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“Mary: Awareness and Anticipation” Advent Retreat

December 2, 2022 @ 4:30 pm - December 4, 2022 @ 12:00 pm


Join us for “Mary: Awareness and Anticipation” Contemplative Outreach retreat opportunity December 2-4 to welcome Advent in person at the grounds of the beautiful, contemplative New Melleray Guest House nestled quietly among the trees in Peosta, Iowa.

You will have the opportunity to ponder the Mystery of Christ’s coming, to go deep in the Silence and prayer opening your whole begin to God’s Word and Presence. Spacious opportunities will be available to walk in quiet wooded areas, enjoy silence in ample Centering Prayer periods alone or in group settings, ponder Scripture deeply through Lectio Divina, experience yoga prayer movements, and relax in your own solitude. Enjoy nutritious, lovingly made delicious meals and comfortable, spacious rooms for the event. Sponsored by Contemplative Outreach of Northeast Iowa.

Tickets are available for all three days or you can choose to attend one day (24 hour period) of your choice. Upon registering for a One Day Ticket, Contemplative Outreach of Northeast Iowa will contact you to see when you want to attend.

Image: JESUS MAFA. The Annunciation – Gabriel and Mary, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN.


Contemplative Outreach of Northeast Iowa
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New Melleray Abbey
6632 Melleray Circle
Peosta,IA52068United States
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