• 2020 RETREAT

    Washington Province OCDS Midwest Region District 2

    Friday, August 7, 2020 - Sunday, August 9, 2020

    Spiritual Center of Maria Stein Retreat Center


    Retreat Master: Fr. Gene Wehner, OCDS


    Safety Precautions: Our safety plan will be updated as we get closer to the retreat. On-site participants will be limited to allow for safe distancing. Two dining rooms (upstairs and downstairs) will be open with plenty of space to spread out during meals. To help protect others, including Fr. Gene, use of face coverings will be requested in hallways and dining hall lines. Face coverings are encouraged, but optional during conferences and Mass with separate areas designated for those with and without face coverings. Participants will label seats in the conference room and dining area and keep them throughout the weekend.


    Silence: Grand Silence will be maintained from Saturday after breakfast until Sunday before breakfast.

  • Online Registration for On-Site Retreat

    For those able to attend the retreat at the Spiritual Center at Maria Stein in person.
    Retreat confirmation and payment instructions will be emailed. Payment due by August 1.

  • Online Registration for Virtual Retreat

    Conferences and Masses will be livestreamed for those unable to attend in person.

    Participation is free, but a donation is requested to cover Fr. Gene's expenses and stipend.

    Retreat confirmation and payment instructions will be emailed. Payment due by August 1.


  • Tentative Schedule

    Friday, August 7, 2020

    4:30pm Evening Prayer

    5:00pm Holy Mass
    5:30pm Dinner

    6:30pm Conference #1


    Saturday, August 8, 2020

    8:00am Morning Prayer

    8:30am Breakfast

    9:30am Grand Silence Begins / Conference #2

    11:00am Holy Mass

    12:00pm Lunch

    3:30pm Conference #3

    5:00pm Evening Prayer

    5:30pm Dinner

    7:00pm Exposition of the Most Blessed Sacrament


    Sunday, August 9, 2020

    7:00am Exposition ends / Morning Prayer

    7:30am Holy Mass Morning Prayer

    8:30am Grand Silence Ends / Breakfast

    9:30am Conference #4

    10:30am Departure

    Rooms and Meals

    Private Room: Private rooms have a full-size bed, desk, chair and their own bathroom. The room may be shared at no extra cost. $61 first night, $56 for the second (60 rooms)


    Jack and Jill Room: Your own bedroom with a full-size bed, desk and chair, with a restroom shared between the two rooms. $35 per night (limited availability—8 rooms)


    Convent Room: Your own room with a full-size bed, desk, chair, with a restroom shared between five rooms. $30 per night (limited availability—5 rooms)


    All rooms are air conditioned, and there is an elevator on premises. No extra charge if two people share a room.


    Meals Offered:


    Friday Supper - $10.50

    Saturday Breakfast - $8.25

    Saturday Lunch - $9.25

    Saturday Supper - $10.50

    Sunday Breakfast - $8.25

  • Retreat Information and Location

    Request More Info or Paper Registration Form


  • *** POSTPONED ***


    Washington Province OCDS Midwest Region District 2

    Originally scheduled for Saturday, April 18, 2020

    St. Peter Catholic Church, 6161 Chambersburg Rd, Huber Heights, OH 45424

    Theme: Pray Without Ceasing

             Secondary theme: Divine Mercy

    Tentative Schedule

    8:00 am - St. Peter Catholic Church open for silent prayer or private recitation of the Divine Office

    8:30 am - Mass (regular parish Mass)

    9:15 am - Day of Recollection begins in the Family Life Center

    9:45 am - Opening Prayer and Introduction

    10:00 am - Part 1: Praying the Liturgy of the Hours Prayerfully

    11:00 am - Break

    11:15 am - Part 2: Lectio Divina

    Noon - Angelus Prayer and Lunch (please bring your own)

    12:45 pm - Part 3: Mental Prayer

    1:30 pm - Closing Prayer

    Other Details

    Light snacks, water, and coffee will be provided. Please bring your own sack lunch.

    No charge for those who register by Wednesday, April 15. $10 donation requested from those registering April 16-18.

    Please bring your scapulars and name tags.


    Register by entering your contact information in the form below. Deadline Wednesday, April 18, 2020

  • Registration for the Day of Recollection

    Registration is free by Wednesday, April 15, 2020

    Enter your contact information below, and your registration will be compete!