The Order of Saint Benedict

Benedictine
Retreat Centers

Directory of Retreat Centers

Alphabetically by Country and Province or State

United States of America

ALABAMA

Benedictine Sisters Retreat Center
Sacred Heart Monastery
916 Convent Road NE
Cullman, AL 35055
(256) 734-8302
Contact - Sr. Therese Haydel OSB, Dir.
E-mail: <retreats@shmon.org>
<www.shmon.org/>

St. Bernard Abbey Retreat Center
1600 St. Bernard Dr. SE
Cullman, AL 35055
(256) 734-8291
Contact - Brother Andre OSB
E-mail: <BAndre@stbernardabbey.com>
<www.stbernardabbey.com/>

ARIZONA

Sisters of St. Benedict
Our Lady of Guadalupe Monastery
8502 West Pinchot Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85037
(623) 848-9608
Contact: Sr. Lydia Armenta OSB
E-mail: <bensrs@aol.com>
<www.benedictinesistersphoenix.org>

Tolomei Retreat House
Holy Trinity Monastery
PO Box 298
St. David, AZ 85630-0298
(520) 720-4016 or (520) 720-4642 ext.17
Fax: (520) 720-4202
Contact: Bill Lindley and Carol Kline
E-mail: <trinitylib@theriver.com>
<www.holytrinitymonastery.org/>

ARKANSAS

Benedictine Spirituality and Conference Center
P.O. Box 3489
Fort Smith, AR 72913-3489
(479) 783-1135
Contact - Sr. Hilary Decker OSB
E-mail: <retreats@stscho.org>
<www.stscho.org/>

Hesychia House of Prayer
204 St. Scholastica Road
New Blaine, AR 72851
(479) 938-7375
Contact - Sr. Louise Sharum OSB
<www.stscho.org/hesychia.html>

Coury House
Subiaco Abbey
405 N. Subiaco Avenue
Subiaco, AR 72865
(479) 934-4411
Contact - Br. Francis Kirschner OSB
E-mail: <couryhouse@subi.org>
<www.subi.org/Abbey/couryhouse.htm>

CALIFORNIA

Prince of Peace Abbey
650 Benet Hill Road
Oceanside, CA 92054
(760) 430-1305
Contact - Br. Benedict OSB
E-mail: <abbeyretreat@aol.com>

St. Andrew's Abbey Retreat Center
P.O. Box 40
Valyermo, CA 93563
(661) 944-2178
Contact - Guest Office/Secretary
E-mail: <retreats@valyermo.com>
<www.saintandrewsabbey.com/>

COLORADO

Benet Hill Monastery
3190 Benet Lane
Colorado Springs, CO 80921-1509
(719) 633-0655
Contact - Sr. Mary John Thomas OSB
E-Mail: <bpinescs@benethillmonastery.org>
<www.benethillmonastery.org>

Benet Pines Retreat Center
15880 Highway 83
Colorado Springs, CO 80921
(719) 633-0655
Contact - Sr. Mary John Thomas OSB
E-Mail: <bpinescs@benethillmonastery.org>
<www.benethillmonastery.org/>

Abbey Retreat House
Abbey of St. Walburga
1029 Benedictine Way
Virginia Dale, CO 80536-7633
Phone & fax: (970) 484-1887 or 472-0612
Contact - Maria Benedicta OSB
E-mail: <abbey@gmail.com>
<www.walburga.org/>

FLORIDA

Holy Name Monastery
P.O. Box 2450
Saint Leo, FL 33574-2450
(352)-588-8320; fax: 352-588-8319
Contact - Sr. Mary Clare Neuhofer OSB
E-mail: <retreats.holyname@saintleo.edu>
<www.benedictinesistersoffl.org/>

Retreat Center
Saint Leo Abbey
P.O. Box 2350
Saint Leo, FL 33574-2350
(352) 588-8184
Contact - Br. Jacob Tippett OSB
E-mail: <wellofjacob@hotmail.com>
<www.saintleoabbey.org/>

IDAHO

Spirit Center
Monastery of St. Gertrude
465 Keuterville Road
Cottonwood, ID 83522
(208) 962-2000; fax: (208) 962-7212
Contact - Mary Schmidt
E-mail: <SpiritCenter@StGertrudes.org>
<www.spirit-center.org/>

