Richmond Hill is a basic resource for spiritual retreat for individuals and groups, maintained by a Christian residential community of persons who commit to a common rule of life, maintain a rhythm of prayer, and receive very modest stipends. Open to the public six days a week, Monday-Sunday. 40 overnight rooms for groups, five for individual retreatants. Full program of weekend retreats, and schools of spiritual guidance, healing prayer, pastoral care. Individual spiritual guidance and healing prayer available. Library, garden, chapel, novitiate available for prayer, study, and reflection. Prayer daily at 7am, Noon, and 6pm in the Chapel. Eucharist 5:30pm Tuesday, Taize service 1st Tuesdays 7:30pm, centering prayer Tuesdays 4:30pm and 7:30pm, soaking prayer 4th Thursdays 7:30pm. Available for day and overnight retreats by individuals and groups.
Primary Population Served
2500 people a year come on retreat. Individual retreat numbers are increasing. More than 150 have graduated from two-year school of spiritual guidance, more than 40 in healing prayer, more than 150 from school of pastoral care and counseling, over 120 from social ministry training.