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Celebrating the Sacred Triduum at the Abbey

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Wednesday evening through Easter Sunday morning, April 16-21, 2014

Join the monks and seminarians for the holiest days of the Church year, celebrating Christ’s Paschal Mystery in community. Moving liturgies in the Abbey Basilica, inspiring conferences, the opportunity for celebrating Reconciliation, and times for silence and personal prayer mark these holy days at Conception Abbey and Seminary College. (Suggested donation for lodging, meals and conferences: $300 single room, $240 each for double accommodations)

 

Rosary Maker's Craft

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Friday evening through Sunday noon, May 2-4, 2014

Come to Conception Abbey in May, Mary’s month, and practice your rosary making skills! You can learn the basics or discover new techniques. Karen Ceckowski and Oblate Rich O’Neill will guide you through the process with hands-on instructions and time for your own practice. Pray the Liturgy of the Hours with the monastic community, and join the monks and seminarians in celebrating the Eucharist in the Basilica dedicated to the Immaculate Conception. (Suggested donation for lodging, meals, conferences, some materials, and reception: $180 for single accommodations, $150 per person for double accommodations.)   

 

Gardening Retreat: "Tips and Tricks from the Abbey Gardens"

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Friday evening through Sunday noon, May 23-25, 2014

Come to the Abbey and reflect with gardeners Karen Ceckowski, Oblate Rich O’Neill and Br. Placid Dale on the joys of growing things in God’s wonderful creation. There will be time for questions and scriptural reflections. Hands-on practice will send you home with cuttings and gifts from the Abbey gardens. Time to pray the Liturgy of the Hours and celebrate the Eucharist with the monastic community is also a part of the weekend. (Suggested donation for lodging, meals, conferences and reception: $160 for single accommodations, $130 per person for double accommodations.)