Contemplative Prayer Retreat April 2022

Apr 29
5:00 pm
May 2
9:00 am
St Laurence Center
4076 Cabin Rd, Cañon City, CO 81212
Total cost:
"And Jesus said to his disciples, 'Come away by yourselves to a remote place and rest for a while.” For many people were coming and going, and they did not even have time to eat." ~ Mark 6:31

In these noisy and turbulent times, Christ our Lord invites us to abandon ourselves into his loving care. He encourages us to cast our burdens on him and find rest for our souls. 

But how, exactly, do we do that?

We cordially invite you to join us for a retreat designed to answer that question. Come away with us, slow down, and breathe. Come and simply be with God in solitude. Listen to him in silence. Follow Jesus into a deserted place and allow God to reveal himself as the Good Father.

See a sample schedule, and learn more about what happens on a group prayer retreat here.

Important details.

per person


  • Room. First-come-first-served: 4 double rooms and 1 multi-bunk room.
  • Linens.
  • Meals Fri. Dinner, Sat.-Sun. Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner, Mon. Continental Breakfast.
  • A printed prayer support packet.
  • One 30-minute session with a trained Spiritual Director if desired.

If you are flying...

If you are flying, we offer a shuttle service from the Colorado Springs Airport for an additional $25, please note the following:

Arrival: our shuttle will pick you up from the Colorado Springs Airport at 4:30pm. Please book your flight to arrive before then.

Departure: Our shuttle will drop you off at the Colorado Springs Airport at 11:30am. Please book your flights accordingly.


St Laurence Center
Cañon City

St. Laurence Center is an active Orthodox Benedictine Monastery located just west of Cañon City, Colorado. It's nestled in a gorgeous Rocky Mountain valley at the foot of nearly 9,000 foot tall mountain.

Attendees stay in a beautiful log hunting lodge which stands in the shadow of the mountain and looks out on the monastery's chapel.

Click on any image below to see higher resolution of this beautiful location:
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Please contact your retreat guide:

Brandon Booth

P: 314-973-7294