Day retreats include conference sessions, Mass, and Confession.
Retreats are silent as to foster your recollection and prayer.
The abbey does not provide meals as part of the retreat.
Over-night accommodations are not provided.
You are welcome to come earlier or stay later than the scheduled retreat events.
Regularly scheduled prayers take place with the abbey community in the abbey church. That schedule can be found here.
During some retreats there may be photography, filming, audio recording or other means of capturing your image or voice for media or other printed materials (including social media and websites). Please contact us if you have any concerns.
Retreats are limited to 100 people.
Reservations are required and must be made online only.
Fall 2021 Retreat Dates
October 30, 2021 – The Life of Saint Norbert
Retreat with Fr. Norbert Wood
Contact Information: For information on personal, large group, or over-night retreats, please contact the Retreat Director at firstname.lastname@example.org
October 30, 2021
Retreat: The Life of Saint Norbert with Fr. Norbert Wood
In celebration of the 900th anniversary of the founding of the Norbertine Order, this retreat will focus on the life of Saint Norbert.
Saturday, October 30
7:00 a.m. : Conventual Mass with the Norbertine Community (with Gregorian chant) in the abbey church
8:00 a.m. : Check-in (abbey courtyard) – coffee & donuts provided
8:40 a.m. : Terce (Midmorning Prayer) in the abbey church
9:15 a.m. : Conference #1 in conference center rooms 1 & 2
11:00 a.m. : “Walk in the Footsteps of St. Norbert” – Jubilee Icon and engravings of his lifetime with silent time for personal prayer
11:00 a.m. : Conference #2 in conference center rooms 1 & 2
12:00 p.m. : Sext (Midday Prayer) in the abbey church
Break / Lunch (not provided; seating available in conference center rooms 3 & 4)
1:30 p.m. : Conference #3 in conference center rooms 1 & 2
2:30 p.m. : Visit & blessing with the Norbertine relics from the Main Altar of the abbey church
3:00 p.m. : Guided meditation in conference center rooms 1 & 2
3:30 p.m. : Retreat ended
Confessions are not scheduled as part of this retreat. Regularly scheduled confessions are available from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.