Women’s Retreat with the Benedictines
On the last weekend in January, five young women from Our Lady Seat of Wisdom College attended a Come-and-See retreat with the Benedictine Sisters of the Abbaye Sainte-Marie Des Deux-Montagnes in Quebec.
Beginning Friday evening and ending Sunday afternoon, the retreat followed the Benedictine way of life, including daily Mass, chanting the Divine Office in Latin, visiting inside the enclosure, recreation with the sisters, and the opportunity to talk with the entire community.
The participants of the retreat enjoyed their time at the Abbey, saying that the peaceful atmosphere was conducive to quiet prayer and discernment. Courtney Cullen, one of the participants,