Abbey Days of Reflection



An Abbey Day of Reflection is a time and space set apart for spiritual renewal. We welcome men and women of all faiths who wish to come and pray with us.

Reservation Information

The day begins with Morning Prayer with the Saint John’s monastic community at 7:00 a.m. in the Abbey Church. The day includes breakfast, noon prayer with the monastic community, lunch, presentations, and individual reflection time. The retreat day ends at 3:00 p.m. The cost is $55 which includes programming, breakfast, lunch, refreshments, and materials.

Please see our Abbey Days of Reflection page for a fuller description of the day, as well as options for extending your time with us.

To register for this retreat, contact the Spiritual Life Office at 320-363-3929, email us at, or register online.


November 9, 2018

Presenter: Fr. Michael Kwatera, O.S.B.

The Prayer of Saint Benedict in the Dialogues of Gregory the Great

An exploration of what some memorable stories about the father of Benedictines can tell us about the power of prayer in human lives.