Where Miracles Happen

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Holy Name Passionist Retreat Center exists to provide hospitality, healing, compassion, and opportunities for spiritual growth for all people.

To Be Inspired 1957!

Journey back to 1957 and catch a glimpse of  ‘Where Miracles Happen’. 

Be sure to save the date for our 75th anniversary celebration January 2, 2022.

From Kate's Blog

Feast of the Archangels

What a glorious day we had here at the retreat center!! The amazing staff and friends of the center got together for mass and a processional blessing of the center.

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Grateful

Sunday, March 7, 2021, we had the distinct pleasure of hosting Cardinal DiNardo and the archdiocesan choir for the Presbyteral ordination of Father Nicolas Divine, CP. The new Passionist Priest

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Feast of the Archangels

What a glorious day we had here at the retreat center!! The amazing staff and friends of the center got together for mass and a processional blessing of the center.

Read More »

Grateful

Sunday, March 7, 2021, we had the distinct pleasure of hosting Cardinal DiNardo and the archdiocesan choir for the Presbyteral ordination of Father Nicolas Divine, CP. The new Passionist Priest

Read More »

Happy 74th Anniversary!!

In 1947, 74 years ago today, the members of the Passionist Congregation walked onto this “Holy Ground” as owners for the first time! January 3rd, the feast of The Holy

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Abundant Gratitude.

Thank you!! I am always amazed at the generous support of this holy place! Our gala was a virtual success!  We highlighted Holy Name’s mission, celebrated the Passionist Congregation, and

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The Passionists 300 Jubileum Renewing Our Mission

3 Nails

J+M+J THEN THEY CRUCIFIED HIM. (St. Mark 15, 24). This one sentence of four simple words is used by St. Mark to express the greatest act of love, the Passion of Christ. At that moment, three nails were driven into the body of JESUS leaving nail marks that remained even after the Resurrection. Lent 2021 arrives in the midst of our extended Lent of 2020 caused by the pandemic. How will we “celebrate” Lent this year? What will you do differently? I recall my Catholic school days when Sister Anicetta, F.S.S.J., the cafeteria manageress at Mater Dolorosa School, served fish cakes and homemade French fries every Friday, Lent or not. So, it wasn’t the menu that made the Lenten Friday after Ash Wednesday nor any other Friday in Lent unique. Rather, after lunch on that particular Friday of the “porch “ of Lent, Father Pastor came over to School to preside over the blessing of carpenter nails. Each student received three nails as a reminder of the nails that pierced the Precious Body of Christ. Students were instructed to carry these three nails on his or her person for all 40 days of Lent as a visual reminder of the

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Reflections from Within

Detached and Generous!

A Thankful Heart provides More  of an Awareness on What we Have than on what we don’t! This disposition is fertile for staying in tune with our Father’s  Will at all times!

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A Continual Harvest!

Gratitude is a power and force that never wanes or subsides! It is an frame of mind that focuses on the positive, and enables us to Give Thanks ALWAYS…. regardless

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Heaven Sent!

When we approach God in Praise and Thanksgiving we are an open vessel for  ALL He Offers and Provides! We are then able to approach the day rejuvenated and inspired as

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Detached and Generous!

A Thankful Heart provides More  of an Awareness on What we Have than on what we don’t! This disposition is fertile for staying in tune with our Father’s  Will at all times!

Read More »

A Continual Harvest!

Gratitude is a power and force that never wanes or subsides! It is an frame of mind that focuses on the positive, and enables us to Give Thanks ALWAYS…. regardless

Read More »

Heaven Sent!

When we approach God in Praise and Thanksgiving we are an open vessel for  ALL He Offers and Provides! We are then able to approach the day rejuvenated and inspired as

Read More »

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