Contemplative Retreats with Fr Greg Wiest, CSsR

The heart of contemplative retreats is to truly follow Christ from the depths of our lives. In order to live fully in Christ (The life I live now not I, but Christ who lives in me, Gal. 2:20), we must also listen through deep meditation.

What we have seen and heard we proclaim now to you, so that you too may have fellowship with us; for our fellowship is with the Father and with his Son, Jesus Christ. 1 Jn 1:3-4

To truly follow Christ from the depths of our lives we must also listen through deep meditation

Retreat Director Fr. Greg Wiest, CSsR will provide those who are looking for intensive meditation with various contemplative retreats throughout the year at the Redemptorist Renewal Center. These retreats include:


Father Wiest was born in 1961 in Dickeyville, WI.  He received his Master of Divinity from Catholic Theological Union and was ordained a priest in 1989.  He worked as an associate pastor at Saint Alphonsus Church in St. Louis, MO and worked in private sector at Magellan Health Services in Maryland Heights, MO. Interested in the intersection of theology and the visual arts he recently showed paintings in a group show called ‘Nervous Laughter’ at PhD Gallery, St. Louis, MO.