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May
24
Fri
Calligraphy Retreat for Beginners
May 24 @ 5:15 pm – May 27 @ 12:00 pm

Calligraphy Retreat for Beginners

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 tenth century Carolingian script) using a felt-tipped calligraphy marker. 

Friday 5:15 dinner through Monday noon. Cost $250 per person – (private room in St Gabriel Hall, meals, social, supplies, and director fee).  Those willing to share a room the cost is $230 a person.

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.

Jun
7
Fri
Family Retreat @ Conception Abbey
Jun 7 @ 10:00 am – Jun 9 @ 1:00 pm

AGC Family Retreat

Retreat beings on Saturday morning at 10:00 am with an opening session, mass, and lunch, afternoon activities, dinner and prayer with the monks. Concludes on Sunday after lunch. 

Bring the entire family for a weekend of faith, fun and family time. Join members of the monastic community for faith-filled activities and quality family time.

Cost – Room -$50/room (each room has two or three twin beds), Meals – $7/meal/person except children under 5yrs are free, Program fee – $10/child 2 yrs and above (covers craft supplies, prizes, and snacks)

Jun
21
Fri
Lectio Divina Retreat @ Conception Abbey
Jun 21 @ 5:15 pm – Jun 23 @ 1:00 pm

AGC Lectio Divina Retreat

Retreat begins on Friday with Vespers (Evening Prayer) at 5:15 pm and ends on Sunday after lunch.

Learn how monastics pray from scripture and spiritual texts.  Guided group and private lectio sessions throughout the weekend.

Retreat cost $195 per person – (private room in St Gabriel Hall, meals, social, supplies, and director fee).  Those willing to share a room the cost is $180 a person.

Jul
5
Fri
Oblate Pray & Work Weekend @ Abbey Guest Center
Jul 5 – Jul 7 all-day

Oblate Prayer & Work Weekend

A weekend of work and prayer with staff and monks of Conception Abbey. Help with greatly needed projects of all kinds from outdoor gardening to binding liturgy books. Prayer is woven in and around meals and work. For more information, contact the Abbey Guest Center at (660) 944-2809 or guests@conception.edu or Fr. Daniel Petsche, OSB, Oblate Director at oblates@conception.edu.

Jul
11
Thu
Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, part 1 @ Conception Abbey
Jul 11 – Jul 14 all-day

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, section 1 of 3

Conception Abbey has become a host site for the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd to help not only form catechists and help to prepare them to work with children, but also build a community of catechists who are connected to others in this country and around the world.

Sessions will be broken up into three four day events. Section 1-July 11-14, Section 2-August 1-4, November 14-18.  Contact us and we will put you in touch with the facilitator for prices and other details.  Overnight housing and meals available.

Jul
15
Mon
One Bread, One Cup at Conception @ Conception Abbey
Jul 15 – Jul 19 all-day

One Bread, One Cup at Conception

One Bread, One Cup” is a five-day liturgical leadership conference focusing on the Word, Sacrament and Mission of the Roman Catholic Church for high school youth groups and their campus and youth ministers. Conferences focus on community building, leadership development, catechesis, liturgical and spiritual formation, and theological reflection. This program is an extension of the original program at St. Meinrad in Indiana. 

More details and registration information at https://www.conception.edu/seminary/oboc/

Contact us for more information on how to sign up your youth group.  oboc@conception.edu or call 660-944-2928

Aug
1
Thu
Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, part 2 @ Conception Abbey
Aug 1 – Aug 4 all-day

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, section 2 of 3

Conception Abbey has become a host site for the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd to help not only form catechists and help to prepare them to work with children, but also build a community of catechists who are connected to others in this country and around the world.

Sessions will be broken up into three four day events. Section 1-July 11-14, Section 2-August 1-4, November 14-18.  Contact us and we will put you in touch with the facilitator for prices and other details.  Overnight housing and meals available.

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.

Oct
25
Fri
Oblate Fall 2019 Retreat
Oct 25 – Oct 27 all-day

Fr. Joel  Macul OSB (Schuyler, NE)

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Fax: (660) 944-2811
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