A House with Traditions

The mission of St. Joseph Retreat House is to accompany the human person through spiritual direction and the Spiritual Exercises to encounter the person of Jesus Christ and allow him to transform and conform one’s heart, mind and soul according to His will.

The Thirty Days

The Thirty Days

An opportunity for making the Spiritual Exercises is provided for those who wish to make an extended, month-long, silent retreat.

Eight Day Directed Retreat

Eight-Day Directed Retreat

The Eight-Day directed retreat includes all the essential elements of the Thirty Days, which includes silence, contemplation and daily spiritual direction.

Five-Day Directed Retreat

Five-Day Directed Retreat

The Five-Day Directed Retreat includes all the essential elements of the Thirty Days, which includes silence, contemplation and spiritual direction.

Directed Retreat Weekends

Directed Retreat Weekends

The Retreat House offers particular weekends of the year for those seeking a three-day, silent, directed retreat.

Desert Days

Desert Days

At times, each person needs time away from the busyness and hectic pace of life even if it is only for a day.

Day of Recollection

Day of Recollection

Theme-based presentations are the focus of the Days of Recollection.

A Place to Seek Answers

Over 800 people—priests, laymen and women, religious sisters and brothers and seminarians—annually attend St. Joseph Retreat House to seek peace and answers to the restlessness of their hearts. There are few retreat houses in the States dedicated to giving the Spiritual Exercises. The interest is high and the need today is great.

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