“ Living the Joyful Mysteries in our Priesthood ”
2020 Annual Retreat for Priests
Led by: Fr. Gary Zender, Fr. Kevin Moran, Fr. Jim Lee, Fr. Tom Vandenberg & Fr. Mike McDermott
January 13 - 17
Event Fee: $790.00 Per Person

As part of his responsibility for spiritual formation, each priest is required to make an annual retreat of up to five days. To assist him, the Archdiocese of Seattle offers an annual retreat for priests.


  • “Annunciation of Our Lord” - Fr Gary Zender

  • “The Visitation” - Fr Kevin Moran

  • “Incarnation” (Birth of Jesus) - Fr Jim Lee

  • “The Presentation of Infant Jesus” - Fr. Tom Vandenberg

  • “The Finding of Jesus” - Fr Mike McDermott

Fr. Gary Zender (L), Fr. Kevin Moran (C) and Fr. Jim Lee (R)

Fr. Tom Vandenberg (L) and Fr. Mike McDermott (R)


Our guestrooms have one queen or double sized bed per room. Rooms are simply furnished with bedding, towels, and soap as well as a Bible and crucifix.


Registration includes all presentations, six meals, and two nights in a comfortable room with private bath. Scholarships are available. Retreat payments are non-refundable.


On the first evening of your retreat, you are welcome to arrive any time between 4:00pm and 6:00pm. The retreat will officially begin with dinner at 6:00pm. The retreat will conclude at 1:00pm on the last day of your retreat, following lunch.


Special dietary requirements will be gladly met if you make your needs known to our kitchen staff. A guest fridge is also available for guest use in the Dining Room.


A computer with internet access is open for use in our lobby, and WiFi is available throughout the building.


Help is available 24 hours a day. Our staff or retreat volunteers are eager to assist you throughout your stay. Coffee, tea, and fresh baked cookies are offered 24/7 in the Dining Room. Our Chapel is always open, giving you a quiet place for prayer and reflection any time of the day or night.