Schedule of Events

Ever Wonder? Vocation Discernment Retreats for Single Women - Check back for our 2019 schedule!

Ever Wonder? Vocation Discernment Retreat for Single Women  (watch for our 2019 Ever Wonder schedule)


*If you would like to schedule a personal visit to Annunciation Monastery, contact vocation director, Sister Hannah, at or call 701-255-1520.  Thank you!

Ever Wonder? if God is calling you to religious life?

Ever wonder what it would be like to seek God with women in a monastic community?

Come and spend a weekend with our sisters and learn about our vibrant life of prayer, community and service!  We would love to journey with you.

There is no charge to attend. Pre-registration is required. Includes a private room/private bathroom and meals with the sisters.

For more information, contact Sister Hannah Vanorny, vocation director at: or  Sister Gerard Wald at:, or call/text 701-425-9455. 

Oblate Meeting Schedule - 2018/2019

To view our oblate meeting schedule for 2018 and 2019, please click the link below:

Spiritual Direction

Do you desire to grow in your relationship with God and become more aware of God in your daily life? Perhaps you are struggling with transitions or feel spiritually depleted. Perhaps God is inviting you to seek spiritual direction. For more information, call (701) 255-1520.

Private Retreat

Gift yourself with quiet time to nurture your inner self and your relationship with God and others. A private room will be provided where you can retreat into your own space to hear God within, or while enjoying the beauty of nature. Stroll the beautiful walking paths and experience a prayerful labyrinth walk. Come and let monastic quiet wash over you and refresh you. You may pray with the sisters if you desire. Meals provided. Length of time is optional. Please call 701-255-1520 for more information and to determine date(s).

*Please note, we are not able to accommodate guests with pets.

Directed Retreat

In a directed retreat, the participant meets daily with a certified spiritual director who supports them and offers suggestions to enhance one's relationship with God, especially in prayer and in life events. For more information, please call 701-255-1520.

Group Retreat or Group Reflection

Arrange a time for reflection, prayer and/or a retreat for your group. Bring your own leader or inquire if someone from the monastery could facilitate the retreat. Facilities and lunch are available. Please call 701-255-1520 to make arrangements.

Outreach Programs

Sisters from Annunciation Monastery are available to present or facilitate programs in your location. Please call 701-255-1520 for more information. Let us know the topic and we'll see how we can fit your needs!

Labyrinth Prayer Path

Persons of all faiths and ages are welcome to walk the labyrinth, located just east of the monastery, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. Because it is a sacred path, persons walking the labyrinth are asked to respect the prayerful presence of the space and those who come for personal reflection. Near the entrance of the labyrinth you will find some information in a container which may serve as a guide.

NOTE: Preregistration is required for all of the above. The suggested donation is to help defray our cost. However, nobody is turned away for lack of funds. For more information, please call 701-255-1520.


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