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 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.  

June 14, 2022
Day of Recollection
Speaker - Fr. Peter Anderl
Fargo Diocese Pastor of St. Boniface Catholic Church, Ligerwood

St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church, Genesio

Sts. Peter and Paul's Catholic Church, Cayuga

The Abbey of the Hills Inn and Retreat Center will be offering a Day of Recollection. Topic is "Hungering for Holiness:  Marian Eucharistic Devotion"


​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.


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 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.



June 23, 2022
Dinner at the Abbey
Abbey Hog Roast Fundraiser

to Benefit the Abbey Air-Conditioning Campaign

There will be kite flying, lawn games and plenty of delicious food prepared by our Abbey cooks. 


Bring your kites, lawn chairs, family, and friends for an evening of fun for a good cause. 


All proceeds benefit our A/C Campaign, cooling the Retreat Wings at the Abbey. 


Thursday, June 23 at 5PM – 8PM
Meals are available to dine in or take out and are first come first served.  




  • Free-will donation. 


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


Abbey Raffle 50/50 Board - $5 per square.   

For more information call Cindi, 605.398.9200 or email abbey@abbeyofthehills.org


If you are unable to attend but would like to make a donation to this project, visit our website www.abbeyofthehills.org.




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.



​​June 8-10 - Lyricwood Retreat

June 13-17 - Sioux Falls Diocese Annual Priest Retreat

June 13-16 - Jesus Caritas Retreat

June 19-22 - Benedictine spiritual Care Leaders Retreat

June 27-July 1 - St. Thomas Diaconate Formation

July 9 - Family Reunion

July 12-14 - Shepherd of Souls Confirmation Retreat

July 15-17 - Family Reunion

July 18-21 - Vocations Camp

July 25-28 - SDSU Grazing School

July 29-31 - Family Reunion