Introducing a New Retreat Series at the Saint Joseph Abbey Retreat Center:
Purpose: To find spiritual renewal and awakening by entering more deeply into the silent depths of God’s presence through exploring the life and writings of the mystics of the Christian tradition.
Format: Extended periods of personal silence and solitude; several periods of group meditation and contemplation; contemplative walk in the Abbey woods; conferences on particular mystic to help facilitate entering into silence; opportunity to pray with the monks.
For Whom: Adult women and men seeking to deepen their spiritual lives and grow in their awareness of God’s presence in their lives. Accommodations available for single persons and couples.
In Silence with Thomas Merton
All three retreats below are now full. Please call 985-892-3473 to be put on the waiting list.
July 12-14, 2019
June 28-30, 2019
Jan. 31 - Feb. 2, 2020
The minimum offering for each three-day retreat is $225 per person single occupancy or $212.50 per person double occupancy.
The In Silence Retreat Master is Fr. Ephrem Arcement, O.S.B., a monk of Saint Joseph Abbey. He holds a Ph.D. in Spirituality from the Catholic University of America and is the author of “Intimacy in Prayer: Wisdom from Bernard of Clairvaux” and "In the School of Prophets: The Formation of Thomas Merton's Prophetic Spirituality."
If you have any questions or would like more information please contact Fr. Ephrem at 985-867-2299 ext. 1113 or email@example.com.