Tuesday/Thursday Prayer with Kathy Tosney & Friends

Dear friends,

Beginning this TUESDAY, February 1st we will be using a NEW LINK to enter the meetings. To make it simpler to access, there will be ONE LINK for ALL sessions. The new link is at the bottom of … Continue Reading

Mepkin Abbey Announces New Offering for Spiritual Direction

Mepkin Abbey Announces New Offering for Spiritual Direction

“I remember Richard Rohr saying that real growth in the spiritual life is found in what happens in-between retreats. Spiritual Direction or “Spiritual Accompaniment” is a long-revered practice that tends to that growth. Donna Meyer has joined us as volunteer … Continue Reading

Mepkin Opportunities for Spiritually Connecting – Tuesdays and Thursdays Online

“It is an immense privilege to be part of a community based on love.”  John O Donohue

Dear friends,

Mepkin Abbey will continue hosting Meditation/Centering Prayer Opportunities each Tuesday & Thursday at 8am & 8pm. The Zoom Links are listed … Continue Reading

North Street Comes to Mepkin – Last week in December 2018

North Street Comes to Mepkin – Last week in December 2018The week after Christmas Day saw some very special guests come to the St. Francis Retreat Center. North Street Neighborhood of Durham, North Carolina has visited Mepkin on several occasions, and on this quiet week after the celebration of the … Continue Reading

Intergenerational Retreat

Feb. 23 – 26, 2018

Intergenerational Networks for the Future: A retreat for deepening and expanding cross-generational companionship

St. Francis Retreat Center is now taking reservations for the Second Intergenerational Retreat
Feb. 23 – 26, 2018

Intergenerational Networks Brochure

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Sept. 29, 2017 Brother Don Bisson Shares Spiritual Insight at Mepkin Abbey

As the sweltering summer heat gave way to the refreshing breezes of autumn, so too, did many find their spirits refreshed at Mepkin this fall. Brother Don Bisson, FMS, began a weekend retreat and contemplative workshop September 29, 2017 with … Continue Reading

St. Francis Retreat Center

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Francis Retreat Center and Fr. Francis Kline Memorial Chapel Dedication

Mepkin Abbey dedicated the St. Francis Retreat Center and Fr. Francis Kline Memorial Chapel on Sunday, August 25, 2013 with a Concert in the Abbey Church, and a Dedication Liturgy on the grounds by the Retreat Center and Chapel. About … Continue Reading