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Mariandale Retreat and Conference Center Announces New Director

Dr. Fred Herron has been hired as the Executive Director of the Mariandale Retreat and Conference Center. Fred has been serving as the Chairperson of the Religious Studies Department at Fontebonne Hall Academy in Brooklyn. He directed religious education for the U.S. Coast Guard and assisted in the development of the adult formation program at St. Clare's parish on Staten Island. He was the director of Mount Manresa Retreat Center on Staten Island. He is also an adjunct instructor at St. John's University. He brings a wide range of experiences and knowledge to Mariandale, a sponsored ministry of the Dominican Sisters of Hope.

Lenten Taize Prayer at Mariandale

– Wednesdays during Lent, 7:00 to 8:00 pm. Come join us in an ecumenical evening prayer service modeled upon those designed by the Interdenominational Christian community of Taize, France. These sacred candlelight services include beautiful seasonal chants, sacred readings, generous time of silence for personal reflection, and prayer of intercession. Wednesdays: February 25, March 4, 11, 18, 25, April 1

Diarmuid O' Murchu Retreat April 7 to 9

GOSPEL INCLUSIVITY; A CHALLENGE FOR THE CHURCH The Gospel knows no outsiders - everyone is welcomed in, yet none of the Christian churches fully embrace or endorse this ideal. So, the challenge continues to engage us all as we seek to build a more inclusive Church for the 21st century. Come, explore with evolutionary and cutting edge thinker, Diarmuid O’Murchu, as challenges us to grasp the fullness of the Gospel message.Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 12:00 noon, lunch – Thursday, April 9, 1:00 pm Fee: $250 - $275 (as you are able); Commuter: $150 - $175 (as you are able)

See Our Current Brochures Online!

Our Spring and Summer 2015 brochures are available in a printer-friendly PDF format.

Summer Retreats 2015
Summer Retreats 2015


Winter / Spring 2015
Winter / Spring 2015