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Upcoming Retreats

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

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

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.

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.

Nov
15
Fri
Calligraphy Continuation Retreat
Nov 15 – Nov 19 all-day

Calligraphy Continuation Retreat

Follow-up Retreat: Continuation of daily Lectio Divina practice.  Beginners are introduced to the use of ink pens.  Friday evening through Sunday noon.  Prerequisite: Lettering the Word Beginner’s Retreat.

Contact Us

Phone: (660) 944-2809
Fax: (660) 944-2885
guests@conception.edu

Location

37174 State Highway VV
Conception, MO 64433
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