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We can be your escape from hectic urban life — a special place to experience serenity and spirituality in our welcoming rural home, for a day, a week or a month.

Design Your Own Sabbatical

Are you looking for a place to study, needing space to write? Exhausted by the busyness of life in your ministry or your career? Or perhaps you’re just at a low place in your life and need time to recharge. This is a wonderful place to find your center again…

Threads of Creation: A Bobbin Lace Retreat

Each summer this special retreat recaptures the beauty and contemplation of bobbin lacemaking, as was practiced by our first Sisters 370 years ago in France.

2017 Theological Institute: God in an Evolving Cosmos

Register now for the July 13-16 program by Dr. Gloria Schaab, professor of systematic theology at Barry University in Miami. The annual residential program will explore what an evolutionary view of the cosmos may reveal about the Living God and the relationship between God and the world.

For the Love of Quilting

Whether you’re experienced or just learning to quilt, a weekend quilting retreat at Manna House is the ideal place to focus. You can spend quality time quilting in a relaxed and enjoyable place, and learn new techniques from master quilters!

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Retreats & Workshops

From quilting and bobbin lacemaking, to journaling and spirituality, our wide variety of offerings throughout the year focuses on helping you find peace and joy in your life.

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Our Facility

Resident students, overnight quests, those attending private gatherings or embarking on individual sabbaticals... Our home offers comfort, warmth and all the modern amenities.

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Our Services

Our staff has the expertise and experience to meet your spiritual needs — in youth and parish services, individual spiritual direction and other mobile retreats and workshops.

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Support Our Ministries

We are called to respond to the material and spiritual needs of contemporary society, and your generous gifts help make all our ministries possible.