The ABRC Member Monasteries

Are you trying to find a retreat center in your part of the United States?  Keep looking down this page and you’ll find a retreat center that will touch your spirit.  Some centers specialize in private individual retreats and others will help you host a group retreat, and some centers do both!


To Find a Retreat Center

Skim through the list below, in alphabetical order by state, or use these links:

Benet Lake, Wisconsin | Boerne, Texas | Yankton, South Dakota | Shawnee, Oklahoma | Morristown, New Jersey | Elizabeth, New Jersey | Schuyler, Nebraska | Norfolk, Nebraska | Conception, Missouri | St. Paul, Minnesota | St. Joseph, Minnesota | Duluth, Minnesota | Collegeville, Minnesota | Orleans, Massachusetts | Atchison, Kansas | Ferdinand, Indiana | Beech Grove, Indiana | Rock Island, Illinois | Cottonwood, Idaho | Colorado Springs, Colorado | Phoenix, Arizona | Subiaco, Arkansas | Cullman, Alabama

Cullman, Alabama

Benedictine Sisters Retreat Center

Sacred Heart Monastery
916 Convent Road NE
Cullman, AL 35055

Contact: Sr. Mary McGehee OSB
(256) 734-8302

Email: retreats@shmon.org
Web: www.shmon.org/retreat-center.html

Subiaco, Arkansas

Coury House Retreat & Conference Center

Subiaco Abbey

405 N. Subiaco Avenue
Subiaco, AR 72865-9798

Contact:  Br. Francis Kirchner OSB and Susan Tencleve
(479-934-1290)
Email: brfrancis@subi.orgcouryhouse@subi.org

Web: https://countrymonks.org/contact-us-1


Phoenix, Arizona

Our Lady of Guadalupe Retreat Center

Our Lady of Guadalupe Monastery
8502 W. Pinchot Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85037

Contact: Sr. Lydia Armenta, OSB (623-848-9608)
Email: sisterlydia@olgmonastery.com

Web: http://www.olgmonastery.com/retreat

Colorado Springs, CO   

Benet Hill Monastery Retreats

Sisters of Benet Hill Monastery
3190 Benet Lane
Colorado Springs, CO 80921

Contact: Eileen Beuler
(719-633-0655 x132)
Email: bpinescs@benethillmonastery.org

Web: www.benethillmonastery.org/

Cottonwood, Idaho

Spirit Center

Monastery of St. Gertrude
465 Keuterville Road

Cottonwood, Idaho 83522

Contact:  Tim Oberholzer (208-962-2070)
Email:  toberholzer@stgertrudes.org
Retreat Center webpage: www.spirit-center.org
Monastery Webpage: 
 www.stgertrudes.org

www.facebook.com/StGertrudes

Rock Island, Illinois

Benet House Retreat Center

Saint Mary Monastery
2200 88th Avenue West
Rock Island, IL 61201

Contact: Sr. Bobbi Bussan OSB
(302-283-2109)

Email: retreats@smmsisters.org;
rbussan@smmsisters.org

Web: www.smmsisters.org/retreats/
www.facebook.com/BenedictineSistersStMaryMonastery


Beech Grove, Indiana

Benedict Inn
Our Lady of Grace Monastery
1402 Southern Avenue
Beech Grove, IN 46107-1197

Contact: Sr. Jennifer Mechtild Horner, OSB
(317-788-7581)
Email: jennifermechtild@benedictine.com;
benedictinn@benedictinn.org

Web: www.benedictinn.org


Ferdinand, Indiana

Benedictine Hospitality Center

Monastery Immaculate Conception
802 E. 10th Street
Ferdinand, IN 47532

Contacts: Sr. Jane Will-jwill@thedome.org
Sr. Jackie Kissel-jkissel@thedome.org

Sr. Karlene Sensmeier-ksensmeier@thedome.org
Sr. Anna Corrine O’Connor-aocorrine@thedome.org

(812-367-1411)
General Email:hospitality@thedome.org
Web: www.thedome.org/at-the-monastery/retreats-and-programs/


Atchison, Kansas

Sophia Center

Mount St. Scholastica
751 South Eighth Street
Atchison, KS 66002

Contact: S. Carol Ann Petersen, OSB
(913-360-6173)  (cell: 913-426-4265)

Email: sophia@mountosb.org
Web: www.sophiaspiritualitycenter.org

www.facebook.com/SophiaSpiritualityCenter/


Orleans, Massachusetts

Community of Jesus Retreat Center

Community of Jesus
5 Bay View Drive, PO Box 1094
Orleans, MA 02653

Contact: Sr. Chris Helfrich
Phone: 508-255-1094
Fax: 508-255-9490

Email: scribes@communityofjesus.org

Web: http://www.communityofjesus.org  
www.churchofthetransfiguration.org

Collegeville, Minnesota

Abbey Guesthouse, Spiritual Life Program

Saint John’s Abbey

2380 Water Tower Rd.
PO Box 2015
Collegeville, MN 56321-2015

Contact:  Fr. Joseph Feders OSB (320-363-3929)
Email: SpirLife@osb.orgjfeders@csbsju.edu

