“ New & Eternal: The Mass as the School of Contemplation ”
Sponsored by the Lay Carmelites of WA & BC
Led by: Fr. Christopher LaRocca, OCD
October 2 - 4
Private Room: $250.00 Total
Shared Room (with friend or family member): $210 Total per person

This silent retreat will draw the faithful into a deeper awareness and participation
of the Sacred Mysteries. A personal encounter and experience of the
Holy Communion of Divine Life
Holy Communion of Divine Love.

This retreat is sponsored by the Lay Carmelites of Washington & British Columbia.

Fr. Christopher LaRocca, OCD, was ordained on July 12, 1997 by Bishop Carlos Savilla, SJ. His priesthood journey has led him into different roles such as Pastor, Novice Master, Student Master, and Regional Superior, and into different parishes in Arizona, California, Oregon, Washington, and Uganda, Africa.


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.