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guided retreats

If a personal retreat is new for you, you might consider a guided retreat at Fall Creek Abbey. During Lent and Advent, we host morning and afternoon half day retreats with a joint lunch at noon. You will be provided a private room and written retreat guide to use for your 4 1/2 hour retreat.


Silent Retreat

January 2-4, 2025

Thomas Kelley writes, "Deep within us there is an amazing inner sanctuary of the soul, a holy space, a Divine Center, a speaking Voice, to which we may continuously return." This inner sanctuary is what we hope you will discover and inhabit during your silent retreat at Fall Creek Abbey.  

We have our annual silent retreat on January 2-4, 2025, meals included. For 40 hours we will maintain a discipline of silence except during times of corporate prayer. All meals and snacks are provided. The cost is $250.

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Advent Retreat

December 16-20, 2024

Advent—the celebration of the coming of Christ! Advent retreats will be held December 16-20, 2024. We invite you to schedule a half day retreat from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm or 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. 


You will be given a private room and a written Advent Retreat guide to use during your time. We will serve lunch from noon to 1 pm for all retreatants, whether coming or going.


Lent Retreat

April 14-18, 2025

We invite you to schedule a half day or full day Lent retreat any day that is available on our calendar from April 14-18, 2025. Half day retreats ($30) are from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm or 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm. You can sign up for a full day retreat by reserving both a morning and afternoon spot. 


You will be given a private room and a written Lenten Retreat guide to use during your time. You are invited to a communal lunch between 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm, whether you are a morning, afternoon, or full day retreatant! 

I have enjoyed many offerings from The Fall Creek Abbey portfolio.  During a season of transition, I attended the Direction 4 Life Work program offered by Dave Booram.  That experience gave me an appetite for growth through Spiritual Direction, which eventually led me to complete the two year Spiritual Direction training program.  The transformational impact of the Spiritual Direction training continues to inform and bear fruit in my spiritual life.  I have also enjoyed the Advent Retreat and Lent Retreat, both of which offered beautiful. set aside times of reflection.  Most recently, I attended a Silent Retreat at The Abbey that reminded me of the restorative impact of silence.  The hospitality offered by Beth & Dave Booram at The Fall Creek Abbey is unique and I recommend their space and portfolio without reservation.


Melodie, holding hope that the best is yet to be  

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