Event Calendar

January
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 guest reservations/registrations cancelled within one week of the event are subject to a $25 cancellation fee in order to cover any costs associated with food orders.
Should a guest decide to leave during an event, or an organization cancels an event within 2 weeks of event date or cuts the event short due to illness, there will not be any refunds issued.
 
Please click here to see a copy of our COVID-19 Guest Safety Preparedness Plan.

Please be aware that due to COVID-19, all events are subject to change due to the changing circumstances in our area. We hope to make the best decisions to ensure the safety of both our staff and our guests. If you have registered for an upcoming event we will contact you regarding any changes made.  Thank you for your understanding.  
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August 9, 2022
Day of Recollection
SpeakerDeacon Mike McKeown,

Director of the Office of Healing Ministry for the Diocese of New Ulm

"Abide in Me:  Experiencing intimacy with Jesus in the Holy Spirit and the Eucharist" 

 

 

The Abbey of the Hills Inn and Retreat Center will be offering a Day of Recollection.

 

In this presentation, Deacon Mike McKeown will speak about living the abundant life Jesus promised through the abiding presence of Christ in the Holy Spirit and the Holy Eucharist

​The day will begin at 10:00 a.m. and end at 3:00p.m. This day long retreat will consist of two conferences and Mass as well as built in time for adoration and an opportunity for the sacrament of Reconciliation. Lunch is provided.

COST:

The Abbey of the Hills is sustained in large part by the donations of the retreatants. For those who can give, your donation will help “pay the gift of peace” forward to help those with limited means.

REGISTRATION:

Registration is required for meal planning purposes.

 

To register please visit our website at http://www.abbeyofthehills.org

or call 605-398-9200, email: events@abbeyofthehills.org


Masks are optional – social distancing will be in place.

 

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September 13, 2022
Day of Recollection
Speaker:  Fr. Michael Peterson, OSB

"Listening According to Saint Benedict" 

 

 

The Abbey of the Hills Inn and Retreat Center will be offering a Day of Recollection.

 

In this presentation, Fr. Michael will share some wisdom for the Rule of Saint Benedict, tell some stories and offer practical advice of how to become a better listener.  During the day, he will also place some songs from the Native American flute. 

 

Fr. Michael Peterson, OSB, was a monk of Blue Cloud Abbey from 1996-2012 and is now a monk of Saint John’s Abbey, Minnesota.  There he services as the Vocation Director and Oblate Director. 

​​The day will begin at 10:00 a.m. and end at 3:00p.m. This day long retreat will consist of two conferences and Mass as well as built in time for adoration and an opportunity for the sacrament of Reconciliation. Lunch is provided.

COST:

The Abbey of the Hills is sustained in large part by the donations of the retreatants. For those who can give, your donation will help “pay the gift of peace” forward to help those with limited means.

REGISTRATION:

Registration is required for meal planning purposes.

 

To register please visit our website at http://www.abbeyofthehills.org

or call 605-398-9200, email: events@abbeyofthehills.org


Masks are optional – social distancing will be in place.

 

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September 22, 2022
Dinner at the Abbey

Tailgate Party

It’s football season and time to wear your favorite team colors be it high school, college or NFL.
Join us at the Abbey for a night of cheering your
favorite team to a win! 

 

Available for take-out or dine-in.

 

2, 4, 6, 8…. Who do we appreciate?......
THE ABBEY that’s who!

 

Serving: Begins Thursday, September 22 - 5:00pm
Meals are available to dine in or take out and are first come first served.  

 

Menu to include:

  • “Touchdown” Chili

  • “Gridiron” Brats

  • “Field goal” Fries

  • “Time Out” Gumbo (chicken & sausage)

  • “Defense” Dessert

Cost:

  • Free-will offering.All proceeds go to help support our mission for all to

 

Tours will be available and our Gift Shop will be open. 

Abbey Raffle Board will be available for $5 per square.   

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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 events@abbeyofthehills.org.

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Aug 3-7 - Family Reunion

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 - Allan Ross 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