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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|Psalm 46 Retreat. Enter the calm. Withdraw from your usual demands. Let Vallombrosa be a “Clearing in the Thicket,” where you can spend time with your God. Find out more.|
|"Engaging the Heart" Vallombrosa Catholic Marriage Preparation. Catholic marriage preparation involves several steps, one of which is the Pre-Cana Program. Find out more.|
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|From Our Gift Shop & Book Store. We feature books by contemporary popular authors as well as many classics in spirituality and prayer. Visit us during your next stay. Find out "What's New" and more.|
What They Say
"The venue is a very beautiful and peaceful site. I felt very safe and comfortable."