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The Retreat Center may be available for a week, a month, or more for your personal sabbatical. To reserve a room at this sacred haven of beauty and peace, please call or email your request.



2017: Dates and details TBA

However, the following details for 2016 are left here as a bench mark for 2017 and to help you in your discernment.

This 53 day Sabbatical Program is open to women and men religious, clergy and lay people of all denominations. This Contemplative Sabbatical is designed to enhance personal renewal. Quiet time and solitude are priorities supplemented by reflective input by experienced staff members and opportunities to enhance one's spiritual development and prayer. Some days, most afternoons and all evenings are personal time for reading, resting, exercising, praying, or exploring the area. Weekly Spiritual Direction is available. Come and participate in as many Morning, Day and Weekend programs as you wish.The program is not built on establishing community but this might happen in the silence.

You will absolutely fall in love with the beauty of the Retreat Center immediately situated on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. Not only is God's outside décor of visuals and sound beyond description during the day and throughout the night but the ambiance of the over 130 year old center is so attractive, clean and welcoming. Sixteen of its twenty bedrooms as well as the living room, dining room and chapel have an ocean view.

God is waiting to be gracious to you. (Isaiah 30)


Cost: $5857
$500 deposit (non-refundable, non-transferable and part of total cost)
Rooms are designated in accord with date of deposit received.
The balance is due no later than Dec 28, 2015.
Cost includes: Room & Board, all programs, socials, laundry facilities, linens and towels, WiFi, and a PC available for your use.
Postage, phone, medical costs are not included.

Individual Spiritual Direction will be available weekly and on Directed Prayer Weekends with the same director. This cost is included in tuition.

Massage will be offered for those who wish at an additional fee of $40/60 minute session.

To apply for the Contemplative Sabbatical Program please click on the Application Form link below. Fill it out completely and click on Submit.

Following is a list of Presenters and a link to more information about each of them.

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