A Guide to Monastic Guest Houses

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Featured in The New York Times Sunday Travel section and in the National Geographic Traveler, this updated and expanded edition of A Guide to Monastic Guest Houses will inspire its readers to experience the age-old tradition of monastic hospitality and to enjoy a refreshing interval of 'holy leisure.'
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Overview

Featured in The New York Times Sunday Travel section and in the National Geographic Traveler, this updated and expanded edition of A Guide to Monastic Guest Houses will inspire its readers to experience the age-old tradition of monastic hospitality and to enjoy a refreshing interval of 'holy leisure.'
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Many monasteries and convents offer hospitality to those seeking rest and reflection. This guide gives detailed information on accommodations at monastic guest houses in every US state and every Canadian province. Entries provide details on accommodations, cost, travel, histories, and points of interest in the surrounding area, as well as contact information, including e-mail and Web sites. The monasteries and convents span a spectrum of Christian traditions, yet each is open to pilgrims of any faith. The author is a writer and historian. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780819218483
  • Publisher: Church Publishing, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/1/2000
  • Edition description: 4TH, REVISED
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 5.04 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.68 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements xiv
Preface xvi
Map of the United States and Canada xviii
United States
Alabama
Sacred Heart Monastery, Cullman 1
Alaska
The Lodge at the Shrine of St. Therese, Juneau 3
Arizona
Holy Trinity Monastery, St. David 5
Servants of Christ Priory, Phoenix 7
Arkansas
Coury House, Subiaco 9
California
Incarnation Monastery, Berkeley 11
Incarnation Priory, Berkeley 13
Mount Calvary Retreat House, Santa Barbara 15
Mount Tabor Monastery, Redwood Valley 17
Prince of Peace Abbey, Oceanside 19
St. Andrew's Abbey, Valyermo 21
St. Francis House, San Francisco 23
St. Mary's Retreat House, Santa Barbara 25
The Retreat House, Big Sur 27
Colorado
Abbey of St. Walburga, Virginia Dale 29
Holy Cross Abbey, Canon City 31
St. Benedict's Monastery, Snowmass 33
Connecticut
Convent of St. Birgitta, Darien 35
Delaware
A. Felix duPont Memorial House, Rehoboth Beach 37
District of Columbia
St. Anselm's Abbey, Washington 41
Florida
Holy Name Monastery, St. Leo 43
St. Leo Abbey, St. Leo 45
Georgia
Convent of St. Helena, Augusta 47
Monastery of Our Lady of the Holy Spirit, Conyers 49
Hawaii
St. Isaac's Hermitage, Mountain View 51
Idaho
Marymount Hermitage, Mesa 53
Illinois
Bethlehem House, Chicago 55
Chicago Priory of Christ the King, Chicago 57
Monastery of the Holy Cross, Chicago 59
Priory of St. Benedict, Chicago 63
St. Benedict Abbey, Bartonville 67
Indiana
St. Meinrad Archabbey Guest House, St. Meinrad 69
Iowa
Mississippi Abbey, Dubuque 71
New Melleray Abbey, Peosta 73
Kansas
St. Benedict's Abbey Guest House, Atchison 75
Kentucky
Abbey of Gethsemani, Trappist 77
Louisiana
St. Joseph Abbey, St. Benedict 79
Maine
Bay View Villa, Saco 81
Maryland
All Saints Convent, Catonsville 83
Annunciation Monastery, Catonsville 85
Sanctuary House, Cambridge 87
Massachusetts
Emery House, West Newbury 89
Glastonbury Abbey, Hingham 91
Monastery of St. Mary and St. John, Cambridge 93
St. Benedict Abbey, Still River 95
St. Joseph's Abbey, Spencer 97
St. Margaret's Convent, Roxbury 99
St. Marina's Guest House and Bertram Conference Center, Duxbury 101
