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Lay Carmelite Silent Retreat 2021

October 29 @ 4:00 pm - October 31 @ 1:00 pm PDT

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This retreat is sponsored by the Lay Carmelite Community. This retreat is open to Lay and Secular Carmelites and their friends & families.

The theme for this year’s annual Lay Carmelite silent retreat is the practice of virtue. The conferences will address the relationship of the practice of virtue to the purpose of life and the beatitudes, and provide very practical advice on how to develop the virtues and overcome obstacles to the virtuous life.

Single Room: $247.50 per person, or Shared Room: $209 per Person

Led by: Brother James Lindsay, O.C.D.

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Our guestrooms have one queen or double sized bed per room. Rooms are simply furnished with bedding, towels, and soap as well as a Bible and crucifix.

Registration includes all presentations, six meals, and two nights in a comfortable room with private bath. Scholarships are available. Special dietary requirements will be gladly met if you make your needs known to our kitchen staff. A guest fridge is also available for guest use in the Dining Room.

On the first evening of your retreat, you are welcome to arrive any time between 4:00pm and 6:00pm. The retreat will officially begin with dinner at 6:00pm. The retreat will conclude at 1:00pm on the last day of your retreat, following lunch.

A computer with internet access is open for use in our lobby, and WiFi is available throughout the building.

Help is available 24 hours a day. Our staff or retreat volunteers are eager to assist you throughout your stay. Coffee, tea, and fresh baked cookies are offered 24/7 in the Dining Room. Our Chapel is always open, giving you a quiet place for prayer and reflection any time of the day or night.

Retreat payments are non-refundable.


October 29 @ 4:00 pm PDT
October 31 @ 1:00 pm PDT