Monks Take Classes on the Gospel and Letters of St. John

Monks Take Classes on the Gospel and Letters of St. John

Classes on the gospel and letters of Saint John

Saturday and Sunday March 19 and 20 the Mepkin community was given the wonderful opportunity to learn about the Johannine writings from Father Tom Stegman, SJ, of the faculty of Boston … Continue Reading

Facing Mortality and the Mystery of Immortality an In-Person and Online Retreat With BR. Don Bisson, FMS April 8-11, 2022

Facing Mortality and the Mystery of Immortality an In-Person and Online Retreat With BR. Don Bisson, FMS April 8-11, 2022

FACING MORTALITY AND THE MYSTERY OF IMMORTALITY AN IN-PERSON AND ONLINE RETREAT WITH BR. DON BISSON, FMS
APRIL 8-11, 2022

in-person suggested donation: $400 / online suggested donation: $100

Mortality, as a cutting-edge topic, seems more relevant today than ever … Continue Reading

Andrew Davis, PhD of Boston College Gives Monks Presentation on Widsom

Andrew Davis, PhD of Boston College Gives Monks Presentation on Widsom

At the heart of monastic life is opening oneself to listen for the voice of God. Central to the listening is an appreciation for God speaking to us in Revelation – in scripture – and cultivating an appreciation for the … Continue Reading

The Rev. Dr. Cynthia Bourgeault Returns to Mepkin

The esteemed scholar and teacher of spiritual practices, The Rev. Dr. Cynthia Bourgeault, was warmly welcomed back to Mepkin Abbey for a retreat (Feb. 21-24, 2022) on the topic restoring trust. She was ably assisted by The Rev. Matthew Wright … Continue Reading

Howard Thurman and the Contemplative Foundations of Sacred Activism An in-person AND online retreat with Lerita Coleman Brown

Howard Thurman and the Contemplative Foundations of Sacred Activism An in-person AND online retreat with Lerita Coleman Brown

As a mystic, theologian, and author of several books, Howard Thurman (1899-1981) possessed the uncanny and prophetic ability to make a connection between contemplation and the scrutiny of one’s inner life with social justice work. Described as the spiritual architect … Continue Reading

Garden Volunteers’ 2nd Annual Flower and Garden Vegetable Plant Sale – April 9, 2022

Garden Volunteers’ 2nd Annual Flower and Garden Vegetable Plant Sale – April 9, 2022

Mepkin Abbey Garden Volunteers Second Annual Flower and Garden Vegetable Plant Sale-open to the public

Date: Saturday, April 9, 2022

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Location: Mepkin Abbey’s Columbarium office under the Oaks

Parking: Parking lot past the turn … Continue Reading

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

Christmas 2021 Reflection

Christmas 2021 Reflection

On the threshold of Christmas, the faith of the Advent figures speaks to us of what happens when we cooperate with God. Answering our call, our vocation, is daring to believe as did John the Baptist, Elizabeth and Zechariah, Joseph … Continue Reading

Homily for 25 December 2021 Christmas Dawn

Homily for 25 December 2021 Christmas Dawn

Christmas Dawn

Isaiah 62,11-12; Psalm 96; Titus 3,4-7; Luke 2,15-20

It’s Christmas. Aside from one’s own birthday, this is perhaps a child’s most anticipated day of the year for it is a day of receiving gifts. The joy of receiving … Continue Reading