The Abbey of Genesee, Piffard, NY
The Abbey of Genesee
is a community of monks dedicating themselves to the contemplative life of worship.
September 14-16, 2012 (women only)
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
We ask that you bring a two-page description of yourself and what you
are asking of God in this retreat.