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Graymoor Spiritual Life Center

Graymoor Spiritual Life Center

Since they opened their Spiritual Life Center at Graymoor in 1970, the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement have offered people of many different religious traditions and all walks of life an opportunity to slow down and encounter the Spirit in their lives.

Graymoor Spiritual Life Center Visitor Center
Spiritual Life Center, Graymoor
Garrison, New York

The Graymoor Spiritual Life Center offers a year-round schedule of weekend, weekday, and evening retreats and programs designed for both groups and individuals, including married couples, seniors, young adults, clergy, and men and women in recovery. Others focus on specific topics that meet proven needs — e.g., spirituality of the twelve steps, what Christians can learn from the insights and practices of Buddhists, etc.

The Center also hosts meetings, conferences, and days of renewal for parish and church groups, high school and college students, and denominational and interreligious organizations. It provides chapel space, meeting rooms, dining facilities, and overnight accommodations.

The Center is also the location for weekly holy hours and Centering Prayer experiences and regular AA, NA, Alanon, and Recovery, Inc., meetings.

The Graymoor Spiritual Life Center is located at 1320 Route 9 in Garrison, NY, five miles north of Peekskill, NY, and 13 miles south of I-84. Take MetroNorth's Hudson River Line from Grand Central (or 125th Street) to Peekskill, taxi from Peekskill to Graymoor. Driving Directions >>


Sun., Jan. 18 –Sun., Jan. 25

The Franciscan Friars and Sisters of the Atonement are dedicated to prayer for Christian Unity. This special time in the life of the Church will be celebrated at Graymoor in a variety of ways.

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Fri., Jan. 30 – Sun., Feb. 1

A retreat that brings together alcoholic men in recovery to share in prayer and reflection to further open the spiritual path to recovery. The retreat is based upon the spirituality of Alcoholics Anonymous.

Fri., Feb. 6 – Sun., Feb. 8

A retreat for women in recovery with emphasis on enhancing their spirituality and sober way of life. It is intended to foster spiritual recovery as suggested by AA’s 12 step recovery program.

Fri., Feb. 13 – Sun., Feb. 15

$250 single occupancy, $200 per person, double occupancy

In collaboration with the Appalachian Mountain Club, this program provides participants an opportunity to fully experience the spirit of nature while relaxing the mind. It will include social interaction, nature education, and instill a sense of gratitude for our healthy beings. (space limited)

Fri., Feb. 20 – Sun., Feb. 22

(Surviving Our Alcoholic Relationships

A weekend for those in relationship with an alcoholic focusing on spirituality and the Al-Anon program.

Fri., Mar. 6 – Sun., Mar. 8

A weekend for men and women
recovering from drug addiction; named for the “Junkie Priest,” the late Father Dan Egan. SA.



Upcoming Graymoor Spiritual Life Center Events >>

View our 2015 Retreat Schedule including details regarding registration, rates and accommodations >>

Pre-Register For a Retreat Online >>

Print a PDF Copy of the 2015 Retreat Schedule >>

View a List of 2015 Recovery Retreats >>

For more information about the Graymoor Spiritual Life Center and its programs and availability, call (845) 424-3671 Ext. 2111, email

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