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About the Benedictine Peace Center

Due to safety precautions for COVID-19,  the Benedictine Peace Center is not receiving guests until further notice.
We will let you know on this page when we are again open for personal retreats and events.
Know of our prayers for victims, their families, and care givers.


The Benedictine Peace Retreat Center:  

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  • A peaceful place to rest a while and renew your relationship with God
  • Walk in nature on the bluffs overlooking the Missouri River
  • Meet with a trained spiritual director who can listen and guide your retreat
  • Join the monastic community for prayer and meals or cherish your solitude


The Benedictine Peace Center seeks to be:


  •  A monastic space where persons can come for solitude, prayer and spiritual refreshment
  •  A resource center for spiritual enrichment programs in a variety of settings at and away from the Center.
  •  Through the Benedictine Peace Center the Sisters of Sacred Heart Monastery share the communal journey of   seeking God with other pilgrims whom we meet on the way.
  •  The Peace Center welcomes men and women of all faiths.


Yankton Benedictines Retreat Chapel

For More Information:


To learn more about the Peace Center, download the Benedictine Peace Center brochure. 

Explore your retreat options by clicking Contemplative Space to Meet Your Needs.

Reserve space or inquire:, / 605-668-6292, or use the contact form below.

View our accommodationsMeet the staff

Use the sidebar menu to search for programs of interest to you.

Bring a small group to the Peace Center.  Do your own programming or request input from our staff.  

Retreats to GoWe can bring retreats and talks to your church or organization.   


Member of the Association of Benedictine Retreat Centers.

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Click for Directions to the Benedictine Peace Center at Sacred Heart Monastery.  

Contact us with questions — or let us know if you would like to be added to our mailing list.

Benedictine Sisters
Sacred Heart Monastery
1005 W. 8th St.
Yankton, SD 57078

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