ILLINOIS

Saint Benedict's Abbey
[Ecumenical; assoc. OSB Confederation]
7561 West Lancaster Road
Bartonville, IL 61607
(309) 633-0057; fax: (309) 633-0058
Contact: Fr. James Marshall OblSB at 309-633-0474
E-mail: <sba@sbabbey.com>
<www.sbabbey.com/>

St. Joseph's Loft
Monastery of the Holy Cross
3111 S. Aberdeen Street
Chicago, IL 60608-6503
(773) 927-7424; fax (773) 927.5734
Contact - Br. Edward Glanzmann OSB
E-mail: <porter@chicagomonk.org>
<www.chicagomonk.org/>

Benet House Retreat Center
St. Mary Monastery
2200 88th Ave. West
Rock Island, IL 61201
(309) 283-2108
Contact - Sr. Charlotte Sonneville OSB
E-mail: <retreats@smmsisters.org>
<www.smmsisters.org/>

INDIANA

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center
1402 Southern Avenue
Beech Grove, IN 46107
(317) 788-7581; (317) 782-3142 (fax)
Contact - Sr. Mary Luke Jones OSB
E-mail: <lionesosb@benedictine.com>
<www.benedictinn.org/>

Kordes Center
Monastery Immaculate Conception
814 E. Tenth Street
Ferdinand, IN 47532
(812) 367-2777 x2901, (800) 880-2777;
Fax 812-367-2313
Contact - Sr. Marilyn Schroering OSB
E-mail: <marilyns@thedome.org>
<www.thedome.org/>

The Guest House
St. Meinrad Archabbey
St. Meinrad, IN 47577
(800) 581-6905
Contact - Br. Maurus Zoeller OSB
E-mail: <MZoeller@saintmeinrad.edu>
<www.saintmeinrad.org/retreats>

IOWA

Retreat/Spirituality Center
Covenant Monastery
1128 - 1100th St.
Harlan, IA 51537-4900
(712) 755-2004
Contact: Sr. Linda Zahner OSB
E-mail: <benedictines@fmctc.com>

KANSAS

Sophia Center
Mount St. Scholastica
751 South Eighth Street
Atchison, KS 66002
(913) 360-6151
Contact - Sr. Eleanor Suther OSB
E-mail: <sophia@mountosb.org>
<www.mountosb.org/sophia.html>

Benedictine Retreat Ministry
St. Benedict's Abbey
1020 North Second Street
Atchison, KS
(913) 367-7853
Contact - Fr. Blaine Schulz OSB
E-mail: <blaine@benedictine.edu>
<www.kansasmonks.org/>

KENTUCKY

Mt. Tabor Retreat Center
150 Mt. Tabor Road
Martin, KY 41649
Contact - Sr. Jan Barthel OSB
E-mail: <mtbenedictine@pcc-uky.campuscwix.net>
www.mounttabor.net

The Guesthouse Retreat House
Abbey of Gethsemani
Trappist, KY 40051
(502) 549-4133 (Info/Reservations)
Contact - Rev. Alan Gilmore, OCSO
<www.monks.org/>

LOUISIANA

Abbey Christian Life Center
St. Joseph Abbey
75376 River Road
St. Benedict, LA 70457
(985) 892-3473
Contact - Deacon Mark Coudrain
E-mail: <clc@sjasc.edu>
<www.saintjosephabbey.com/clc.php>

Our Lady Queen Monastery
50252 Antioch Road
Tickfaw, LA 70466-9747
985-345-1202; 985-345-2630 (fax)
E-mail: <OLQMTLA70@aol.com>
<www.ourladyqueenmonastery.org/>

MASSACHUSETTS

Retreat and Spirituality Center
Glastonbury Abbey
16 Hull Street
Hingham, MA 02043
(781) 749-2155
Contact - Fr. Nicholas Morcone OSB
E-mail: <morconen@glastonburyabbey.org>
<www.glastonburyabbey.org/>

St. Scholastica Priory
271 North Main Street
P.O. Box 606 - Route 32
Petersham, MA 01366-0606
(978) 724 3213; (978) 724-0033 (fax)
E-mail: sspriory@aol.com
<www.petershampriory.org/>

St. Benedict Abbey
252 Still River Road
P.O. Box 67
Still River, MA 01467
(978) 456-3221
E-mail: <abbeyretreats@aol.com>
<www.abbey.org/>

