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Piccolo Spoleto Festival Memorial Day Concert

Piccolo Spoleto Festival Memorial Day Concert Read More »

Monastic guest reflects on experience at Mepkin

Monastic guest reflects on experience at Mepkin Read More »

Novice Directors Meet at New Melleray

Novice Directors Meet at New Melleray Read More »

Our Condolences to Angel Scott

Our Condolences to Angel Scott Read More »

Diocesan Missionary Team Visits Mepkin with Bishop Guglielmone

Diocesan Missionary Team Visits Mepkin with Bishop Guglielmone

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When we think about God’s call in our lives

When we think about God’s call in our lives Read More »

Brother Juan Attends Junior Conference

Brother Juan Attends Junior Conference Read More »

Six men show interest in life at Mepkin

Six men show interest in life at Mepkin Read More »

Teens visit Mepkin

Teens visit Mepkin Read More »

Holy Week and Easter at Mepkin

Holy Week and Easter at Mepkin Read More »

Post & Courier article features Mepkin’s Retreat Center

Post & Courier article features Mepkin’s Retreat Center Read More »

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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Mepkin Mushrooms Part of Lowcountry “Farm to Table” Lifestyle

Mepkin Mushrooms Part of Lowcountry “Farm to Table” Lifestyle Read More »

New York Times photojournalist Stephen Hiltner recently visited Mepkin Abbey

New York Times photojournalist Stephen Hiltner recently visited Mepkin Abbey Read More »

Mepkin Abbey Holy Week Schedule 2018

Mepkin Abbey Holy Week Schedule 2018 Read More »

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

Monks Receive Lenten Books Read More »

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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Lenten Mini Retreat Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Lenten Mini Retreat  Wednesday, February 28, 2018 Read More »

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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Video of Mepkin’s 2017 Creche Festival

Video of Mepkin’s 2017 Creche Festival Read More »

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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Photos of rare snow at Mepkin

Photos of rare snow at Mepkin Read More »

Christmas at Mepkin

Christmas at Mepkin

24th/25th December 2017

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