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.
'Abide' in August. A very rich and sacred word, an invitation to dwell in Christ, to be immersed in the Divine. This retreat will be a sacred-space for soul-work with Sr. Macrina Wiederkehr, OSB. Find out more.
Vallombrosa is a Catholic Retreat Center that supports the spiritual mission of the Archdiocese of San Francisco by welcoming people of various faith traditions to be nourished through spiritual, educational and professional experiences in a peaceful, natural setting.