Our annual summer silent retreat is underway, and we are going to share it with you.
You can make this retreat at home, if you wish, by reading each reflection and taking time to reflect, journal, sit in silence or walk quietly through a beautiful place.
By Sister Stefanie MacDonald, OSB
Our annual silent retreat is underway. Father Joel Rippinger (Marmion Abbey), our retreat director, is focusing on Benedictine monastic life.
He began with Chapter 72 of the Holy Rule: Continue Reading
Our annual summer silent retreat – directed by Father Joel Rippinger, OSB – was a graced time. Father Joel Rippinger, OSB shared topics that stem from our common life as Benedictine Monastics.
We share his talks here, as an online retreat for you. We hope they speak to you, and help lift you in whatever direction God calls.
Enjoy, and God bless.
Day #7: Peace and Joy in Community
Day #6: Work: Making Something Beautiful for God
Day #5, afternoon: The Grace and Mercy of Reconciliation
Day #5, morning: Hospitality: A Sacramental Grace
Day #4, afternoon: What Makes a House a Home?
Day #4, morning: Celibacy: Our Radical Choice
Day #3, afternoon: Need the Latest iPhone? Maybe Not!
Day #3, morning: The Ultimate Reality Check
Day #2, afternoon: Why Practice Obedience, Silence, Humility?
Day #2, morning: Why pray?
Day #1, opening: Being Who We are Meant to Be