Group Retreats

Daylesford Abbey’s Spirituality Center provides a magnificent site for your unique retreat or event. The Spirituality Center welcomes people of all faith denomination, spiritualities and prayer groups, as well as persons of all ethnic and racial backgrounds. Special programs and retreats are scheduled throughout the year and are held during the day, in the evenings, or on weekends. We welcome outside groups to hold retreats, conference, meetings, workshop and activities on our grounds.

Please feel free to email us or call us to discuss booking your retreat!
(610) 601-8702
adr@daylesford.org

As a reflection of the spirit and charisma of St. Norbert, and as an extension of the Daylesford Abbey, the Spirituality Center of Daylesford exists to assist all in need of and longing for a deepening sense of personal and communal spirituality in a sacred environment.

The Spirituality Center is also a contemplative place of renewal for anyone who is seeking to remove themselves from the distractions of everyday life to focus and prioritize certain aspects of our lives that need attention. If you are simply looking for a place to reflect and pray, tranquil spaces are available throughout our buildings and grounds.

Groups seeking a beautiful setting to conduct their retreats come back to our center year after year to experience the beauty and tranquility of the Abbey. Whether your group is from a church, school, support group, or community group, you will be enriched by your time spent here. Your retreat could be a day, a weekend, or more. Call for more information and pricing (610-647-2530, ext. 1350).

Enjoy a wide range of amenities including:

  • Air-Conditioned Meeting Rooms
  • Single & Double Rooms
  • Elevator and Handicap Accessible Entrance
  • A Full-Service Dining Hall
  • Meals for Dietary Restrictions
  • Church and Chapels
  • Free Onsite Parking
  • Multiple Gardens for Meditation
  • Wi-Fi
  • The Abbot Killeen Library
  • Norbertine Archives (by request)
  • Private Rooms for Meditation, Confession or Counseling

Plan accommodations for any group

Whether your event is comprised of individuals, family units, or married couples, it can easily be accommodated by Daylesford Abbey’s Spirituality Center. Our quiet, comfortable lodging facilities feature both single dorm-style rooms and double occupancy rooms.

Guest Rooms Include:

  • Sheets and blankets
  • Pillows and pillowcases
  • Towels
  • Sinks & Mirrors

Retreatant Lounge Includes:

  • Alarm clocks
  • Coffee Maker
  • Coffee/Tea Supplies
  • Electric Tea Kettle
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Paper Products
  • Refrigerator
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • Toaster

Conference & Meeting Facilities

With a bright and airy foyer, the Spirituality Center is welcoming to guests, The expansive building contains our Main Church, two Chapels, five conference rooms, a private dining room serviced by a professional chef, and The Abbot Killeen Library with multiple computers. Multimedia equipment and Wi-Fi are presentations is also readily available in this Center. Outside, visitors can enjoy meditation gardens, Stations of the Cross and easy access to the rest of the grounds.

Our Conference facilities are ideal for daily retreats, conferences, meetings, or other event activities.

Chapter Room

FACTS:

  • Meeting capacity: 100
  • Air conditioned
  • Wi-Fi & multimedia equipment
  • White Board
  • Sink with water filter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Atrium

FACTS:

  • Meeting capacity: 100
  • Air conditioned
  • Wi-Fi & multimedia equipment
  • Sink with water filter
  • Fireplace

 

 

Neitzel Room

FAST FACTS:

  • Meeting capacity: 15
  • Air conditioned
  • Wi-Fi & multimedia equipment
  • White Board
  • Sink with water filter

Pennings Room

FACTS:

  • Meeting capacity: 20
  • Air conditioned
  • Wi-Fi & multimedia equipment
  • White Board
  • Sink with water filter

 

 

Lisieux Room

Facts:

  • Meeting capacity: 6
  • Air conditioned
  • Wi-Fi

Abbey Dining Room

The Abbey dining room is our main dining area. It is configured for up to 110 visitors to enjoy family-style meals. Our chefs prepare delicious, home-cooked food every day and always take great care with individual guests’ dietary restrictions. Depending on a group’s needs, buffet-style banquet hall and a choice of hot or continental breakfast for our overnight groups.

FACTS:

  • Dining capacity: 100+
  • Banquet-style
  • Special dietary needs accommodated

PROVIDE A SIMPLE & PRAYERFUL ENVIRONMENT

Our Spirituality Center has common areas for group prayer, Our Lady of the Assumption Church, Divine Word Chapel and the Blessed Sacrament Chapel to choose from, your group can hold Mass or Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament at any time.

Surround Your Guests With Beauty

The Daylesford Abbey Spirituality Center’s 80-acre grounds add a new spiritual dimension to your retreat or event experience. Filled with Stations of the Crosswalks, outdoor works of art, holy shrines, a pond, a springhouse, and more, our estate is a woodland sanctuary that inspires deep reflection.

Church & Chapels

Our Lady of the Assumption Church

Divine Word Chapel

Blessed Sacrament Chapel

Abbey Grounds

80 acres of beautiful land

Hill of the Cross

The Heil Garden

The Mary Garden

Stations of the Cross Garden

The Meditation Garden