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. 
January, 2020

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

February 8th-9th

For a Veteran and their Loved One!

The retreat is created by Vietnam Veterans FOR Vietnam Veterans. The weekend includes talks from the perspectives of the veteran themselves, their spouse, and their family members.

Begins: Saturday 8:00 AM registration and retreat to begin from 8:30 AM

Concludes: 12:00 PM on Sunday 

*Communion service will be offered during retreat
**Lodging Included and all meals are provided starting with a light breakfast on Saturday 


Freewill offering retreat with suggested donation. A nonrefundable $25 deposit is required to reserve a spot. Suggested donation amount is $150 if you are spending the night and $100 if you are coming for the day. No one will be turned away for inability to pay. Scholarships are available.

February 11th, 2020

St. Valentine’s Day is just around the corner; and what better way to celebrate than to look at the relationships in our lives? We'll discuss St. John Paul II’s Theology of the Body.

Speaker: Fr. Tom Hartman

Begins at 10 am
Concludes at 3 pm.

Lunch is provided.

*Freewill offering event

February 14th, 2020

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with reflection and prayer at The Abbey of the Hills. Couples may receive a blessing of their marriage followed by a romantic candlelight dinner. The event is ecumenical welcoming couples of all


Prayer time: 6:00 PM

Dinner: 6:30 PM

Meal Options:

Parmesan & Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breast
or BBQ Ribs
*includes side dishes, dessert and a complimentary glass of wine

Registration deadline: February 9th, 2020

Cost: $60 per couple or $110 per couple with overnight room

February 21st-23rd, 2020

This retreat is for men who practice or wish to practice the a 12-Step program. Since 1974, retreats here have been a place for fellowship, reflection, revelation, and growth.  The Abbey provides the perfect setting for powerful healing and inspiration on your spiritual journey.  Come join us as we trudge the road of happy destiny!


Check in:  Friday after 3 p.m. (no dinner provided)

First meeting at 7:30 p.m.

Concludes:  Sunday, 10:30 a.m.

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March, 2020

March 6th-8th, 2020

This annual retreat looks to help men refine their compass with God and the church as we await Jesus’ Passion and Resurrection. Come for the weekend and build on your relationships with both God and fellow Christian men.

Leaders: Wade Van Dover, Brad Andera, Jim

Heller, and Trent Zomer
Spiritual Leader: Fr. Bill Osborne

Begins: Friday with Supper at 6:00 p.m.

Concludes: Sunday with Lunch

*Freewill offering retreat with non-refundable $25 deposit to reserve your place.

Nobody will be turned away for inability to pay. Suggested donation of $200.


March 10th, 2020

Join Fr. Mike Kelly for a Day of Recollection.

We'll discuss the spirituality of the Liturgy.
When we connect with the child within and in-communion with the child – we are one with God. It is in the Church’s liturgy that God embraces us and we in-turn know the Source of who we are.

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

March 20th-22nd, 2020

Visit The Abbey of the Hills for a silent weekend retreat lead by Fr. Tyler Mattson.

During this retreat you’ll discover who the Father is, in the depths of His love for you and how you can rest in his heart. Learn how to experience His presence and rest in His love.

Begins: Friday, with supper at 6:00 p.m. and talk afterwards.
Concludes: Sunday, with Lunch

Freewill offering retreat with non-refundable $25 deposit to reserve your place.

Nobody will be turned away for inability to pay. Suggested donation of $200

March 27th-29th, 2020

This retreat is for men and woman that practice a 12-step program. Since 1974, retreat here have been a place for fellowship, reflection, revelation and growth. The Abbey provides a perfect setting for a powerful healing and inspiration on your spiritual journey.

  • $75 pp day rate (no overnight, includes meals)

  • $100 pp one overnight (includes meals)

  • $150 pp/double occ. (entire weekend)

  • $170 pp/single occ. (entire weekend)

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April, 2020