Oh come, let us worship and bow down; let us kneel before the Lord, our Maker!

~Ps. 95:6

These are our rules and guidelines for all visitors, guests, and conventions:

Individual overnight retreats are for female individuals only. Males desiring to register for an overnight retreat at the convent must, at all times, be accompanied by either their priest, wife, mother, daughter (21 or older), or sister (21 or older).

 

Dress Code

You are visiting a Convent, if you wish to enter the holy grounds, you should be dressed appropriately:
+ Women are asked to dress modestly, without excessive makeup or accessories skirts must be well below the knees; shorts are prohibited, as well as short-skirts, tight skirts, tight jeans, sleeveless blouses, and tank-tops.
+ Men are asked to wear pants and proper shirts at all times. T-Shirts are permitted. Shorts are prohibited.
+Children of all ages should be dressed appropriately. Shorts are prohibited for all children.

General conduct on the premises

+ Always walk quietly and maintain a low speaking volume at all times.
+ Females and males should at no time be alone in a secluded place together.
+ Use of the swimming pool is prohibited.
+ Children are to be attended to at all times.
+ Absolutely no recreational activities on the convent grounds (i.e. soccer, bicycle…)
+ Use of cigarettes, drugs, and alcohol is strictly forbidden.

Animals/Pets

+ Pets are not allowed on the convent premises.

Overnight Stay

+ All retreatants must bring their own bed sheets (twin), pillow case, and towels.
+ The Retreat House observes quiet time from 10PM to 4AM, during this time, no one is to be outside of their rooms.
+ Please ask permission should you like to move any furniture in the rooms.
+ Please do not eat or drink in the rooms.
+ We turn off lights and air conditioning for heating and cooling when not in room.
+ Cleaning products are under the sink in every room, please leave the room as clean and tidy as you received it.
+ Females are prohibited from entering in the boy’s dorm area and vice versa.

General conduct during worship

+ All prayers must be attended. No Loitering during hours of prayer.
+ Women’s heads must be covered at all times when in church.
+ Photographing and videotaping is not permitted.

Dining Hall

+ Prayers must be said before meals.
+ Dinning Hall must be cleaned after every meal.
+ All chairs brought outside must be returned, after use.
+ Do not leave any garbage outside or throw anything in the lake.

Retreat Termination or Permanent Ban Will Occur if You or Your Group:

  1. Damages, defaces or removes any convent property;
  2. Fails to comply with the convent rules and guidelines;
  3. Causes disturbance;
  4. Makes use of cigarettes, alcohol or drugs on the property.