Aug
18

9th Annual Spirit of the Prairie

3:00pm - 6:00pm   |   retreat

A spirit-filled afternoon at The Prairie. Summer buffet with locally produced food, wines and beer. Local artist demonstrations, a silent art auction, live music and tours of the retreat center and beautiful grounds.

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Aug
25

Taizé Vigil Service at Humility of Mary Center

6:30pm - 7:30pm   |   event

Taizé is an ecumenical movement, drawing Christians of all denominations together in compassionate prayer

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Aug
27

Canning Foods the Old Fashioned Way

9:30am - 2:00pm   |   retreat

Learn how to use a pressure cooker, make jams & jellies, spaghetti sauce and more...

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Aug
28

​Gospel of Matthew

9:00am - 4:00pm   |   retreat

Using a deep study and stories from Matthew’s Gospel, we will unpack the Jesus portrayed by Matthew, and apply its wisdom to our lives today.

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Sep
4

First Wednesday Mass

10:00am - 1:00pm   |   retreat

Mass will be celebrated the first Wednesday of each month in the chapel in the Prairie Heights building. After Mass a slide presentation or a tour will take place followed by a delicious lunch. Free will offering - please reserve your seat so we can prepare enough to eat!

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Sep
9

Come to the Quiet: The Way of Mercy

9:30am - 3:30pm   |   retreat

The way of mercy changes hearts, our own and others. To spread kindness, to extend forgiveness, to listen with non-judgment, to offer help to those in so many kinds of need, this is living the way of mercy.

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Sep
13

"Contemplation" with Francis and Clare

Sep 13 5:00pm - Sep 15 11:00am   |   retreat

How did Francis and Clare find God in everything? How were they so steeped in God? Engage in life through contemplation and discover God in all aspects of life.

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Sep
27

Spirituality and the Arts

Sep 27 5:00pm - Sep 29 11:00am   |   retreat

Artists and non-artists are invited to a weekend of renewal. There will be time for rest and re-creation through reflection, personal and shared prayer experiences, individual creative time, and time to embrace the peace and beauty of the Prairie.

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Oct
1

Knit One, Pray Too

9:30am - 3:30pm   |   retreat

Seasoned knitters and novices are invited to bring projects for a day of needlework, sharing and praying while enjoying the seasonal serenity of The Prairie.

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Oct
2

First Wednesday Mass

10:00am - 1:00pm   |   retreat

Mass will be celebrated the first Wednesday of each month in the chapel in the Prairie Heights building. After Mass a slide presentation or a tour will take place followed by a delicious lunch.

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Oct
10

Come to the Quiet: The Way of Peacemaking

9:30am - 3:30pm   |   retreat

Peacemaking begins with ourselves and asks for a heart and soul filled with benevolence, trust and reconciliation toward self and toward others

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Oct
16

Winterize Your Immune System Naturally!

9:30am - 3:30pm   |   retreat

Learn how to boost the immune system with essential oils so you can have a healthy Midwest winter.

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Nov
1

Sanctuary of Song: Singing, Listening, Remembering, and Renewing with Women and Girls

Nov 1 1:00pm - Nov 3 3:00pm   |   retreat

Bask in the warmth of women and girls singing for connection, creativity, and empowerment.

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Nov
6

First Wednesday Mass

10:00am - 1:00pm   |   retreat

Mass will be celebrated the first Wednesday of each month in the chapel in the Prairie Heights building. After Mass a slide presentation or a tour will take place followed by a delicious lunch

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Nov
9

Building Intuition

9:30am - 3:30pm   |   retreat

Learn techniques to build intuitive muscles.

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