The bookstore features a variety of books on contemporary spirituality by such authors as Paula D’Arcy, Joyce Rupp, Richard Rohr, Cynthia Bourgeault, Pema Chodron, and James Martin.
Hand-crafted jewelry and weavings from S. Kathleen, turned wooden bowls from Jerry Rupp, and Earth Prayer beads from the Sisters of Green Mountain Monastery make unique gifts. CD music encompasses instrumental, chants, Native American flute and drum music, music for relaxation and music from artists ranging from Marty Haugen and Dan Schutte to Peter Mayer and Sara Thomsen.
Siena Retreat Center’s international selections include Holy Land Stone keepsakes from Jerusalem, millefiori necklaces from Italy, and singing bowls from Nepal. Siena also offers fair trade items such as chocolate and woven and beaded articles from Mayaworks.
Please note that the Bookstore is usually closed in late August.
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" We are not human beings on a spiritual path. We are spiritual beings on a human path. "
-- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
The labyrinth is an archetype, a divine imprint, found in religious traditions in various forms around the world. By walking the labyrinth we are discovering a long forgotten mystical tradition.
A Cretan-style, 7-circuit labyrinth, overlooking Lake Michigan, graces our outdoor environment. The Cretan labyrinth has been found on the isle of Crete, and was walked as a symbol of the spiritual journey as far back as 2600 BC.
Siena Retreat Center also has an indoor 11-circuit, Chartres labyrinth. The Chartres design originated in Roman times and was also built into the marble floor of the Chartres Cathedral in France in the 1200's AD. It will soon be available again.
For more information on walking this ancient meditation tool, please contact Sister Kathleen Bohn, OP, at (262) 898-2581. S. Kathleen Bohn has take the labyrinth facilitator training from Lauren Artress.Download PDF
Siena Retreat Center's meeting room space aims to combine practicality with a warm, inviting, and calming ambience. Meeting rooms are set to meet your needs--auditorium style, large rectangular tables with chairs, or round tables with chairs.
Siena Retreat Center staff will determine which meeting room will be assigned to your group.
Please contact Sr. Dolores for additional information on rooms to meet your needs.Download Map PDF
Our 67 bedrooms each have a private bathroom (with a shower) and are accessible by elevator. Linens are provided. A small number of bedrooms are ADA accessible. Each bedroom has adjustable temperature settings.
Each floor has a washer and dryer, iron and ironing board, and a sitting room with a "book nook."
We ask that silence be kept on the bedroom floors to ensure a contemplative environment.