Organized Retreats

For information on visiting the monastery for a private retreat or day of recollection, please see this link. 

Retreats at Holy Resurrection Monastery, Saint Nazianz WI

1. Weekend Retreats

• Begin 4:00 pm Friday, depart 1:00 pm Sunday

• Includes accommodation and meals, suggested donation $200

 August 16-18, 2013: Hail, Full of Grace! Praying to Our Lady in the Byzantine Catholic Way

• Presenter: Abbot Nicholas

Praying to Christ, through Mary, with the icons, hymns and prayers of Eastern Christianity.

September 27-29, 2013: Feasting and Fasting in the Eastern Churches

• Presenter: Father Moses

A practical, hands-on retreat/workshop looking at the way food and cooking can help us in our spiritual life.

November 22-24, 2013: Praying with Icons

• Presenter: Abbot Nicholas

Look through these “windows into heaven” which are also windows into your own soul!

December 13-15, 2013: Silent Retreat with the Jesus Prayer in Preparation for the Birth of Jesus

• Presenter: Father Maximos

Escape from the busy-ness of pre-Christmas life, and really prepare to receive the Lord in your heart! Journey to Christmas using the Jesus Prayer.

January 24-26, 2014: Cinema and Spirituality

• Presenter: Father Maximos

Movies can be more than just entertainment! These great stories can help us think, feel, pray and love. We’ll actually watch some films, talk about them and enjoy the resulting fellowship and prayer.

February 21-23, 2014: Especially for Religious Educators

• Presenter: Fr. Maximos

Eastern insights to enliven lesson plans.

March 14-16: 2014: Married Saints for Modern Couples

• Presenter: Fr. Maximos, Manny and Jessica Archuleta

Think about modern life with the help of some great examples. The retreat will include a guided reflection on marriage through the lens of the Byzantine wedding service.

May 23-25, 2014: Everywhere Present and Filling All Things: A Byzantine Look at Science and Faith

• Presenter: Jonathan Deane, Ph.D.

Religion and science are often pitted against one another as bitter enemies. Join us as we discuss how Eastern Christian Fathers viewed creation, science, life and death from both scientific and mystical perspectives.

June 9-11, 2014: Summer Cooking Retreat

• Presenter: Father Moses

Practical cooking retreat/workshop.

2. Bread and Soup Friday evenings

Every Friday in Lent! March 7 through April 11, 2014

• 4 PM with Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts (Evening prayer and Holy Communion)

• 6 PM Bread and Soup Lenten meal, short spiritual talk and conversation

• Finishing around 7 PM

• No charge. A goodwill offering will be accepted

Everyone is welcome to any of these events!

For catering purposes, or for further information, please call or email:

Holy Resurrection Monastery
300 South 2nd Ave * PO Box 276 * Saint Nazianz * WI 54232
TEL: (920) 881-4009 * Email:


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