St. Benedict Center August – November 2017
Come to St. Benedict Center for a time of retreat and get the first night plus breakfast for free, if you can stay for at least an additional night! This offer is for those who have never spent a night at the Center. Come by yourself or with a friend!
The Solo Project (scroll down to the bottom of the Programs & Retreats page) was made possible by a generous donation to St. Benedict Center. The donor’s first time by himself on retreat was life-changing for him. He wants as many people as possible to experience St. Benedict Center.
The Christian heart has a built in urgency for hope. We are God’s story of hope. Hope is a small seed that grows wildly when it is nurtured. We cannot teach someone to hope. LEARN MORE
In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus calls upon us to be authentic. Sometimes it is not easy for us to say a clear YES or a clear NO. Standing with what is important to us and what we feel can be challenging…LEARN MORE
In this retreat, we will explore Henri Nouwen’s insights on how we can cultivate a more intimate, centered, and attentive heart. The goal is to deepen our communion with God such that it’s bound to impact the world around us LEARN MORE
Saints Come in Clusters: St. Dominic, Bl. Pier G. Frassati + St. John Paul II (Father James A. Rafferty, S.T.D., Teresa Monaghen, AO)
We will highlight three male saints starting with St. Dominic (+1221) who influenced Pier Giorgio Frassati (from Italy). Pier Georgio Frassati in turn, impacted many young people, as well as adults, including St. John Paul II! LEARN MORE
Come discover new connections between the Eucharist and marriage. In this energetic presentation, married couples are invited to explore parts of the liturgy including gathering, repentance, breaking open the Word, and partaking…LEARN MORE
“Yes, I believe that this is a time for mercy. The Church is showing her maternal side, her motherly face, to a humanity that is wounded. She does not wait for the wounded to knock on her doors, she looks for them on the streets, she gathers them in, she embraces them…LEARN MORE
150 Years Nebraska! This performance tells true stories of the prairie and its people: the early pioneers who crossed it, the later pioneers who settled it, the brave people of the Dust Bowl, and the Native American people who struggled to keep the prairie that once belonged only to them. LEARN MORE
As women, we try to be it all, do it all, and make it all work for everyone in our lives.
We tend to hold ourselves to impossible standards and judge ourselves based on all we are not, yet think we should be. Let God breathe new life into you and know that you are enough. LEARN MORE
“You must be silent. Then God will be born in you” (Johannes Tauler). In contemplative prayer, we divest our minds of all thoughts and images in order to receive the pure and simple light of God directly into the summit of our souls. LEARN MORE