San Damiano Retreat Ministry and Houses of Prayer

Retreat Houses

"Come away by yourselves to a deserted place and rest a while" (Mk 6:31). 

Arlington Retreat House

Missionhurst Mission Center

Very Rev. Anselme Malonda Nkuanga, C.I.C.M, Provincial
House of Prayer (703) 528-3800 M., Director

For information and reservations please call Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 12 noon.

Berryville Retreat House

Holy Cross Abbey Retreat House

Private retreats; limited accommodations for a maximum of 15. Weekdays or weekends are available.

Brother Stephen Maguire, O.C.S.O., Guest Master

Bristow Retreat House

Benedictine Pastoral Center

Faculty days of recollection, Confirmation, First Friday, Centering Prayer, RCIA, Parish Staff Retreats. Spiritual
Direction and day/overnight private or directed retreats. Workshops for Nurses/Health Care Providers, Ecumenical
Ministers, Catechists, and School Teachers. Variety of meeting facilities for small/large groups.

Sister Louise Dowgiallo, O.S.B., Director

McLean Retreat House

Dominican Retreat

Retreats and days of recollection for women, men, and mixed groups throughout the year except in August. Persons of all faiths welcome. Forty-one private rooms. Also available for meetings and conferences. Four Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine de Ricci.

Sister Agnes Bernadette Gott, O.P., Retreat Ministry Director


Houses of Prayer in Vienna

Mount Tabor Society, Inc.

A House of Prayer and Christian Community

Rev. Paul Wynants, C.I.C.M., Director

Diocesan Spiritual Life Center

San Damiano Spiritual Life Center in White Post

The San Damiano Spiritual Life Center offers opportunities for a wide variety of retreats and days of reflection for groups and individuals. A variety of rooms, including a chapel, a dining room, conference rooms, and bedrooms are available to guests.

Rev. Samuel Vaccarella, T.O.R.
Executive Director
John Campbell
Administrative Director