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.

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 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.

A 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.

Whether you are an individual looking for a private retreat or 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.

Enjoy a wide range of amenities

These amenities include:

  • Air-Conditioned Meeting Rooms
  • Single & Double Rooms
  • Elevator and Handicap Accessible Entrance
  • A Full-Service Dining Hall
  • Meals for Dietary Restrictions
  • Chapels
  • Free Onsite Parking
  • Multiple Gardens for Meditation
  • Wi-Fi
  • The Abbot Killeen Library
  • Archives
  • 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.

30 Guest Rooms Include… 

  • Sheets and blankets
  • Pillows and pillowcases
  • Towels
  • Internet Access
  • 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

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

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 for presentations is also readily available in this Center. Outside, visitors can enjoy a meditation gardens, Stations of the Cross and easy access to the rest of the grounds.

Mackin Room

Facts:

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

Neitzel Room

FAST FACTS:

  • Meeting capacity: 20
  • Air conditioned
  • Wi-Fi & multimedia equipment
  • White Board
  • Coffee Maker
  • Tea Pot
  • Sink
  • Counters
  • Mini Fridge

 

Pennings

FACTS:

  • Meeting capacity: 20
  • Air conditioned
  • Wi-Fi & multimedia equipment
  • White Board
  • Coffee Maker
  • Tea Pot
  • Sink

 

Chapter Room

FACTS:

  • Meeting capacity: 100
  • Air conditioned
  • Wi-Fi & multimedia equipment
  • White Board
  • Coffee Maker
  • Tea Pot
  • Sink

 

Atrium

FACTS:

  • Meeting capacity: 100
  • Air conditioned
  • Wi-Fi & multimedia equipment
  • Sink
  • Counter
  • Fireplace

Abbey DINING HALL

Abbey dining room is our main dining area. It is configured for up to 150 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: 150
  • 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

Malvern Retreat House’s tranquil 125-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, and more, our estate is a woodland sanctuary that inspires deep reflection.

ABBEY GROUNDS

  • 80 acres of beautiful land
  • Hill of the Cross
  • The Heil Garden
  • The Mary Garden
  • Stations of the Cross Garden