MINNESOTA

Abbey Guest House
Saint John's Abbey
P.O. Box 2015
Collegeville, MN 56321-2015
(320) 363-3929; fax -2504
E-mail: <SpirLife@csbsju.edu>
<www.abbeyguesthouse.org/>

Episcopal House of Prayer
(Episcopal Diocese)
P.O. Box 5888
Collegeville, MN 56321
(320) 363-3293; -2074 (fax)
Contact: Ward Bauman
E-mail: <houseprayer@csbsju.edu>
<www.ehouseofprayer.org/>

USA (cont'd)

MINNESOTA (cont'd)

Mount St. Benedict Center
Mount St. Benedict Monastery
620 Summit Avenue
Crookston, MN 56716
(218 281-3441)
Contact - Sr. Lorraine Kraft OSB
E-mail: <lkraft@msb.net>
<www.msb.net/Center.html>

McCabe Renewal Center
2125 Abbotsford Avenue
Duluth, MN 55803-2219
(218) 724-5266; fax 218-724-7138
Contact - Sr. Jean Maher OSB DMin
E-mail: <McCabeCenter@msn.com>
<www.duluthbenedictines.org/>

Spirituality Center
Saint Benedict's Monastery
104 Chapel Lane
St. Joseph, MN 56374-0220
(320) 363-7116
Contact - S. Jean Juenemann OSB
E-mail: <JJuenemann@csbsju.edu>
<sbm.osb.org/spiritualitycenter/>

Benedictine Retreat & Conference Center
of St. Paul's Monastery
2675 Benet Road
St. Paul, MN 55109
(651) 777-7251
Contact - Sam Rahberg or Victor Klimoski
E-mail: <srahberg@stpaulsmonastery.org>
<www.stpaulsmonastery.org/>

MISSOURI

Abbey Guest Center
Conception Abbey
P.O. Box 501
Conception, MO 64433-0501
(660) 944-2809; Fax (660) 944-2885
Contact - Mira Murray
E-mail: guests@conception.edu
<www.conceptionabbey.org>

NEBRASKA

Spirituality Center
Immaculata Monastery
300 North 18th St.
Norfolk, NE 68701
(402) 371-3438
Contact - Sr. Gabrielle Marie Ostereich OSB
E-mail: <srgabemarie@hotmail.com>
<www.norfolk-osb.org>

St. Benedict Center
Christ the King Priory
P.O. Box 528
Schuyler, NE 68661-0528
(402 352-8819)
Contact: Fr. Thomas Leitner OSB
E-mail: <FrThomas@StBenedictCenter.com>
<www.stbenedictcenter.com/>

NEW JERSEY

Benedictine Center for Spirituality
St. Walburga Monastery
851 North Broad Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07208
(908) 353-3028
Contact - S. Marita Funke OSB
E-mail: <MaritaOSB@aol.com>
<www.catholic-forum.com/bensisnj/>

St. Mary's Abbey Retreat Center
230 Mendham Rd.
Morristown, NJ 07960
(973) 538-3231, ext. 2100
Contact - Paul Cocco
E-mail: <retreatcenter@delbarton.org>
<www.saintmarysabbey.org/retreat-center/>

NEW MEXICO

Monastery of Christ in the Desert
P.O. Box 270
Abiquiu, NM 87510
(801) 545-8567
Contact - Brother James, Guestmaster
E-mail: <CIDguestmaster@christdesert.org>
<www.christdesert.org>

Pecos Benedictine Monastery Retreat Center
Abbey of Our Lady of Guadalupe
P.O. Box 1080
Pecos, NM 87552-1080
(505) 757-6415, ext. 254; fax (505) 757-2285
Contact - Dom Aidan, OSB Oliv.
E-mail: <guestmaster@pecosmonastery.org>
<www.pecosmonastery.org/>

NEW YORK

Mount Saviour Monastery
231 Monastery Rd.
Pine City NY 14871-9787
(607) 734-1688; fax -1689
Contact - Br. James Cronen OSB
E-mail: <Guest@msaviour.org>
<www.msaviour.org/>

Transfiguration Monastery
701 New York Rte. 79
Windsor, NY 13865
(607) 655-2366
Contact - Sr. Mary Donald Corcoran OSB, Prioress or
                 Sr. Sheila Long OSB
email: <bendon@tds,net> or <transfigurationmonastery@gmail.com>
<www.transfigurationmonastery.org>

