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…and so much more at The Abbey of the Hills Inn & Retreat Center. A former monastery, The Abbey is a non-profit retreat and event center located among the lakes and prairie hills of northeastern South Dakota. The Abbey offers hosted retreats and interactive experiences that reflect the peace sustained by Benedictine monks for more than 60 years. If you like to write, hike, pray or play – regardless of your faith – there is a unique experience waiting for you at The Abbey. Come visit us– as a guest, volunteer or simply take a tour – and Rediscover Peace at The Abbey.
Day of Recollection
Come to The Abbey on the 2nd Tuesday of every month for a day of peace and recollection. Every month has a new theme that you'll explore as you rejuvenate your soul. The day begins at 10 a.m. and concludes at 3 p.m. with lunch provided.
For more information email email@example.com or call 605.398.9200.
*This monthly day-retreat is a freewill offering.
Looking for a great group activity? Interested in learning more about The Abbey? Contact us to arrange for a delicious homemade lunch followed by a presentation and tour. Cost is $11 per person (or minimum of $110.) Bring your church group, study club, men’s group, coffee group, mystery tour, etc. Call today to get on our calendar. Lots of week-day opportunities still available! Email firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 605.398.9200
Friends of The Abbey have been very generous - and creative - as they 'adopt' once-simple rooms to make them over with a bed-and-breakfast feel. Contact Cindi Tramonte if you are interested: email@example.com.
Upcoming ABBEY Events
12-Step Retreats at the Abbey
The Abbey is proud to be a sponsor Men, Women and Mixed 12-Step retreats for those who practice this program.
Click HERE for dates and details for our events for 2023.
July 21-23, 2023
Mixed 12-Step Summer Retreat
September 22-24, 2023
Mixed 12-Step Fall Retreat
December 8-10, 2023
Mixed 12-Step Winter Retreat
DAY OF RECOLLECTION
June 6, 2023
Speaker: Fr. Michael Peterson
July 11, 2023
Fr. Brendan Rolling
August 8, 2023
Fr. Jeff Norfolk
Join us for a day of interesting and informative talks, mass, lunch and reconciliation. Click HERE for more information and to register.
REGISTRATION OPEN FOR THESE EVENTS:
Abbey Hog Roast Fundraiser
Wednesday, July 12, 2023
Bring your family and friends for an evening of outdoor fun and food! Serving begins at 4:30pm. Click HERE for more information.
September 30, 2023
"Never Alone" Confirmation Retreat
Begins Saturday at 10AM. Retreat for any youth preparing for the Sacrament of Confirmation. Click HERE or call the Abbey
For more information on all our upcoming events visit our Events Page or email firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 605-398-9200
Upcoming Private Events at The Abbey
If you are interested in booking a private event at the Abbey, call Renee Marzahn to make your reservation. We can host your family reunion, personnel meetings, private retreat or private gatherings. Call 605.398.9200 or email email@example.com.
Jan 20-21 - Central Methodist Confirmation Retreat
Jan 22-29 - St. Paul Seminary - Pre Theology & Theology II
Feb 28-Mar 1 - Regional Deacon Director Meeting
Mar 11-12 - Sacred Heart/St. Mary Confirmation Retreat
Mar 31-Apr 2 - Going Deeper Retreat
Apr 18-20 - Region 8 Youth Directors Spring Meeting
Apr 21-23 - Prairie Fiber Arts Guild
Apr 24-27 - Episcopal Diocese of South Dakota Retreat
April 30-May 2 - Women's Methodist Clergy Retreat
May 2-4 - Catholic Family Life Ministers Region 8
May 4-5 - BST Leadership Summit
May 17 - Roncalli Work Day
May 19-21 - South Dakota Ornithologists Union Spring Meeting
June 9-11 - McClintic Family Reunion
June 12-16 - SF Diocese Priest Retreat
June 12-15 - Jesus Caritas Retreat
June 18-21 - Dakotas United Methdist Local Pastor Licensing School
June 22-25 - St. Cloud's Diocese Deacon Retreat
June 26-30 - St. Thomas Diaconate Formation Retreat
June 30-July 3 - Vanorny Family Reunion
July 5-8 - Spaans Family Reunion
July 14-16 - Bachmann Class & Family Reunions
July 24-27 - East River Grazing School
July 31-Aug 4 - Youth Vocations Camp
Aug 11-13 - Westphal Family Reunion
Aug 15-17 - NDSU Student Leader Retreat
Aug 21-23 - Joint DK/MN Cabinets Retreat
Aug 25-27 - New Ulm Deacons Retreat
Sept - 3-6 - SF Diocese Labor of Love Retreat
Sept 7-10 - Rock Valley Prayer Group
Sept 15-17 - Prunty Family Reunion
Sept 20 - Senior Day Retreat
Sept 27 - Hands Across the Lake Quilting
The Abbey of the Hills Inn & Retreat Center
PO Box 38
46561 147th Street
Marvin, SD 57251