Retreat Houses

Monsignor O’Dwyer Retreat House

15523 York Road, Sparks, MD 21152
Phone: 410-472-2400. Fax: 410-472-3281
Director:  Phil Howard

We provide a comfortable and adaptive space for youth, young adult, and adult retreats ranging from 8th grade through adulthood, featuring a fully stocked chapel, state of the art audio and video technology, and plenty of meeting spaces for large and small group sessions. For smaller college and adult groups, we have a cottage with full amenities that can sleep up to 16 people. Our location is ideally suited for guests to “Come Apart and Rest Awhile” as they grow deeper in relationship to Christ. For scheduling and information about the Retreat House and our pool facilities, please call us at (410) 472-2400.  Visit their web site.

AISLING Retreat House

4800 Hoffmanville Road, Millers, MD 21102
Phone: 410-239-7138. Fax: 410-239-0094
Directors: Sr. Eileen Quinn, Sr. Cecilia Reilly
Small retreat house run by Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi; offer retreats, directed and individualized; spiritual direction; massage therapy; counseling by a licensed psychotherapist; workshops and group facilitation.

Retreat and Conference Center at Bon Secours

1525 Marriottsville Road Marriottsville, MD 21104
Phone: 410-442-3120
Director: Kevin Cassidy
Bon Secours Spiritual Center is a ministry of the Sisters of Bon Secours. The Center is fully air-conditioned with spacious and comfortable meeting rooms of various sizes, 70 individual overnight rooms with private bathrooms and a kitchen famous for its delicious, healthy and creative meals. Bon Secours offers a variety of sponsored programs, or you can arrange your own retreat or conference. We are happy to assist you making all the arrangements. The Center sits at the highest point of 313 acres of pastures and woodlands adjacent to Patapsco State Park. Gardens, walking trails, pond, large outdoor pool (in season), indoor fitness center, library and bookstore are available to guests. Visit their web site.

Francis House

2226 Maryland Avenue, Baltimore 21218
Phone: 410-235-2588
Sr. Patricia McAlpin, O.S.F. Francis House is open as a house for prayer and hospitality for individuals and groups for days of recollection and meetings.

St. Mary’s Spiritual Center

600 N. Paca Street, Baltimore 21201-1995
Phone: 410-728-6464. Fax: 410-669-8140
Director:  Rev. John McMurry, S.S.
A small urban Catholic facility located on the site of the first Catholic seminary in the United States, including the charming Old Seminary Chapel, a national historic landmark building and the first example of neo-gothic church architecture in the U.S. The center offers the following: (1) Leaders for specific workshops and one-day retreats for parish ministries and other groups. Each group may schedule a program at their parish, and this Center, or at any other suitable location. (2) One-to-one Spiritual Direction by trained and experienced directors. (3) Use of the facilities for group meetings (up to 150). (4) Progoff Intensive Journal workshops for personal and spiritual growth. (5) Other retreats and workshops designed to fit the needs of the group which wants them. A tranquil oasis in the heart of Baltimore. No overnight facilities. Call or write for a free descriptive brochure.  Visit their web site.

Our Lady’s Center (Shrine)

An Apostolate of the Laity
3301 S. Rogers Avenue, Ellicott City 21043
Phone: 410-461-5066
The purpose of the Center is to promote Marian and Eucharistic devotion. Facilities include: Outside Shrine, Stations, Memorial and mediation area.