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Seventh Annual Spirit of the Prairie

3:00pm - 6:00pm   |   retreat

(Proceeds benefit Our Lady of the Prairie Programs.)

REGISTER ONLINE (payment required at time of registration)

Spirit of the Prairie Party

On Sunday, August 20, 2017, from 3:00 – 6:00 pm enjoy a spirit-filled afternoon at Our Lady of the Prairie Retreat, 2664 145th Avenue, near Wheatland, Iowa. Cost is $50 per person with proceeds benefitting The Prairie Retreat program fund.

Spirit of the Prairie will feature:

  • locally raised and prepared food and locally made wines and beers
  • live music provided by the Barley House Band
  • a silent art auction with an opportunity to visit with the artists
  • tours of the retreat center and the grounds, featuring the “Cosmic Walk”, the labyrinth, the way of the cross, prairie trails and lush gardens

New visitors and return guests to Our Lady of the Prairie Retreat will find this a wonderful opportunity to experience and explore the Spirit of the Prairie. You are sure to depart feeling relaxed, renewed and ready to return.

Our Lady of the Prairie Retreat, a ministry of the Congregation of the Humility of Mary, is located in rural east central Iowa on 200 acres of native grass prairie woodland along the Wapsipinicon River. The Prairie Retreat provides hospitality and service to people of all faiths in a sacred space of peace and beauty that promotes respect for all creation in the tradition of the Sisters of Humility.

Driving directions and more information about The Prairie Retreat may be found at

Register on-line by clicking the link above or call 563-336-8401

Some of the artists who will be attending include: Pat Bereskin, artist and teacher, Rose Moore, pastels, Regan Hatfield, modern, abstract acrylics, Keith Bonnstetter, 3-D paper art, Gail McPike and Barbara Youngquist, spinnning and weaving.

Watch this video of The Prairie - plan your visit!

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Sponsors of Spirit of the Prairie include: 

Cosmic Walk Level: Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Gary and Gerda Lane, TAG - The Advisory Group, Inc., 

Labyrinth Level: Atwood Electric, Davenport Printing Company, Dimensional Graphics, Edward Jones, Flaherty's - The Irish Candy Co., Koester's Linoleum Shop, Molyneaux Insurance, River City Tire & Automotive, Gene and Jackie Staron

Garden Level: Bill and Judy Benevento, Clinton National Bank, DCS Computer Services, Father Robert McAleer, Paul and Terri Reinartz, Hansen Monument