A Ministry of the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement at Graymoor
Welcome to the Holy Mountain Franciscan Retreat Center at Graymoor! We are so excited and pleased to offer a variety of programming including weekend and day retreats, Feast Day celebrations, Holy Day services, and personal opportunities for prayer and meditation. Spiritual Direction is available with Deacon Tom Rich, TSA, D. Min on Monday, and Tuesday from 10am-2pm and Joy Pellegrino, MS, MA, MS on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 10am-2pm. The Sacrament of Reconciliation is available by appointment only, please call (845) 424-3671 to make arrangements with a priest. All are invited to share our celebration of the Mass at Our Lady of the Atonement Chapel every Sunday at 11am. Our grounds are open dawn to dusk for you to explore, pray, and enjoy the beauty of the Hudson Valley. If you would like to hold your retreat, conference meeting, or special event at the Retreat Center, please call Laura at (845) 424-2111. Come visit us and experience the charism of Franciscan At-one-ment at our Holy Mountain!
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Retreats At The Holy Mountain Franciscan Retreat Center
Rediscover Unity with God and With Yourself
The Holy Mountain Franciscan Retreat Center is a ministry of the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement, a Roman Catholic religious community dedicated to the reconciliation, or at-one-ment, of people with themselves, each other, and God. The Center sponsors and hosts many retreats, conferences, days of renewal and recollection, pilgrimages, meetings and other events.
Along with hosting our own events as a ministry of the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement, we also invite groups from around the country to hold their retreats and conferences here. The Center has 85 single guest rooms. Seated dining for as many as 300; and meeting and chapel space for up to 650.
Our upcoming events!
ReCreation Day – Kayaking
Film Fest: The Zookeeper’s Wife
Your Stay At The Holy Mountain Franciscan Retreat Center
All rooms are single occupancy. Fees for a weekend retreat is $285 per person. Fees include all content of our retreat, the two overnight stays and all meals starting with Saturday’s breakfast and ending with lunch on Sunday. Midweek retreats are $250 per person and include meals from Tuesday’s dinner through Thursday’s lunch.
Pre-registration is required as retreats are limited in number of participants. The deadline for registration is one week before the retreat. Full payment is due at the time of reservation and is non-refundable or transferable. To register online for a retreat, click here.
Arrival and Departure Times:
For weekend programs, please arrive between 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM on Friday for registration in the Welcome Center on the 1st floor. Please do not arrive early as rooms and staff may not be adequately prepared at earlier times. Weekend retreats end after Sunday lunch at 12:15 PM and weekday retreats end after 12:00 PM lunch on Friday.
Graymoor is located off US Route 9 in Garrison, NY, five miles north of Peekskill, NY, and 13 miles south of I-84. Use 40 Franciscan Way, Garrison, NY 10524 for GPS assisted driving directions.
By Train: Take Metro-North’s Hudson River Line from Grand Central (or 125th Street) to Peekskill. Taxi service is available from Peekskill to Graymoor for approximately $35.
Meals and Linens
Weekend retreat fees include all content of our retreat, the two overnight stays and all meals starting with Saturday’s breakfast and ending with lunch on Sunday. Midweek retreat fees include all content of our retreat and all meals starting with Tuesday’s dinner through Friday’s lunch. The Center has vending machines with snacks and beverages but you are welcomed to bring your own and store it in our guest lounge refrigerators. Towels, linens and one pillow per bed are provided and bathrobes are recommended for shower use. Please bring your own alarm clock, any extra pillows and toiletries you may need.