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2013 Lenten Retreat

Saint Ben's Alumnae Lenten Retreat
The Marsh Center for Balance and Fitness
February 16, 2013
8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Lessons from the Land: Benedictine Values, Our Experience, Our Lives

For more than 100 years, the Sisters of Saint Benedict have known that sustainability is about much more than being green. Learn how the Benedictine values of listening, stability and stewardship translate to our everyday lives.

Carve out some space for yourself for personal reflection and renewal as we prepare for another season of Lent. Spend the morning in conversation and prayer with other Saint Ben’s alumnae.

8–8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:30-11:30 a.m.  Program
12- 1 p.m. Tai Chi/Chi Gong Movement Exercise
1 p.m.       
Free time at The Marsh

Register early–space is limited. Registration deadline is Feb. 11.

Cost: $55

Presented by:
Kate Ritger ’03, and sponsored by the CSB Alumnae Board.
Kate Ritger is a 2003 graduate of College of Saint Benedict with degrees in theology and secondary education, a 2007 graduate of Saint John’s School of Theology and an oblate of the Saint Benedict’s Monastery. She serves as the caretaker of the Common Ground Garden, where she combines caring for the earth, growing food and the work of God. Kate's ministry has also included retreat work, group spiritual direction, and hospital chaplaincy.

Other retreat benefits:

  • 10% off on spa treatments. Appointments by (952) 935-8905 or
  • Coupons for the gift shop
  • All-day pass for the facilities and classes (meditation center, mental and physical gym, whirlpool, sauna, etc.) See for class schedules.
  • Member pricing for overnight accommodations for Friday and/or Saturday night. Reservations at or (952) 935-2202 x8310.
Contact Information
Jessie Ahlschlager Sandoval '01
Director, Alumnae Relations

Suzette Sutherland '84
Alumnae Board Volunteer
Date & Location
Date: 2/16/2013
Time: 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: The Marsh Center for Balance and Fitness
15000 Minnetonka Blvd., Minnetonka, MN 55345