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Check our Summer 2022 Newsletter.
…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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 $10 per person (or minimum of $100.) 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 email@example.com
or call 605.398.9200
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 2022. Next Retreat, September 23-25, 2022
August 9, 2022
Day of Recollection 10AM-3PM
Speaker Deacon Mike McKeown
"Abide in Me: Experiencing intimacy with Jesus in the Holy Spirit and the Eucharist"
September 13, 2022
Day of Recollection 10AM-3PM
Speaker: Fr. Michael Peterson, OSB
"Listening According to Saint Benedict"
Join us for a day of interesting and informative talks, mass, lunch and reconciliation. Click HERE for more information.
September 18, 2022
The Abbey Presents:
Shaun Johnson + The Big Band Experience
Join us for a Sunday afternoon concert at the Abbey filled with music and fun. Click HERE for more information and to purchase tickets.
September 22, 2022
Tailgating at the Abbey
Go TEAM! Wear your favorite team colors and join us at the Abbey for a night of cheering your favorite team to a WIN and enjoying a delicious supper prepared by the Abbey kitchen!
For more information click HERE or call the Abbey.
REGISTRATION OPEN FOR THESE FALL EVENTS:
A Weekend of Silence
November 4-6, 2022
A non-denominational retreat for women. Registration is limited to 30 attendees. Click HERE to register and get more information.
"Do Everything in Love" -
1 Cointhians 16:14
November 11-13, 2022
Could of all faiths are encourages to attend this uplifting weekend.
Click HERE for more information and to register.
Women's Fall Retreat
"Life of Life"
November 18-20, 2022
Join us at the Abbey of the Hills for a Catholic women’s retreat anticipating Advent and the celebration of Christ’s birth. Come into the “Light of Life,” experiencing God’s mercy and grace as we contemplate making room for Christ in our lives. Click HERE for more information and to register.
For more information on all our upcoming events visit our Events Page or email firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 605-398-9200
Abbey Banquet October 26, 2022
Sponsorships and tickets are on sale now. Click HERE for more information and to register for this event.
Fr. Thomas Hillenbrand, OSB
Former Blue Cloud Abbey Monk
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 Abbey Secretary Cindi Tramonte if you are interested: email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Aug 10 - St. Lawrence School Staff Retreat
Aug 12-14 - DAV Chapter 1 Women's Veterans Retreat
Aug 17-19 - Focus Missionaries Student Leader Retreat
Aug 26-28 - New Ulm Diocese Deacon & Wives Retreat
Sep 8-9 - Rock Valley Prayer Group
Sep 9-11 - Parkinson's Retreat
Sep 19-22 - CHI Health Mission Leader Retreat
Sep 23-25 - Spirit of Carmel
Sep 23-24 - BST New Hire Summit
Sep 25 - Staff Retreat/Picnic
Sep 26-28 - Region 8 Youth Directors Mtg.
Sep 30-Oct 2 - 7th Day Adventist Dakota Conference
Oct 3-6 - Artist Retreat
Oct 7-9 - Family Reunion
October 9 - Lutheran Church Potluck Lunch
Oct 10-12 - LCWR Regional Conference
Oct 21-23 - Our Redeemer Lutheran Church Women's Retreat
The Abbey of the Hills Inn & Retreat Center
PO Box 38
46561 147th Street
Marvin, SD 57251