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 Silent Directed Retreat

This holistic retreat offers an experience of rest, silence and prayer in the company of other members of God's people. Participants are encouraged to avail of the opportunity to meet with one of the Directors for personal sharing and guidance
The retreat is offered collaboratively by the Office of Religious Education and the Office of Parish Life.
This experience is particularly suited to adults involved in ministry, such as:
  • Parish Pastoral Associates
  • Parish Life Directors
  • Parish Business Managers
  • Adult Education Coordinators
  • Directors/Coordinators of Religious Education
  • Catechists
  • Youth Ministers
  • Liturgical Ministers
  • RCIA Team Members
  • Bible Study Group Leaders, etc.

 Where does the retreat take place?

The annual June silent directed retreat takes place at the Mary and Joseph Retreat Center on the Palos Verdes Peninsula. The Daughters of Mary and Joseph share their beautiful location for the use of the retreatants during this time.

Date for the next retreat: June 23-27, 2019 
Mary and Joseph Retreat Center is located at 5300 Crest Road, Rancho Palos Verdes CA 90275.

How much does the retreat cost?

The Office of Religious Education and the Office of Parish Life subsidize every registration. Each year the contributio​n is set at rates which help to offset the actual cost of the retreat.


How do I register?

You can register and pay online or, mail in your registration and check to the: Office of Religious Education, Attn: Silent Directed Retreat, 3424 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90010-2241.
Upon receipt of registration information and check, your place on the retreat will be confirmed by letter.

When do I need to arrive at the retreat center?

The retreat begins with dinner at 6pm on the first evening of your chosen retreat dates. It is advisable to allow time on Monday afternoon to get settled in and relaxed before dinner The retreat concludes following lunch at 1pm on the final afternoon of your chosen retreat dates.
​​updated 7/18/2018
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