Residential Oblate Retreat

for the Oblates of Sacred Heart Monastery

Liturgy of the Hours in a Workaholic World

  • GROW in appreciation of the structure and parts of each time of prayer.
  • WONDER: How does all this prayer change me and our world? What’s the monastic genius?
  • APPRECIATE the variation in prayer throughout each day and throughout the seasons.
  • REFLECT on how our ancestors in faith prayed the psalms.


Residential Single – $220 (includes retreat program, room with private bath, all meals & snacks, and tax.)

Residential Couple – $310 (includes retreat program, room with private bath, all meals & snacks, and tax.)

Non-residential – $100 (includes retreat program, noon & evening meals & snacks, and tax.)

Retreat Schedule

Friday, November 11
blank4:00-5:00 pm – Check-in

5:15 pm – Vespers

5:45 pm – Supper

7:00 pm – Opening Conference

  • Introduction and Overview
  • Praying LOH at Sacred Heart Monastery
  • “Collecting Ourselves at Compline”

8:00 pm – Candlelight Compline

Saturday, November 12
8:30 am – Morning Prayer

9:15 am – Morning Conference

  • “Blessing the Hours of the Day”

9:45 am – Quiet time

11:45 am – Noon Prayer

12:00 pm – Lunch

2:00 pm – Afternoon conference

  • “The Many Moods of the Psalms”

2:30 pm – Time for reflection

5:30 pm – Supper

6:30 pm – Evening prayer with shared Lectio Divina

Sunday, November 13
8:30 am – Morning Prayer

9:00 am – Closing Gathering

11:15 am – Brunch

Oblate Retreat Registration

Payment Options

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