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Mepkin Affiliate Program

Mepkin Affiliate Program

The 2018 Mepkin Institute is full. The next Institute will be June 27 to July 29, 2019.

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Chapter Talk by Abbot Stan Gumula

Chapter Talk by Abbot Stan Gumula

Abbot gives Chapter Talk on the anniversary of the death of Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Lenten Mini-Retreat at Mepkin

Lenten Mini-Retreat at Mepkin

“Exploring our Images of God” was the topic of the Lenten Mini Retreat February 28. Sr. Susan Schorsten and Sr. Gay Rowzie challenged all those in attendance to think about the attributes of God and who they perceive Him to be. The first half of the program was devoted to Scripture, prayer, and a thought-provoking lecture by Sr. Susan. Lunch was followed by group discussions and a question and answer session with Sr. Gay. All in attendance came away with a deeper knowledge of God and themselves.

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Monks Receive Lenten Books

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Mepkin Lecture

Mepkin Lecture

“Exploring Epiphany Through Poetry”
by John Fox, certified poetry therapist
Friday, April, 6, 2018
2:00-4:00 pm
Mepkin Abbey Library
$10, payable at the door

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Bishop Robert Kurtz

Bishop Robert Kurtz

Bishop Robert Kurtz, Bishop Emeritus of Bermuda, spent a year in Mepkin after his retirement and during that time he endeared himself to all.  Since leaving Mepkin last March, Bishop Robert has been living in Chicago and acting as Novice Director for his community, the Resurrectionists.  Bishop Kurtz recently returned to Mepkin for a visit and the Abbot invited him to give the homily on Sunday, January 14, 2018.  You can read the homily here.

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Mepkin Lecture: Your Second to Last Chapter

Mepkin Lecture: Your Second to Last Chapter

Presented by Paul Wilkes
Friday, February 2, 2018

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North Street Comes to Mepkin – Last week in December 2018

North Street Comes to Mepkin – Last week in December 2018

The 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 birth of Christ, they took some time to make a retreat and share their musical talents at the Feast of the Holy Family.

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