General Retreat Information

Schedule: Registration begins at 6:00 p.m. on Friday evening of the retreat (June 9, June 30, or July 28) in the St. Gregory1s University Residence Hall Lobby. Opening session is at 8 p.m. The retreat will end by 3 p.m. Sunday. Retreatants will also be welcome to participate with the monks in their common prayer and, as much as possible, in the celebration of the Eucharist.

Facilities: Participants in the retreats will stay in the university's Duperou or DeGrasse residence halls. Each bathroom is shared between two rooms. All linens are provided. Meals begin­ning with Saturday breakfast will be in the monastic dining room. (A sandwich tray will be available after the Friday evening session for those who did not have supper.) Participants will be able to use the swimming pool and the aerobic center in their free time. They may also visit the Mabee-Gerrer Museum on campus.

Cost for the retreat for those who prepay are: $95 for those staying in a private room, $80 for those staying in a semi-private room, and $40 for those not requesting a room. The fee is an additional $5 for those not paying until their arrival . At the end of each retreat, an offering is taken up for the retreat master. Special payment plans may be arranged.

  • Information on individual retreats:
    • June 9-11, 2017:  Praying beyond 'saying' prayers.
    • presented by Prior Boniface Copelin, O.S.B.
    • June 30-July 2, 2017:  Mercy beyond the Year.
    • presented by Abbot Lawrence Stasyszen, O.S.B.
    • July 28-30, 2017:  A People on the Way.
    • presented by Fr. Charles Buckley, O.S.B.

Retreat Reservation Form:
(paste in an email or print and send by surface mail)

NAME _________________________________ PHONE (____) ____ - _______


CITY, STATE, ZIP __________________________ email___________________

If you choose to pay with Paypal please give your confirmation number:
I will attend the  ___ June 9-11, 2017 retreat
                        ___ June 30-July 2, 2017 retreat
                        ___ July 28-30, 2017 retreat

Accommodations       in advance        at registration
      Private room       __ $ 95          __ $ 100
      Semi-private       __ $ 80          __ $ 85
        Roommate       ___________________________ 
Will not need room    __ $ 40          __ $ 45
Special needs in room or diet: ­­­­­­­­­­_________________________________________________________


Summer Retreat Program
St. Gregory’s Abbey
1900 W. MacArthur Drive
Shawnee, OK 74804-2499

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* Note: Cancellations a week in advance will receive full refund. After that date, $15 will be deducted from the refund
Private retreats can be scheduled at any time during the year for days of reflection or vocational inquiry. Please contact the Guest Master through the general abbey number (405) 878-5491 for personal reflection time, or the Vocation Director to arrange a vocational visit at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.