Event Calendar

Did you know The Abbey can often times host multiple retreats and events at once? With our variety of spaces and 100,000 sq. foot building, we welcome you to connect with us and see if space is available — even if you see an event posted below listed on your desired date. Send us a note: events@abbeyofthehills.org
Please note our cancellation policy:
Any retreat cancellations within one week of the event are subject to a $25 cancellation fee in order to cover any costs associated with food orders. 

December 7th

We'll welcome the University of Minnesota Morris Concert Choir. The evening will begin at 5 p.m. with social hour and the concert will begin at 7 p.m. Also, you could win awesome prizes. Raffle tickets will be available for purchase! Overnight tickets are available as well!

December 10th

Join Deacon Paul Treinen for a Day of Recollection as he discusses the Divine Mercy message. In a world

filled with anxiety, fear, and hurt Jesus uses a young woman to spread his message of Divine Mercy for

all…for ALL. The Divine Mercy message is that Jesus’ mercy is available to all who Trust in Him. 

The day will begin at 10:00 a.m. and end at 3:00 p.m. This day long retreat will consist of two

conferences and Mass as well as built in time for Adoration and an opportunity for Confession. Lunch is


*Freewill offering event​

December 14th

Kristi Seehafer Christmas Piano Recital

Piano Recital is open to the public. The concert begins at 4:30 p.m. Reception to follow at 5:30 p.m.

*Freewill offering

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January, 2020

January 4th-5th, 2020

Family Christmas Party

Private Event

January 10th-11th, 2020

We invite all farm couples to leave your worries and concerns behind and enjoy one night away at The Abbey of the Hills! Come rediscover peace from the often-stressful life on the farm. This is a “couples only” retreat-no children please. 



Free will offering. No one will be turned away for inability to pay.

January 14th, 2020

In this Day of Recollection, you will gain deeper insights into the effective power of Redemptive Prayer from saints

like Saint Gertrude, St. Faustina and Venerable Mother Mary Potter. You will learn how to use the gift of intercession to touch hardened hearts with the love and grace of Christ and lead them to conversion through the  powerful weapons available in the Church.

Speaker: Dcn: Mike McKeown
Begins: 10 a.m.
Concludes: 3 p.m.
*Freewill offering day retreat
**Lunch is provided

January 18th, 2020

Join in a conversation about Dr. Edward Sri’s book, Who Am I to Judge? Gain a greater understanding of realitivism and how to respond to it with love. In addition to the discussion, there will be time for prayer and reflection.

January 25th-31st, 2020

St. John Vianney Silent Retreat

Private Event

January 31st- February 1st, 2020

CUMC Confirmation Retreat

Private Event

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February, 2020