Benet House Retreat Center
Benet House Retreat Center at St. Mary Monastery
Due to COVID-19, Benet House Retreat Center will remain closed through August. We
have developed several virtual retreats to provide spiritual and prayerful opportunities
during this difficult time. These virtual sessions are held via Zoom or Cisco WebEx. Once
registered, you will receive a link to join the retreat and access to materials. For payment,
checks may be made payable to the Sisters of St. Benedict or you may call Sr. Jackie Walsh
at 309-283-2108 to provide credit card information.
Lectio Divina: Sacred reading of Scripture, poetry, nature, and art: Through
contemplative reading, listening, and seeing, we can learn to recognize the Divine
Presence in all things. Retreat Leader: Linda Clewell, SMM Oblate. Tuesdays: July 6,
13, 20 and 27; 9-10 am; Free will offering.
Centering Prayer: Leader: Linda Clewell, SMM Oblate. Wednesdays: July 7, 14, 21,
and 28; 1-2 pm; Free will offering.
For more information: Sr. Jackie Walsh, OSB