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 Silent Directed Retreat

This retreat offers an experience of rest, silence and prayer in the company of other fellow ministers. Participants are encouraged to meet daily with one of the spiritual directors. 
The retreat is a collaboration between the Office of Religious Education and the Office of Parish Life.
This experience is especially suited to adults involved in ministry, such as:
  • Parish Pastoral Associates
  • Parish Life Directors
  • Parish Business Managers
  • Parish Catechetical Leaders (PCLs)
  • Catechists/Master Catechists
  • Youth Ministers/Confirmation Coordinators
  • Liturgical Ministers
  • RCIA Team Members
  • Bible Study Leaders


2019 Silent Directed Retreat: June 23-27, 2019

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Where does the retreat take place?

The annual June silent directed retreat takes place at the Mary and Joseph Retreat Center on the Palos Verdes Peninsula. The Daughters of Mary and Joseph share their beautiful location for the use of the retreatants during this time.
Mary and Joseph Retreat Center is located at 5300 Crest Road, Rancho Palos Verdes CA 90275.

How much does the retreat cost?

The Office of Religious Education and the Office of Parish Life subsidize every registration. Each year the contributio​n is set at rates which help to offset the actual cost of the retreat.


How do I register?

You can register and pay online or mail in your check to the: 

Office of Religious Education
Attn: Silent Directed Retreat
3424 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90010-2241
Upon receipt of registration information and check, your place on the retreat will be confirmed by email. 

When do I need to arrive at the retreat center?

The retreat begins with dinner at 6pm on Sunday. It is advisable to arrive by 4pm to check in and settle in. The retreat concludes with lunch on Thursday. 


For questions about registration, please call Alvaro Pacheco at 213-637-7469. For all other questions regarding the retreat, please call Kathy Enright at 213-637-7533 or Fr. Parker Sandoval at 213-637-7652.

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