• This only do I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the Lord

  • Be still, and know that I am God

  • A place and a time for God

  • Come to me, all who labor and are heavy burdened, and I will give you rest

  • Come to the feast of Heaven and Earth

  • At the works of your hands I shout for joy

  • Be still, and know that I am God

St. Raphaela Center provides a peaceful‚ welcoming atmosphere for all who are looking for a place and a time for God. Grounded in hospitality and Ignatian spirituality, we welcome individuals and retreat groups to rest, heal, grow and be nourished. 

The Handmaids of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and staff of St. Raphaela Center have a long-standing tradition of opening their home to retreatants seeking rest, prayer, and something "more." Rooted in Ignatian spirituality, we desire to provide a space of encounter for both human and spiritual growth, wholeness, and healing. Our mission is to extend a warm welcome to people of all religious traditions and to facilitate prayer and a deep spiritual encounter by accompanying them in their search for God and for meaning in their lives.

Join us daily for Adoration live streamed on Facebook Live

Mornings: Monday–Saturday: 9am - 11am & Sunday: 10am - 12pm

Afternoons/Evenings: Monday & Wednesday: 7pm - 9pm & Tuesdays & Thursday–Sunday: 4pm - 6pm

Want to Chat? Call us at 610-642-5715

Prayer Intentions? Send your prayer intentions by email to straphaelacenter@gmail.com or call 610-642-5715

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Programs

 

Ignatian Retreats

30 Day Spiritual Exercises Summer 2021
Date: June 25 to July 29
Coordinated by Sr. Karen Doyle, SSJ

Summer Directed Retreat I
Date: July 2 to July 9

Summer Directed Retreat II
Date: July 16 to July 23

 

Day and Overnight Retreats

Whether taking a personal day of prayer or joining a programmed retreat, come and be nourished just as you need.
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Group Reservations and Facilities

Hold your school, parish, or community retreat at our Center.
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Other Programs and Offerings

St. Raphaela center offers a variety of opportunities to deepen and explore, including Spiritual Direction, Shawl Ministry, Adoration, Taize, and much more.
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