NORTH DAKOTA

Hospitality Center
Annunciation Monastery
7520 University Drive
Bismarck, ND 58504
(701) 255-1520
Contact: Sr. Gemma Peters OSB
E-mail: <hcenter@annunciationmonastery.org>
<www.annunciationmonastery.org/>

Benedictine Spirituality Center
Sacred Heart Monastery
8969 Highway 10
Box 364
Richardton, ND 58652
(701) 974-2121; fax (701) 974-2124
Contacts - Sr. Ruth Fox OSB
E-mail: <spiritualitycenter@sacredheartmonastery.com>
<www.sacredheartmonastery.com/>

OKLAHOMA

St. Gregory's Abbey
1900 West MacArthur
Shawnee, OK 74804
(405) 878-5491
Contact - Br. Benet Exton OSB
E-mail: <bsexton@stgregorys.edu>
<www.monksok.org/>

OREGON

Mount Angel Abbey Retreat Center
One Abbey Drive
St. Benedict, OR 97373
Contact - Fr. Edmund Smith OSB
E-mail: <retreat@mountangelabbey.org>
<www.mountangelabbey.org/>

Shalom Prayer Center
Queen of Angels Monastery
840 S. Main Street
Mt. Angel, OR 97362-9257
(503) 845-6773
Contact - Sr. Dorothy Jean Beyer OSB
E-mail: <shalom@mtangel.net>
<www.benedictine-srs.org/shalom>

PENNSYLVANIA

Mount St. Benedict Monastery
6101 East Lake Rd
Erie, PA 16511
(814) 899-0614 ext. 402; fax (814) 898-4004
Contact - Sr. Carolyn Gorny-Kopkowski OSB
E-mail: <Spirituality@mtstbenedict.org>
<www.eriebenedictines.org/>

Monastic Guest House
St. Emma Monastery
1001 Harvey Avenue
Greensburg, PA 15601-1494
(724) 834-3060
<www.stemma.org/retreat.htm>

SOUTH DAKOTA

Benedictine Ministry Outreach
Saint Benedict's
415 South Crow Street
Pierre, SD 57501
(605) 244-0969
Contact: Sister Adel Sautner OSB
E-mail: <bennii@dakota2k.net>

Mother of God Monastery
110 28th Avenue SE
Watertown, SD 57201
(605) 882-6631; fax: (605) 882-6658
Contact: Sister Emily Meisel OSB
E-mail: <monastery@dailypost.com>
<www.watertownbenedictines.org/>

Benedictine Peace Center
Sacred Heart Monastery
1005 West 8th Street
Yankton, SD 57078
(605) 668-6292
Contact - Jeanne Ranek OSB
E-mail: <joanne.dickinson@mtmc.edu>
or <jeanne.ranek@mtmc.edu>
<www.yanktonbenedictines.org/>

TEXAS

Omega Retreat and Spirituality Center
Saint Scholastica Monastery
216 West Highland
Boerne, TX 78006
(830) 816-8470; (830) 249-3327 (fax)
Contact - Mr. Andrew Anderson OblSB
or Sr. Frances Briseno (830) 816-8471
E-mail: <omegactr@gvtc.com>
<www.boernebenedictines.com/>


Retreat and Spirituality Center
St. Benedict Monastery
17825 S. Western
Canyon, TX 79015
(806) 655-9317; (806) 655-09736 (fax)
E-mail: <nuns@osbcanyontx.org>
<www.osbcanyontx.org/>
Contact - Sister Hildegard Varga, OSB

UTAH

Our Lady of the Mountain Retreat House
1794 Lake Street
Ogden, UT 84401-3016
Contact - Sr. Danile Knight OSB
E-mail: <Olmrh@juno.com>

VERMONT

The Benedictine Monks of Weston Priory
58 Priory Hill Road
Weston, VT 05161-6400
(802) 824-5409; fax: (802) 824-3573
E-mail: <guestbrother@westonpriory.org>
<www.westonpriory.org/>

VIRGINIA

Benedictine Pastoral Center
St. Benedict Monastery
9535 Linton Hall Road
Bristow, VA 20316
(703) 393-2485
E-mail: <bpcosb@comcast.net>
<benedictinepastoralcenter.org>

