Retreat House

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM Monday to Saturday
215 345 - 0600
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Welcome to AVE MARIA RETREAT HOUSE

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he Ave Maria retreat center has been a place of prayer, healing, joy and conversion for more than a million people. Over the years, retreatants have traveled here from the suburban Philadelphia area, all 50 states and several countries. The Pauline Fathers and Brothers would like to invite you to come as you are and join us for a retreat.

Whether a group requires accommodations for a retreat, reflection, conference, meeting or another event, Ave Maria Retreat House is prepared to welcome each guest and ensure their comfort. Learn more about our overnight accommodations, conference facilities and other amenities to find the space that meets your needs.

You are my place for quiet retreat I wait for your word to renew me.

PSALM 119:114
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Begin planning your visit to Ave Maria Retreat House’s peaceful grounds.

Discover The Right Retreat Experience for You

Throughout the year, the Pauline Fathers offer the following directed retreats and days of recollection:

  • Lenten Retreat
  • Advent Retreat
  • Marian Retreat
  • Eucharistic Retreat
  • Vocations Retreat
  • Retreats for Dependencies
  • Youth Retreat
  • Married Couples Retreat
  • Retreats for Priests & Religious
  • Retreat for Catholic Educators

For specific dates and to register, please contact Shrine Office at 215 345-0600 or check our Calendar of Events

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ENJOY A WIDE RANGE OF AMENITIES

Our dedicated staff ensures that Ave Maria Retreat House features and facilities are available to visiting groups. These amenities include:

Air conditioned Private Rooms

Air conditioned Private Rooms

Free Wifi

Free Wifi

3 Conference Rooms

3 Conference Rooms

Outdoor picnic areas

Outdoor picnic areas

Spiritual Guider

Spiritual Guider

Peacefull & Beautiful Grounds - sacred spaces

Peacefull & Beautiful Grounds - sacred spaces

Library

Library

On-site catering is available upon request

On-site catering is available upon request

CHOOSE A BEAUTIFUL & PEACEFUL GROUNDS

Ave Maria Retreat House occupies a 100-acre expanse of beautiful grounds surrounded by wooded peace valley park and new galena lake. All visiting groups are welcome to utilize every feature of our prayerful grounds.

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS 

Aver Maria Retreat House, provides overnight retreatants comfortable individual bedrooms to return to each night for further prayer and reflection. Each room contains a single or double bed, private bathroom, individual heating and air-conditioning, linens provided. A number of handicapped-accessible rooms are also available.

CONFERENCES & MEETING FACILITIES

Our Shrine has 3 conference halls. One of our largest Visitor Conference Center can accommodate up to 200 visitors at once. Common areas include a Chapel, dining hall and multiple meeting rooms and breakout areas for small or large groups. A multimedia room includes sound equipment and staging as well as general presentation technology. Wi-Fi is available in meeting areas.

CHAPELS & PRIVATE SPACES

Visitors will find in almost every hallway communal meeting spaces, private oratories, confessionals and small chapels for retreat activities.

NEARBY ACCOMMODATIONS

Places to Stay

ARE YOU READY TO PLAN YOUR RETREAT! PLEASE FILL OUT THIS FORM

or if you are unsure of where to begin when planning your retreatOur staff can help! PLEASE CONTACT OUR RETREAT HOUSE OFFICE AT 215 345 0600, ext: 4000

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RETREAT REQUEST BOOKING FORM

If you are planning a new retreat and would like information on availability, please complete the form below. One of our group reservation team members will follow-up with you!

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