Web: www.abbeyguesthouse.org
Monastery Web: www.SaintJohnsAbbey.org
www.SJAmarket.com
www.Abbeyvocations.org
Twitter.com/SaintJohns/Abbey
Facebook: www.facebook.com.SaintJohnsAbbey


Duluth, Minnesota

Center for Spirituality and Enrichment

St. Scholastica Monastery
1001 Kenwood Avenue
Duluth, MN 55811-2379

Contact: Dawn Carrillo
(218-723-6699)
Email: retreat@duluthosb.org

Web: www.retreatduluth.org

St. Joseph, Minnesota

Spirituality Center

Saint Benedict’s Monastery

104 Chapel Lane
St. Joseph, MN 56374-0220

Contact: Sr. Mary Catherine Holicky OSB (320-363-7028)
or Sr. Eunice Antony OSB (320-363-8927)

Email: mholicky@csbsju.edu or eantony@csbsju.edu
Web: www.sbm.osb.org/ministries/spirituality-center-studium


St. Paul, Minnesota

Benedictine Center

Saint Paul’s Monastery
2675 Benet Road
St. Paul, MN 55109-5097

Contact: Mary Elizabeth Ilg or Tod Twist
(651-777-7251)

Email: milg@stpaulsmonastery.org
or ttwist@stpaulsmonastery.org
Web: http://www.benedictinecenter.org

 

Conception, Missouri

Abbey Guest Center

Conception Abbey

37174 State Highway VV
Conception, MO 64433

Contact: Karen Ceckowski
660-944-2840
Email: karen@conception.edu
Web: www.conceptionabbey.org/guests/


Norfolk, Nebraska

Immaculata Monastery & Spirituality Center
Immaculate Monastery
300 N. 18th Street
Norfolk, NE 68701 

Contact: Sr. Celine Schock, OSB
Phone: (402)371-3438
Email: spiritualityctrnorfolk@gmail.com


Schuyler, Nebraska

Saint Benedict Center

Christ the King Priory
P.O. Box 528
Schuyler, NE 68661

Contact: Fr. Thomas Leitner OSB (402-352-8819)
Email: FrThomas@StBenedictCenter.com 
           or retreats@StBenedictCenter.com

Web: www.StBenedictCenter.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/stbenedictcenter/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/StBenCenter
Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/stbenedictctr/
Instagram: www.instagram.com/stbenedictcenter/


Elizabeth, New Jersey

Benedictine Center for Spirituality
St. Walburga Monastery
851 North Broad Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07208

Contact: Sr. Marlene Milasus, OSB
(908-352-4278 ext.205)

Email: center@bensisnj.org
Web: https://bensisnj.org/retreats

Elizabeth NJ retreat center

Morristown, New JerseynNewN

St. Mary’s Abbey Retreat Center
St. Mary’s Abbey
230 Mendham Road
Morristown, NJ 07960-5089

Contact: Fr. Joseph Voltaggio, OSB
(973-538-3235 ext.2027)

Email: retreatcenter@delbarton.org
Web: www.saintmarysabbey.org/retreat-center

Shawnee, Oklahoma

The Conference Center

St. Gregory’s Abbey
1900 West MacArthur St.
Shawnee, OK 74804

Contact: Br. Damian Whalen, OSB (405-878-5656)
Email: retreats@monksok.org

Web: www.monksok.org/pray-with-us/retreats
  https://www.facebook.com/MonksOK

St. Gregory's Conference Center 
Yankton, South Dakota

Benedictine Peace Center

Sacred Heart Monastery
1005 West 8th Street
Yankton, SD 57078

Contact: Sr. Jeanne Ranek OSB (605 668-6292)
Email: benedictinepeacectr@yanktonbenedictines.org

Web: www.yanktonbenedictines.org/retreat-center/
www.facebook.com/benedictineretreats/

Boerne, Texas

Omega Retreat Center

St. Scholastica Monastery
316 W. Highland Dr., Suite 100 C
Boerne, Texas 78006

Contact: Melynda Weilbacher (830-816-8470)
Email: omegaretreatcenter@gmail.com
melynda1@aol.com
Web: www.boernebenedictines.org/omega-retreat-center/

Omega Retreat Center Boerne Texas

Benet Lake, Wisconsin

St. Benedict’s Abbey and Retreat Center

St. Benedict’s Abbey
12605 224th Avenue
Benet Lake, WI 53102

Contact: Tracie Young (262-396-4311, ext 105)
Email: benetlakeretreatcenter@gmail.com
Web: www.benetlake.org/retreats/