Programs

Group Retreat

Flexible Dates
The Priory Spirituality Center
Time away is important for our spiritual selves. When we take the time to deepen our faith and our relationship with God, we become better people and a stronger congregation. A silent retreat is purposeful discipline. Groups that have worked with us have provided a teaching at the introduction of the retreat, released the group […]

Private One-Day Retreat

Open Dates
The Priory Spirituality Center
We also offer day retreats.  You will have a room to stay in and access to the Library, Center kitchen, and walking trails. Lunch is provided at no extra charge.

Private Overnight Retreat

Flexible Dates
The Priory Spirituality Center
Retreatants are offered the option of praying the Liturgy of the Hours with the Community. Meals, which are included in your room fee, may be taken with the Sisters or in silence, and retreatants may use the Community’s library and grounds (including a meditation gazebo and nature trails). Spiritual Direction is available for an added cost. We […]

Clergy Retreat – February 2020

With Monika Ellis, OSB

February 24 - 25, 2020
The Priory Spirituality Center
How does the contemplative life - one of prayer and encountering God - shape one for wisdom and resiliency in the second half of life? Looking at wisdom and resiliency as markers for facing the beauty and pain of getting older, this course addresses aspects of aging that require an “elegant kenosis” - letting go in […]

Clergy Retreat – April 2020

With Monika Ellis, OSB

April 27 - 28, 2020
The Priory Spirituality Center
How does the contemplative life - one of prayer and encountering God - shape one for wisdom and resiliency in the second half of life? Looking at wisdom and resiliency as markers for facing the beauty and pain of getting older, this course addresses aspects of aging that require an “elegant kenosis” - letting go in […]

Iconography Workshop and Retreat 2020

With Fr. Damian Higgins

August 23 - 27, 2020
The Priory Spirituality Center
Fr. Damian will introduce participants to the history, spirituality and techniques of traditional Byzantine Iconography. Each student will be provided with all  the materials and supplies to complete an icon in the egg-tempera method, using all natural pigments and 23K Gold leafing. While no previous art experience is necessary, more accomplished iconographers are welcome.