DESERT WISDOM ON THE SPIRITUAL JOURNEY—ALSO AVAILABLE VIA ZOOM

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

The practical and contemplative wisdom of the Fathers and Mothers of the Desert is part of the spiritual heritage of all Christians.  In this workshop we will focus on their […]

SURVIVORS OF SUICIDE

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

Our retreat for survivors of suicide loss welcomes anyone who has lost a loved one to suicide. In our time together, we will celebrate the lives of those we have […]

GUERRA ESPIRITUAL (en espanol)

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

En este retiro exploraremos el tema de la guerra espiritual y la importancia de la oración, no sólo para combatir el mal, sino como medio ordinario de nuestra santificación. Presentador: […]

“GOD GIVES THE LONELY A HOME TO LIVE IN”: Psalm 68:6

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

Loneliness is a universal human experience.  Everyone feels it some of the time.  Too many experience it most of the time.  Noreena Hertz remarks that the twenty-first century, is the […]

AUTUMN ARTISTS’ RETREAT

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

This retreat is open to artists at all levels including beginners. Photographers, sculptors, and writers are also welcome to come and experience the colors and beauty of the high desert […]

RECIPES OF SAINT ANDREW’S ABBEY: A Cooking Retreat/Workshop

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

Come and spend a week of learning and fun in the monastery kitchen.  This year, be among the first to try out favorite recipes submitted by our monks!  No prior […]

PRIESTS’ RETREAT: Thriving in the Call of God

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

These days together will explore those elements of our spiritual and ministerial life that bring deep fulfillment and soul satisfaction: prayer, mindfulness, personal presence to others, joy in the celebration […]

EXPLORING TEILHARD’S HUMAN PHENOMENON

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

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin’s book The Human Phenomenon developed many of the fundamental scientific concepts of his evolutionary thinking. They provided the foundational ideas for his integration of evolution with Christian […]

THANKSGIVING AT VALYERMO

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

This non-directed retreat provides time to reflect on all God has given to us and to enjoy the festive celebration of Thanksgiving with the monastic community.

ADVENT RETREAT

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

On this first weekend of Advent, we will offer a potpourri of monastic insights, enabling participants to experience the Advent season as a time rooted in scripture, history, art, music, […]

RETIRO DE ADVIENTO

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 […]

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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