Fall Garden Days

Holy Cross Monastery

Led By: Br. Aidan Owen, OHC Join the monastic community in the Benedictine rhythm of work and prayer, help us maintain and restore our garden spaces, and enjoy the beauty of fall in the Hudson Valley. We will have morning and afternoon work periods as well as time for the work, rest, and recreation. There …
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“Gathering the Harvest” Farm-to-Table Wellness Retreat

Trinity Retreat Center

“Gathering the Harvest” Farm-to-Table Wellness Retreat     Join Trinity Retreat Center’s culinary staff during the harvest for three days of wellness and renewal.  Spend time helping on our farm, taking mindful walks along the Housatonic River, participating in an alternative liturgy inspired by John Muir’s A Windstorm in the Forests, and gathering for simple, …
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Contemplative Days

Holy Cross Monastery

Led By: The Monastic Community Join the brothers in this time of complete silence, with no programs or spiritual direction offered and a reduced worship schedule.

“But the silence in the mind is when we live best…” Retreat

Kirkridge Retreat Center

“….Within listening distance of the silence we call God …..” A 4 day  residential retreat featuring: the contemplative poetry of RS Thomas; opportunities for reflection in the woodlands and gardens of Kirkridge; music inspired by the poems; all woven into the rhythm of life and prayer that is the hallmark of an Iona inspired community. …
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Prayerful Stitches

Holy Cross Monastery

Led By: Br. Aidan Owen, OHC Join us for our annual stitching retreat! This year’s theme: A Maker’s Pilgrimage. A pilgrimage is an outward, physical journey that marks an movement to the heart of Christ, where we find the fullness and freedom of our truest self. In this retreat, we will explore making (needlework, woodwork, …
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