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 […]
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 […]
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.
During this silent retreat you will experience a guided meditation time, receive handouts to use during the retreat, and reflective time to prepare your heart and yourself to receive the blessings that Jesus wishes to give to you this Christmas. What you may be called to live out from this retreat. Spiritual direction will be available.
Join the Sisters to listen to your call. Pray with Scripture and the Prologue of the Rule of St. Benedict. Experience being with the community for reflection, prayer, dialogue, work and leisure. If you are a Catholic single woman age 25-55 discerning whether you have a calling to the Benedictine way of life, this is a wonderful opportunity to explore your monastic vocation. Registration closes on January 14th.
Beauty, Wisdom & Gratitude: A Discourse in Wholeness and Holiness