Fordham University            The Jesuit University of New York


“Prayer for me is always a prayer full of memory, of recollection, even the memory of my own history …  But above all, I know that the Lord remembers me. I can forget about him, but I know that he never, ever forgets me.”    —Pope Francis

January 8-10, 2015
Mariandale Retreat and Conference Center in Ossining, NY

What happens...
The beginning of a new year presents an ideal time to stop and to reflect back on the year that has passed and to recall God’s activinty in your life.

This Ignatian retreat is a time for prayer and reflection that helps us to recall God’s love and fidelity, even though we may forget God at times. 
The retreat takes place in an atmosphere of silence.  There will be an opportunity to meet with a director.

The retreat begins Thursday, January 8th at 6pm with dinner and ends Saturday, January 10th after lunch.
All meals/linens are provided.  You need only bring comfortable clothes and your desire to spend some time with God.

Who goes...

Administrators, faculty, staff, and graduate students are invited to ‘unplug’ and to come away for some days of quiet and reflection.

Where is it...

Situated amid 56 acres of lawns, gardens, and woodland overlooking the Hudson River in Ossining, NY, Mariandale Retreat and Conference Center, run by the Dominican Sisters of Hope, has been a sacred place for thousands of men and women to pause in their busy lives.

Accessible by train and car (free parking on-site)

Healthy meals and private rooms are provided.

How much does it cost...
$125 - $150 (As you are able –limited assistance available)
Please don't let cost deter you from participating.  If cost is a concern, please contact us.

Please consider coming away to reconnect with nature, with God, and with your true self!

For more information and to register, contact
Joan Cavanagh:, 914-367-3420, or
Carol Cibney:, 718-817-4518


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