Retreat Benefits

Posted Mon, 10/23/06

Having benefited from a week-long stay at the Our Lady of the Mountains Retreat House many years ago, I was particularly interested in a recent article in Yankee Magazine (titled "Seeking the Silence") describing various retreat houses in New England.

Back in 1989, I paid $100 for seven days at the retreat house, which included a private room and meals. The following list from Yankee Magazine reveals the going cost for personal retreats these days:

If you think about it, $180 per weekend is basically the financial equivalent of staying in a semi-posh hotel.