Retreat houses around Long Island
The places to go for silent reflection range from a magnificent mansion run by Jesuit priests to a small but homey residence in Mount Sinai hosted by friars. While most of the retreats are based in a particular religion, they are open to all.
"We have such a noisy culture," says Sister Margaret Rohde, director of Cenacle Retreat Center in Ronkonkoma. "Silence is a way to connect with our deepest self."
If you're ready to enter a world of no chatter, here are some options.
Cenacle Retreat Center 310 Cenacle Rd. Ronkonkoma Located in Suffolk County, New York ...
Cormaria Retreat House Religious institution 77 Bay St. Sag Harbor Retreat house in Suffolk County, NY ...
Global Harmony House 46 S. Middle Neck Rd. Great Neck Located in Nassau County, New York ...
Science of Spirituality Meditation Center 79 County Line Rd. Amityville Organization committed to spirituality based on meditation and service to others. ...