• Peace Within and All Around
    Peace Within and All Around
  • Tranquility of Surroundings
    Tranquility of Surroundings

WHY A RETREAT?

St. Ignatius was clear on the nature of the Spiritual Exercises and their benefits. By the term “Spiritual Exercises” we mean every method of examination of conscience, meditation, contemplation, vocal or mental prayer, and other spiritual activities, such as will be mentioned later. For just as taking a walk, traveling on foot, and running are […]

Important Retreat News

Eastern Point Retreat House is well known for its incomparable setting, the quality of its retreat programs, the value of its creative silence, the loyalty of its retreatants, and its fidelity to the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola. In July of 2016 Eastern Point Retreat House will reopen with a full schedule of […]

PHOTOS OF EPRH

Photos of EPRH Can’t make it to EPRH this season? Well, you can enjoy some beautiful seasonal photos inside and outside the retreat house. Click HERE to see this winter’s images to date…

Latest Homily

Actions and Words Today’s readings seem like Lenten ones. They are somber and difficult to integrate into daily practice. As I reflect upon the words of Jesus that any prospective disciples must deny themselves, take up his cross, and follow him, I am reminded of my difficulty in reconciling the first reading. Sure, the Letter […]

Halibut Point State Park

10 Miles Halibut Point State Park in Rockport is one of the most beautiful places to visit on the North Shore. If you are a birder, it is also one of the best places to watch seabirds from land in Massachusetts. Gannets, kittiwakes, terns, alcids, jaegers, shearwaters, phalaropes, storm-petrels, and others can be seen in […]

Niles Beach

Approximately 1 mile This lovely and low-key beach offers calmer waters of the inner harbor and a less-crowded beach experience. Your Route: Walk Down Niles Pond Road to Eastern Point boulevard. Walk to the beginning of this road and you will have reached the beach.

Beauport Museum

0.5 mile The Beauport Museum, which is located an easy 10 minute walk from EPRH, is a beautiful, 40-room Sleeper McCann House built by Henry Sleeper. It is no wonder that this property graces the cover of the book Great Houses of New England. It is one of those properties you can visit again and […]

Registration Confirmation/Deposit

Step 2: Application Confirmation/Deposit Thank you for pre-applying for you Eastern Point Retreat House retreat! We are very pleased to welcome you to this retreat. Please click HERE to fill out the final registration form and the non-refundable non-transerable deposit payment of $100. If possible, please mail in a check for the remaining amount two weeks […]

Links of Interest

New England Province of Jesuits The Society of Jesuits in the United States Prayer Resources Sacred Space Daily Meditations from Irish Jesuits Jesuit Collaborative Daily reflections, Stations of the Cross and more. Then, Today and Tomorrow Dedicated to students at Jesuit universities Creighton University Online Ministries Publications America The national Catholic weekly edited by the […]

Why a Retreat?

St. Ignatius was clear on the nature of the Spiritual Exercises and their benefits: “By the term “Spiritual Exercises” we mean every method of examination of conscience, meditation, contemplation, vocal or mental prayer, and other spiritual activities, such as will be mentioned later. For just as taking a walk, traveling on foot, and running are […]

 


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