Mary Mother of the Church Abbey
12829 River Road
Richmond, VA 23233-7206
(804) 784-3508; (804) 784-2214 (fax)
Retreat Center Administrator - Bro. Jeffery Williams OSB, ext. 125
<www.richmondmonks.org/>

WASHINGTON

The Priory Spirituality Center
St. Placid Priory
500 College Street NE
Lacey, WA 98516-5339
(360) 438-2595
Contact - Sr. Lucy Wynkoop OSB or Carolyn Galloway
E-mail: <spiritualityctr@stplacid.org>
<www.stplacid.org/spirit.html>

WISCONSIN

Holy Wisdom Monastery
Postal Address:
Benedictine Women of Madison
Box 5070
Madison, WI 53705-0070

Street Address:
4200 County Highway M
Middleton, WI 53562-2317
(608) 836-1631;
fax: (608) 831-9312 (retreat center)
fax: (608) 836-5586 (monastery)
E-mail: <info@benedictinewomen.org>
<www.benedictinewomen.org/>

Retreat Center
St. Benedict's Abbey
12605 244 Avenue
Benet Lake, WI 53102-0333
(262) 396-4311 or (847) 395-8360
Contact - Abbot Leo Ryska OSB
E-mail: <BenetLakeRetreatCenter@gmail.com>
<www.benetlake.org/retreat.asp>

Other Countries

Canada

British Columbia

Bethlehem Retreat Centre
House of Bread Monastery
2371 Arbot Road
Nanaimo, BC
Canada V9R 6S9
Tel. (250) 754-3254; Fax: (250) 753-6742
Contact - Sr. Mary Ann Gisler OSB
E-mail: <bethret2@shaw.ca
<www.bethlehemretreatcenter.ca/>

Manitoba

St. Benedict's Retreat and Conference Center
225 Masters Avenue
Winnipeg, MB
Canada R4A 2A1
Contact - Sister Mary Coswin OSB
Tel. (204) 339-1705; fax (204) 334-8840
E-mail: <stbenscentre@mts.net>
<www.stbens.ca/>

France

Abbaye Saint-Marie de Maumont
Juignac
F-16190 Montmoreau-Saint-Cybard
France
Contact: Sr. Raphaël OSB
Tel: +33 (0)545.60.34.38; fax: +33 (0)545.60.29.02
E-mail: <acc.maumont@free.fr>
<www.maumont.com/>

Abbaye Sainte Anne de Kergonan
BP 11
F-56340 Plouharnel
France
Contact
<www.kergonan.org>

Italy

Foresteria del Monastero S. Scolastica
(Casa per Esercizi Spirituali)
I-00028 Subiaco (Roma)
Tel.: +0039(0)774/85.5.69;
Fax: +0039(0)774/82.28.62
E-mail: <foresteria@benedettini-subiaco.it>
<www.benedettini-subiaco.it/benedettini/>

United Kingdom

England

Ampleforth Abbey Visitor Centre
York YO62 4EN
England, UK
Tel: 01439-766889 / -766486 / -766000
E-mail: development@ampleforth.org.uk
<www.hpo.ampleforth.org.uk/visitor-centre>

Belmont Abbey
Hereford HR2 9RZ
England, UK
E-mail: <retreats@belmontabbey.org.uk>
<www.belmontabbey.org.uk/>

Benedictine Centre for Spirituality
Cockfosters
29 Bramley Road
London N14 4HE
England, UK
Tel +44 20 8449 2499
E-mail: <retreats@bcsuk.wanadoo.co.uk>
<www.benedictinecentreretreats.org.uk/>

Douai Abbey
Upper Woolhampton
Reading, Berks RG7 5TQ
England, UK
Tel +44 118 971 5399
E-mail: <douaiabbey@aol.com>
<www.douaiabbey.org.uk>

Quarr Abbey
Ryde,
Isle of Wight PO33 4ES
England, UK
Contact: The Guestmaster
E-mail: <quarr@rcdp.org.uk>
<www.quarrabbey.co.uk>

St Cecilia's Abbey
Ryde,
Isle of Wight PO33 1LH
England, UK
Contact: Sr Claire Waddelove OSB
E-mail: <paxcordiiesu@btinternet>
<www.stceciliasabbey.org.uk/>

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