Writer and teacher Christin Bothe visited Mepkin Abbey recently with her class of high school theology students for a retreat. The trip was inspired by her own retreat at Mepkin as post-graduate student. She wrote about their experience for America magazine.
” I had an existential headache. Having recently finished a graduate program in theology, I was trying to figure out what was next for my life. Looking for inspiration, I accepted an invitation for a weeklong retreat at Mepkin Abbey, a Trappist monastery in South Carolina…”