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A quiet place for reflection . . .

Nestled in a quiet corner of Menlo Park, California, Vallombrosa is a retreat and conference center owned and operated by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of San Francisco.

It is conveniently located midway between San Francisco and San Jose and is readily accessible both by car and by public transportation.

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Fr, Gittens 'Disciples Today'. Enjoy a 7-day retreat within the beautiful peaceful setting of Vallombrosa. Fr. Gittens will guide the retreat with a focus on what ALL disciples are called to become, without distinction. Find out more.
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A Retreat for Families and Friends of Alcoholics with Fr. Tom Weston, SJ. Whether the alcoholic is one of our parents, or our spouse, or one of our children, we need support and refreshment and recovery. Find out more.

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 store_cut  Our Gift Store is now onlineWe are happy to launch our online gift store by featuring custom, hand-painted Baptism, Graduation and Wedding certificates especially prepared by Sister Mary. Check it out and order yours today.