Mary & Joseph Retreat Center

5300 Crest Road, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
(310) 377-4867
(310) 541-1176
Sydne Yanko-Jongbloed  Ext. 258 Email
Conference Coordinator
Marlene Velazquez  
Ext. 234Email
Hospitality Coordinator 


Upcoming Events for 2016 & 2017

Ongoing Programs: 

Centering Prayer Group
Greg Johnson & Herb Kaighan             
2nd & 4th Wednesday of each month, 7:30 to 9:00 pm
Dinner & A Movie
First Thursday of February, May, August & November of 2017
Appetizers at 6:00 pm; Dinner at 6:30 pm; Movie at 7:30 pm

Wednesday Readers Book Club
2nd Wednesday of each month at 5:00 pm
Women In Recovery Weekend Retreat    
John McAndrew, MA, MDiv

If Nothing Changes, Nothing Changes...                
7:00pm Friday, February 24 to 1:30pm Sunday, February 26, 2017
March 2017:
A Film Event:  “Come Walk with Me” ~ Phil’s Camino       
Annie O’Neil, Director/Producer

Saturday, March 4, 2:00 to 5:00pm
Healing Presence in the Workplace
Pamela Davidson, PhD; Johanna Hollowich, MS; Fr. Thomas Kelly
Saturday, March 11, 9:00am to 4:00pm
St. Patrick’s Day Dinner & Celebration

Sunday, March 12, 2017
4:30pm Mass; 5:30pm Appetizers; 6:30pm Dinner
5 Day Retreat      Fr. Laurence Gallagher, C.Ss.R.
The Changing Seasons of Our Spirituality
10:00 am Monday, March 13 thru 1:30 pm Friday, March 17, 2017
Spiritual Awakening: The Promise of the 12-Step Process
Herb Kaighan, Spiritual Director
Saturday, March 18, 1:00 to 5:00pm
The Labyrinth: Finding Grace by Walking in Circles  Sue Ballotti
Saturday, March 25, 9:00am to 3:00pm
April 2017:
Somos Hijos/Hijas de Dios,  Bendecidos Abundantemente
Jenny Oceg
ueda, MA
Sábado 1 de Abril, 9:00am to 3:30pm
Easter Sunday Brunch
Sunday, April 16, 2017  10:00am - 12:30pm
May 2017:
Receiving Abundant Grace              
Rev. Jim Clarke, PhD, Director of Evangelization, LA Archdiocese

7:00pm Friday, May 5 to 1:30pm Sunday, May 7 

Mother’s Day Brunch
 Sunday, May 14, 2017  10:00am - 12:30pm
What’s A Mother To Do?
Anne Hansen, MA                                                   
Saturday, May 20, 9:00am to 3:00pm

June 2017:
Discovering the Landscape of Your Soul   Carol Quinlivan, CSJ
Saturday, June 3, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

July 2017:
5-Day Women’s Retreat:
In God’s Grace We Bloom On and On               

Wendy Rappé, MA; Sue Ballotti; Julia Costello, DMJ; Erica Wall, MA
6:30pm Friday, July 14 to 1:30pm Wednesday, July 19
 August 2017:
8-Day Silent, Guided Directed Retreat   
Wendy Rappé, MA Directors: TBD
6:30pm Sunday, August 6 to 1:30pm Sunday, August 13

If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to call Marlene Velazquez at (310) 377-4867 Ext. 234 or you can e-mail to Marlene .
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