Contemplative Aging Retreats

Mepkin Abbey, a Cistercian monastery, provides a serene place of natural beauty and quiet – the perfect setting – to help participants find the contemplative practice best suited for them. During the Contemplative Aging Retreat various contemplative practices are explored as a way to welcome the inner life of self development and spiritual growth as […]

Favorites of the 2012 Creche Festival

Mepkin Abbey Announces the Favorites of the 2012 (10th Anniversary) Creche Festival #1 African American Nativity from St. Joseph’s Parish in Wilmington, DE No. 36 | 632 votes #2 Sicily, Italy, clay and cloth from Msgr. Francheschini’s collection No. 32. | 525 votes #3 Hammered Copper by Mary Eldredge, VT, commissioned by Mepkin Abbey No. […]

Mepkin Abbey’s 62nd Anniversary Celebration

The monks and friends celebrated the anniversary of the founding of Mepkin Abbey 62 years ago. The Sunday Eucharist on this anniversary day, called “Joy Never Ending” began in the monastic cemetery with a blessing of the graves and prayers for Mepkin’s departed brothers.