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Group & Private Retreats, Scheduled Retreats
Little Portion Retreat and Training Center
171 Hummingbird Lane, Eureka Springs AR, USA 72632   479-253-7379

Atop an Ozark mountain where the view is endless and seasons parade their colors across earth and sky, a place of peace, renewal and refreshment awaits. Owned and operated by the Brothers and Sisters of Charity, the Little Portion Retreat & Training Center provides a place of "returning and rest" for all Christians.


Retreat, Guest House and Hotel
Franciscan Guest House
PO Box 273, Kennebunk Beach ME, USA 04043   207-967-4865

The Franciscan Guest House is a hotel available to clergy and the general public for religious and non-religious stays. The hotel is located on 66 acres of St. Anthony's Monastery and Retreat Center. The grounds are open to the public and include riverfront walking paths with religious shrines. The rolling lawns and English Gardens were designed by Frederick Law Olmstead, designer of New York's Central Park. Religious stays at the Monastery for individuals and groups may be arranged also. All proceeds go to charitable causes including sponsorship of schools in Lithuania.

Benedictine Sisters of Elizabeth, NJ
851 North Broad Street, Elizabeth NJ, USA 07208   908-353-3028

Benedictine Sisters of Elizabeth, NJ at St. Walburga Monastery offer a place apart to enjoy the peace of a monastic atmosphere. Through scheduled weekend retreats and programs, group and private day retreats, liturgical prayer, and spiritual direction we hope to share the spiritual resources of the monastery with those seeking a deeper relationship with God.

Benedictine Sisters of Elizabeth NJ

Retreats, Days & Evenings of Recollection
The Coury House of Subiaco Abbey
405 Noth Subiaco Avenue, Subiaco AR, USA 72865   479-934-1290 or 479-934-4411

In the Benedictine tradition of hospitality, Coury House Retreat Center receives all guests as Christ, providing a place for all who come in peace seeking God. Coury House is the retreat and guest facility of Subiaco Abbey. Dedicated to the Holy Family, Coury House assists in the Abbey's ministry of hospitality. The Abbey grounds, and the fields, forests and rolling hills of the beautiful Arkansas River Valley offer a quiet, serene, and spiritual atmosphere for prayer, meditation, reflection, and solitude.


Guest Retreats & Spiritual Direction
Bethlehem Cloister Quaker Monastery
P.O. Box 10, Harrisville MI, USA 48740   989-736-7627

Hospitality is essential to the nature of Christian life. At Bethlehem Cloister, we keep 2 guest rooms and a small hermitage. Retreats for clergy and lay people are offered from June to October. For those seeking a deeper connection with God, we welcome guests of all faiths to come to the quiet and experience stillness, recollection and peace. Our unprogrammed retreats provide time for contemplation and opening to a deeper awareness of God in our abundant natural surroundings. Guests may take part in our community life of prayer and work on the farm. The daily rhythm of silent worship, prayer, work, sacred reading, and shared silent meals encourage reflection on how to integrate contemplation into daily life. The ministry of spiritual direction is also available.


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Our Lady of Philermos Monastery - Benton, TN: Retreats
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