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May
25
Fri
Spring Garden Retreat: It’s Planting Time @ Abbey Guest Center
May 25 – May 27 all-day

Spring Garden Retreat: It’s Planting Time

Come spend a weekend at the abbey sharing in the monastic custom of ora et labora (prayer and work). Spend time helping plant the abbey gardens and learn how to separate and replant various plants. Ther will also be opportunities to attend prayer and Mass with the monastic community.

Room/Meal/Director fees:  $180 single room;  $300 double room ($150 each).

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

Calligraphy Retreat for Beginners @ Abbey Guest Center
May 25 @ 10:19 pm – May 28 @ 11:19 pm

Calligraphy Retreat for Beginners

Lettering the Word Beginner’s Calligraphy Retreat. Introduction to use of calligraphy as a means of Lectio Divina and introduction to calligraphy using a felt-tipped pen. This retreat runs Friday evening through Monday noon. 

Room/Meal/Director fees:  $195 single room;  $315 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

Jun
9
Sat
Annual Family Weekend Retreat @ Abbey Guest Center
Jun 9 – Jun 10 all-day

Annual Family Weekend Retreat

Spend twenty-four hours with the family at Conception Abbey with the whole family. Craft rooms, family games, faith enrichment activities, reconciliation and prayer with the monks and weather permitting, a hayride. Interact with other Christian families. All ages welcome including grandparents, godparents, aunts, and uncles. Teens or adults interested in helping with staffing the games and craft rooms can apply as well. Special family prices based on ages of family members. 

Aug
31
Fri
Lettering the Word Beginner’s Calligraphy Retreat @ Abbey Guest Center
Aug 31 – Sep 3 all-day

Lettering the Word Beginner’s Calligraphy Retreat

Introduction to use of calligraphy as a means of Lectio Divina, a prayerful way of reading scripture, and introduction to calligraphy using a felt-tipped pen. This retreat runs Friday evening through Monday noon.

 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 Monday.

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 Monday.

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

Details coming soon.

Contact Us

Phone: (660) 944-3100
Fax: (660) 944-2811
communications@conception.edu

Location

37174 State Highway VV
Conception, MO 64433
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