Guidance and Retreat:

Places for Spiritual Direction, Discernment and Retreat

There are many local Episcopal options for spiritual discernment and formation outside of the Church of the Redeemer. These include:

  • The Society of Saint John the Evangelist (Cambridge and Newbury) SSJE is an Episcopal monastery which provides retreat space, educational programming called Monastic Wisdom, worship services following the monastic hours, and spiritual direction.
  • Adelynrood (Byfield) A retreat center owned and operated by the Society of the Companions of the Holy Cross, an Episcopal order of women, it is located 40 miles north of Boston and provides private rooms for self-directed retreat, as well as lodging for facilitated conferences and workshops.
  • Sisters of St. Margaret (Duxbury) The Sisters of St. Margaret, an Episcopal convent offer conference center space.
  • Bethany House/Sisters of St. Anne (Arlington) Bethany House, a ministry of hospitality and prayer with the Sisters of the Order of St. Anne-Bethany, is a place for individuals and groups to explore and deepen their relationship with God through offerings such as Spiritual Direction, Quiet Days, Refreshment Days and workshops, Retreats for groups and congregations, Facilitation for parish forums, colleague and leadership groups, sabbatical consultations, Meeting space and hospitality, Daily worship with the sisters and Bethany House of Prayer evening Eucharist, Groups on prayer, poetry, the environment

Photo of the gate into Bethany House-Arlington.

Seeking guidance from someone at the Redeemer?

Contact the Rev. Margery Kennelly.