St. Scholastica Priory and St. Mary's Monastery, Petersham 103
Michigan
Dormition of the Mother of God Orthodox Monastery, Rives Junction 105
St. Augustine's House, Oxford 107
St. Gregory's Abbey, Three Rivers 109
Minnesota
St. John's Abbey, Collegeville 111
Skete of the Resurrection of Christ, Minneapolis 113
Mississippi
St. Augustine Retreat Center, Bay St. Louis 115
Missouri
Assumption Abbey, Ava 117
Queen of Heaven Solitude, Marionville 119
Vision of Peace Hermitages, Pevely 121
Montana
Living Water Contemplative Center, Sheridan 123
Nebraska
Christ the King Priory, St. Benedict Center, Schuyler 125
Nevada
Wellspring Retreat House, Boulder City 127
New Hampshire
Star Island, Portsmouth 129
New Jersey
Convent of St. John Baptist and St. Marguerite's House, Mendham 133
St. Mary's Abbey Retreat Center, Morristown 135
New Mexico
Monastery of Christ in the Desert, Abiquiu 137
Our Lady of Guadalupe Benedictine Abbey, Pecos 139
New York
Abbey of the Genesee, Piffard 141
Convent of St. Helena, Vails Gate 143
Holy Cross Monastery, West Park 145
House of the Redeemer, New York City 147
Little Portion Friary, Mt. Sinai 149
Mount Saviour Monastery, Pine City 151
New Skete Monastery, Cambridge 155
St. Cuthbert's House and St. Aidan's House, Brewster 159
St. Hilda's House, New York City 161
St. Margaret's House, New Hartford 163
St. Mary's Convent, Peekskill 165
The Leo House, New York City 167
Transfiguration Monastery, Windsor 169
North Carolina
New Creation Monastery, Boonville 171
The Summit, Brown Summit 173
North Dakota
Assumption Abbey, Richardton 177
Ohio
St. Andrew Svorad Abbey, Cleveland 179
Oklahoma
Osage Monastery, Sand Springs 183
Oregon
Trappist Abbey of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Lafayette 185
Pennsylvania
Community of Celebration, Aliquippa 187
Pendle Hill, Wallingford 191
Regina Mundi Priory, Devon 195
St. Emma Monastery and Retreat House, Greensburg 199
St. Margaret's House, Philadelphia 203
Rhode Island
Portsmouth Abbey, Portsmouth 205
St. Paul's Priory, Newport 207
South Carolina
Mepkin Abbey, Moncks Corner 211
South Dakota
Blue Cloud Abbey Retreat Center, Marvin 213
Tennessee
St. Mary's Retreat and Conference Center, Sewanee 215
Texas
Monastery of the Four Evangelists, Houston 217
Mount Carmel Center, Dallas 219
Utah
Abbey of Our Lady of the Holy Trinity, Huntsville 221
Vermont
Monastery of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Westfield 223
Weston Priory, Weston 225
Virginia
Holy Cross Abbey, Berryville 227
Mary Mother of the Church Abbey, Richmond 231
Washington
Holden Village, Chelan 233
Kairos House of Prayer, Spokane 237
St. Placid Priory, Lacey 239
West Virginia
Good Counsel Friary, Morgantown 241
Wisconsin
Holy Hill, Hubertus 245
Mary's Margin, Mukwonago 247
Monastery of St. Benedict Center, Middleton 249
Wyoming
San Benito Monastery, Dayton 253
Canada
Alberta
St. John's Priory, Edmonton 257
British Columbia
The Prince of Peace Priory, Chemainus 259
Manitoba
Our Lady of the Prairies Abbey, Holland 261
New Brunswick
Trappistines, Abbaye Notre-Dame de l'Assomption, Rogersville 263
Newfoundland
The Recluse Sisters, St. John's 265
Nova Scotia
Bethany Place, Digby 267
Ontario
Crieff Hills Community, Puslinch 269
Holy Cross Priory, Toronto 271
St. John's Convent, Willowdale 273
Prince Edward Island
Mount St. Mary's, Charlottetown 275
Quebec
Auberge de la Basilique, Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre 277
Abbaye Cistercienne d'Oka, Oka 279
Abbaye Saint-Benoit-du-Lac, Saint-Benoit-du-Lac 281
Abbaye Sainte-Marie-des Deux-Montagnes, Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac 283
Les Recluses Missionnaires, Lafontaine 285
Les Recluses Missionnaires, Montreal 287
Saskatchewan
St. Peter's Abbey, Muenster 289
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