Our Silent Retreat format includes:
- Celebration of the Eucharist
- Individual Spiritual Direction
- Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
- Quiet time
- Home-cooked meals
Our buildings and grounds also offer:
- Chapel overlooking Buffalo Lake
- Garden Court
- Outdoor walk with Stations of the Cross
- Blessed Virgin Mary grotto
- Outdoor meditation area with the Crucified Savior
- Bluff walks along Buffalo Lake
- Conference rooms
- Book/Gift Shop
- Art and Craft Room
Each retreat season (August through July) has a specific theme. The Women’s Silent Retreat, Men’s Silent Retreat, Married Couples, Men & Women’s Silent Retreats, either Midweek or Weekend retreats provides conferences on the theme and follow the Silent Retreat format with group participation and quiet time for individual prayer, personal reflection, reading, rest, or spending time outside on our walking paths or bluff walks.
A Silent retreat offers the retreatant time to withdraw from the distractions of everyday routine, and allows them to focus time on their relationship with God. The time you are here is YOUR time and you are encouraged you to honor the body and the Spirit. This means that if you are tired, perhaps your body is telling you that you need rest, and you may need to miss one of the activities on the schedule. Maybe personal prayer is leading you to a deeper point of reflection and you need to see that moment to its completion, spiritual direction is available to assist if needed.
The following web pages will provide you with further details on our retreats:
Retreat Schedules has details on the daily schedules of our Weekend and Midweek Retreats.
Our Calendar provides a list of the dates and types of our future retreats.
Serenity (12-Step) Retreat, Healing Retreats, Hope Days, Days of Centering Prayer, Individual Private Retreat and Directed Retreat pages have explanations of the types of retreats we offer.