The Abbey Retreat
location - registration

The Abbey of Genesee, Piffard, NY

The Abbey of Genesee is a community of monks dedicating themselves to the contemplative life of worship.

October 20-22, 2017

women only
consists of 2 nights, 2 days, 4 meals

The Bethany house is a stately mansion built by Moses Hayden around 1823. Each women has her own private room, but the common areas (such as parlor, Kitchen, dining room) are shared in silence.
Ouiet, peaceful, beautiful rural setting of woods and farm fields - the loudest sound is birdsong.
Easy access walking to a lovely wooded selection of the Genesee Valley Greenway Trail along the Genesee River.

Experience a part of the world where peace resides.

Structure of the retreat

Throughout the day, your companions will be...scripture, God's creation, your journal, and prayer. There will be opportunity to meet with a director for spiritual direction and prayer

We ask that you bring a two-page description of yourself and what you are asking of God in this retreat.

"Be still before the Lord, and wait patiently for him" - Psalms 37:7