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Half-day Meditation Retreat at the Abbey

Saturday retreats in Bethany House at the Trappist Abbey

9:00 am. to 12:00 noon (please arrive by 8:45).

If you'd like to attend one of our events, or if you'd like more information, please email us--[masked]

We are pleased to have Leonard Marcel Roshi and Br. Mark Filut, OCSO, lead our local sittings, giving talks and/or providing opportunities for interviews.

First Saturday (sometimes second Saturday) dates and teachers for the months ahead:

  • September 10 (2nd Saturday), Leonard Marcel
  • October 1, Br. Mark Filut
  • November 5, Leonard Marcel
  • December 3, Br. Mark Filut


Beginners only: please arrive by 8:15: An introduction to sitting will be offered by our teachers before each Saturday retreat. Designed for those who are new to the practice, these 20-30 minute workshops will begin promptly at 8:15 at Bethany House.

Donation envelopes marked “for Teacher Support” will be available at all sittings. With your support we can continue to be generous to our teachers.

If you'd like to attend one of our events, or if you'd like more information, please email us--[masked].

Visit the Seven Thunders website to learn more about our organization and check future events.

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