Two groups, the first of 10 men, the second of 13 women, have made the Spiritual Exercises in Maria Stein, Ohio, just next to the well-known relic chapel in the same town. These are the first retreats to be sponsored by Notre Dame Priory in the United States. Praise to the Most Holy Trinity who has made this possible!

Our Lady watched over our efforts. This is just a glimpse of the marvellous, well-kept grounds.

Our Lady watched over our efforts. This is just a glimpse of the marvellous, well-kept grounds.

The women, like the men, came from as far away as Washington state, and as from nearby as Dayton.

The women, like the men, came from as far away as Washington state, and as from nearby as Dayton.

Relic chapel at Maria Stein containing thousands of relics of saints. An extraordinary place to pray.

Relic chapel at Maria Stein containing thousands of relics of saints. An extraordinary place to pray.