920 East Alhambra Road Alhambra, California, 91801
Aug 26 - 28 2022
Carmelite Spirituality Retreat
This Carmelite Spirituality Retreat is open to men and women! It begins on Friday evening and goes into Sunday mid-morning. It is led by a priest retreat master speaking at five conferences and he will also be available for confession. Meanwhile the Carmelite Sisters will lead prayers such as Night Prayer, meditative reflection periods, and the Rosary. All periods between activities will maintain a silent environment intended to support your interior intimacy with Jesus while mealtime conferences help supplement conference material.
We follow County of Los Angeles Public Health guidelines. At this time, we are not requiring Indoor Masks.
If you have any questions, please contact us at (626) 289-1353 x2203
Private Room / Private Bath
Fr. Matthias of the Immaculate Heart, O.C.D.
Fr. Matthias of the Immaculate Heart is a Discalced Carmelite Friar, originally from the forests of Washington State. After college, Fr. Matthias happily labored as a full time Youth/Young Adult Ministry Coordinator while playing in the Catholic Rock Band (yes…) “The Thirsting.” After becoming a Friar, he attended Mt. Angel Seminary, completing an MA Thesis on the universal call to contemplation informed by Carmelite Spirituality He is vocation director and postulant master for the Discalced Carmelite Friars of the California-Arizona Province of St. Joseph, currently living at Mount St. Joseph Carmelite Monastery in San Jose, CA.