PENTECOST RETREAT

Saint Andrew's Abbey 31001 N. Valyermo Road, Valyermo, CA, United States

Benedictine spirituality. The focus of the retreat is the Rule of St. Benedict and the liturgy of Pentecost. Presenters: Monks of Valyermo

SOPHIA/WISDOM IN THE WRITINGS OF JOHN OF THE CROSS

Saint Andrew's Abbey 31001 N. Valyermo Road, Valyermo, CA, United States

This retreat will provide an opportunity to appreciate the Wisdom Christology that John of the Cross employs in all of his writings. Special attention will be paid to John's process […]

CINEMA DIVINA RETREAT

Saint Andrew's Abbey 31001 N. Valyermo Road, Valyermo, CA, United States

Cinema Divina uses the form of Lectio Divina with film. It is a time of prayer, reflection, and conversation to dive deeper into story and recognize our call. This unique experience takes the participants on a […]

THE TRANSFORMATIVE POWER OF STORY

Saint Andrew's Abbey 31001 N. Valyermo Road, Valyermo, CA, United States

Our modern culture places a high value on non-fiction, deeming it to be the “reality,” while largely minimizing or dismissing the rich source of meaning that can be found in […]

INTEGRATING FAITH AND PUBLIC LIFE

Saint Andrew's Abbey 31001 N. Valyermo Road, Valyermo, CA, United States

A workshop based on the book Claiming Your Voice: Speaking Truth to Power by Norvene Vest.  Her book received honorable mention in the ‘Faithful Citizen/Religious Freedom’ category of the Catholic […]

ICONOGRAPHY

Saint Andrew's Abbey 31001 N. Valyermo Road, Valyermo, CA, United States

This intensive icon painting workshop will provide an opportunity to experience the process of icon painting. Participants will learn traditional iconographic techniques, working with egg tempera on gesso and the […]

BENEDICTINE SPIRITUALITY RETREAT: Hospitality as a Paradigm of the Spiritual Life

Saint Andrew's Abbey 31001 N. Valyermo Road, Valyermo, CA, United States

monastery. Virtually every Benedictine monastery has a guest house to provide the disciple-monks the opportunity to ‘welcome guests as Christ Himself.’  This retreat will show that the virtue of hospitality […]

RETIRO DE SILENCIO

Saint Andrew's Abbey 31001 N. Valyermo Road, Valyermo, CA, United States

"Adviento significa venida." Es el tiempo en que los cristianos nos preparamos para la venida del Señor. Se dice que el Antiguo Testamento fue el gran tiempo de espera y […]

C.S. LEWIS: Pray-er and Teacher of Prayer

Saint Andrew's Abbey 31001 N. Valyermo Road, Valyermo, CA, United States

How does a boy who gave up Christianity because of God’s failure to answer prayers for a dying mother become a best-selling Christian teacher of prayer? Come to our C. S. Lewis […]

SERVANT LEADERSHIP: Lessons From The Rule of St. Benedict

Saint Andrew's Abbey 31001 N. Valyermo Road, Valyermo, CA, United States

A retreat designed for those in positions of leadership in non-profit organizations: -Parish Administrators -Directors of Religious Education -School principals -Pastors -Foundation Executives -Healthcare leaders -Board members -Those who aspire […]

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Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find

knock and the door will open to you.

Matthew 7:7