The Saint


Benedict of Nursia

He was born in Nursia in Italy around A.D. 480. living out an extraordinary life of holiness amongst the people of his time. His followers today seek to emulate the holiness of life he led hence the Order of St Benedict. More

Centre for retreat

Monks And Hospitality

In keeping with the Benedictine spirit of hospitality as enshrined in the words of St Benedict himself, "Guests to the monastery should be received as Christ", The monks of St Benedict monastery, have created a unique atmosphere in an environment that is designed to provide guests of the monastery the opportunity to encounter God in the silence and solitude of the Retreat House.

Who can to Use Our Facilities

The retreat house is open to all who wish to use the facility to encounter God outside the busy routine of civil society. Ewumonks Retreat House is an ultra-modern retreat facility providing the spiritual atmosphere for spiritual reflection usually with retreat direction provided by monks who are specially trained in directing retreats and helping those who may need the service.

The Standard Cost

Owing to the fact that the cost of running the retreat complex comes solely from fees and donations from retreatants, guests and friends of the monastery, all who wish to use the retreat facility are required to make a minimum payment for the use of the facilities as described below:

Summary of Facility and charges

AC Rooms N3, 500 per person per night
Non AC Rooms N3, 000 per person per night

Larger donation will be appreciated.

Retreat Method

The service of a Retreat Master or Retreat Director is usually made available to every retreatant unless he or she prefers otherwise. It is the responsibility of the Retreat Director to provide a systematic guide for retreatant during the period of retreat. This guide is usually a form of spiritual direction for the retreatant aimed at helping him or her with a perspective that is usually not obvious or possibly shedding light on some grey areas of life.


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Pray Always

The Harvest is plenty but the labourers are few. Pray the Lord of the harvest to send labourers to his farm. More...

Our Location

Monastery Chapel
Off Benin-Auchi Expressway
Ewu-Esan, Edo State
(+234) 803 606 4045
(+234) 805 461 5054
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Who We Are


We are monks of the Roman Catholic Church belonging to the order of St. Benedict.
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