It is my hope to return. I feel I’ve made the start of friendships I hope to continue.

I am grateful for what I have learned each time I come here.

Love the guided retreat format.

Conferences were excellent.

The food was outstanding! Thanks to the Sisters and all the kitchen staff.

The outdoor seating area is wonderful for reflection.

Very inspirational and uplifting.

Excellent and wonderful accommodations! A great retreat week! Couldn’t be better!!!

The Sisters hospitality and warmth were welcoming. You couldn’t have done more. So happy to have made my yearly retreat here. It has been my first experience meeting the Daughters…

I was deeply touched by the gracious hospitality and care.

Thank you and I do hope that elevator comes to be in time for next year.

Excellent. Well prepared. Very Impressive

She helped me move forward with my life.


“It was wonderful to have such a peaceful place to get away and spend time with God again.”

Angela D.

“I have no words to say but thank you for such a beautiful week at the St. Joseph Retreat Center. Thank you for providing such a spiritual and restful place…


“The St. Joseph Retreat Center is a peaceful, spiritual oasis right here on Staten Island. I really enjoyed the peace and quiet, varied meals, beautiful rooms and the surroundings. The…

Father Roch Ciandella, OFM

“I would describe my experience at the St. Joseph Retreat Center as being very much at home. There is a peaceful presence and a warm, inviting atmosphere that immediately says…