of ink pens. Friday evening through Sunday noon.
Prerequisite: Lettering the Word Beginner’s Retreat.

Room/Meal/Director fees:  $195 single room;  $330 double room ($165 each).

Abbey Guest Center Weekend retreats begin with Friday Vespers at 5:15 pm and conclude following the noon meal on Sunday.

Dec
5
Wed
Reflection Day: Advent Day of Reflection @ Conception Abbey
Dec 5 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Reflection Day: Advent Day of Reflection

Wednesday Reflection Day with Fr Roger Schmit, O.S.B.

Advent Day of Reflection –   Put the Christmas shopping on hold for one day, and come to reflect with us as we wrap our thoughts and hearts around the spirit of Advent. 

Snacks/lunch/Director fees:  $20/person

Includes mass in the Basilica with the Monks of Conception Abbey and the Seminarians.

For more information, contact the Abbey Guest Center at (660) 944-2809 or guests@conception.edu.

Mar
29
Fri
Bible Scripts Preparatory Calligraphy Retreat
Mar 29 – Mar 31 all-day

Bible Scripts Preparatory Calligraphy Retreat

Preparatory weekend for the Bible Scripts retreat in May.  Continuation of daily Lectio Divina practice and introduction to the Renaissance Roman style of lettering.  Friday evening through Sunday noon.  Prerequisite: Lettering the Word Beginner’s Retreat.

Apr
26
Fri
Oblate Retreat 2019 @ Abbey Guest Center
Apr 26 – Apr 28 all-day

Details coming soon.

May
24
Fri
Calligraphy Retreat for Beginners
May 24 – May 27 all-day

Calligraphy Retreat for Beginners

Lettering the Word Beginner’s Retreat: Introduction to the use of calligraphy as a means of Lectio Divina. Daily Lectio sessions. Throughout the weekend the retreatants will learn the Foundational hand (based on 10th century Carolingian script) using a felt-tipped calligraphy marker.  Friday evening through Monday noon.

May
27
Mon
Bible Scripts Calligraphy Retreat
May 27 – Jun 1 all-day

Bible Scripts Calligraphy Retreat

Bible Scripts (advanced):  Renaissance Roman lettering and illuminated letters. Daily Lectio Divina sessions.  The week will focus on the Roman Capitals and Humanist minuscules used in lettering bibles during the Renaissance.  Monday evening through Saturday noon. Prerequisite: Lettering the Word Beginner’s Retreat.

Aug
30
Fri
Calligraphy Retreat for Beginners
Aug 30 – Sep 2 all-day

Calligraphy Retreat for Beginners

Lettering the Word Beginner’s Retreat.  Introduction to the use of calligraphy as a means of Lectio Divina.  Daily Lectio sessions. Throughout the weekend the retreatants will learn the Foundational hand (based on 10th century Carolingian script) using a felt-tipped calligraphy marker.  Friday evening through Monday noon.

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Phone: (660) 944-3100
Fax: (660) 944-2811
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Conception, MO 64433
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