"Preached" retreats are more interactive and less "preachy" than this customary nomenclature suggests! Usually spanning a weekend (sometimes a few weekdays), these retreats are led by a "retreat master" who offers a series of "conferences" or talks following some kind of theme. You'll find our 2021 offerings below. The requested donation covers room, board, and conferences. To make reservations, click on the links below, or call 661 944-2178, or email

Please be aware, given our remote location, internet service is unreliable.  Sometimes the internet may not work, or it may be slow.  Please do not count on internet service being available according to your plans.  In addition, only AT&T and TMobile provide reception, while other mobile carriers do not provide reception at the Abbey. 

We thank you for your support during these difficult times. God bless.

Due to the ongoing effects of COVID-19, the remainder of this year's retreats are listed as tentative dates. We will be confirming each month's retreats as the year goes on. Please be aware that dates are subject to change due to the pandemic. We will post the latest retreat updates on our website "Retreats" page or our "Home" page.

Please note: At this time, proof of COVID-19 vaccinations are required for any "in-house" retreat stays. For those who choose to opt-out, please know that we are doing our best to continue offering some retreats online via ZOOM.

Your support during this time is sincerely appreciated. May God bless you all.

For any questions or more information please call our retreat office at 661-944-2178 or email



Click on the Retreat title below for further details and to Register.
*Day retreats in orange
Spanish and bilingual retreats in italics

12 Release –Renew–Reinvent Cancelled

18 – 21 Still Full of Sap, Still Green: A Spirituality of Aging Full
29 – 31 Love Was His Meaning: The Spirituality of Julian Norwich  Cancelled

8 – 11 Guess What’s Coming For Dinner!: A Cooking Retreat/Workshop Full
24 – 26 Thanksgiving at Valyermo Full
27 Taller Adviento en Español Cancelled
29 –12/3 Mysticism of Teilhard de Chardin Cancelled
29-12/3 God is Love at the Heart of All Creation Full

14 Release –Renew–Reinvent Cancelled
24 – 26 Christmas at Valyermo Full

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