Retreat House and La Verna

conference spacesCONFERENCE SPACES:

The Portiuncula Center for Prayer has comfortable, air-conditioned meeting rooms and breakout rooms ideal for retreat groups as small as 2 or as large as 50.  Media equipment includes LCD projector, DVD/Video players and monitors, CD/IPOD players, and microphone system. Meetings room rates are $20 per person with an additional charge for beverage services. No additional fee is charged for audiovisual equipment.  Free Wi-Fi is available to all guests.




The Motherhouse for the Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart has a large auditorium able to accommodate up to 250 people.   The Assisi Center is able to accommodate up to 40 individuals. Media equipment and WiFi are available for both areas.


Our Center has 31 clean, simple bedrooms to comfortably accommodate up to 50 overnight retreat guests. Each room has individually controlled air-conditioning. Some of the rooms have private bath facilities; other rooms with single and double occupancy share centrally located bath facilities. Double occupancy is $53 a person per night; Single occupancy is $65 per night.





Accommodations at La Verna (located in the Motherhouse for the Franciscan Sisters) are 10 rooms with private bathrooms and access to a large community room which includes a kitchenette, seating area, WiFi, television, and fireplace.  Retreat guests have access to the library, chapel, and courtyard. Rate is $65 per night.

dining areaDINING AREA: Our warm, attractive dining room comfortably seats 50. Home-cooked, cafeteria-style meals focusing on light, heart-healthy menus are featured. Special meals including gluten free, vegan, and vegetarian can be accommodated with advance notice. Meal costs are Full Breakfast: $8.00; Continental Breakfast: $6.00; $Lunch: $10.00; Dinner: $12.00.  There is an additional $2.00 fee for special meals.

Guests at La Verna may have meals in the main dining room. Arrangements are made at the time you schedule your retreat.

GIFT SHOP: Open every day is our gift-shop-1
charming gift shop. Avail yourself of
the opportunity to pick up a good book,
a meditation CD, a Franciscan medal, a card
and other inspirational gifts.