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Frequently Asked Questions

Retreat Information

What are retreat check-in times?

You may check-in for your retreat anytime after 9:00 am, Monday – Sunday. Dominican Center Marywood closes at 3:00 pm.

Do you offer retreat accommodations?

At this time, Dominican Center is unable to offer accommodations for retreats.

Do you offer meals? May I bring my own food?

Dominican Center is not equipped to offer meals, but you are welcome to bring your own snacks and meals. If you would like to bring your own food, the center has a freezer, refrigerator, and microwave available. When using the refrigerator and freezer, please clearly label your food items with your name and be sure to take uneaten food with you when you leave.

What should I wear when I come to retreat at Dominican Center?

Wear comfortable clothing and be prepared for inclement weather so you may walk the serene grounds of Aquinas College campus.

Spiritual Direction

What are the fees for a single Spiritual Direction session?

Fees for spiritual direction sessions will be determined with your spiritual director. Please make payment directly to your spiritual director.

Do you offer retreat accommodations?

We want to identify the best spiritual direction path for you, so we ask you to confidentially share some preliminary information about yourself. Please complete the Spiritual Direction Request Form if you would like to begin this process. Learn more about Spiritual Direction here.

Payment for Retreats, Programs, and Formation Intensives

What are the fees for a single Spiritual Direction session?

Dominican Center Marywood accepts cash, check, or credit card. You may register and pay for your program, retreat, or intensive here on our website or by calling Dominican Center at 616.514.3325. Financial assistance and payment installments are available. If you are scheduling a personal or small group retreat, please call the center.

General Questions About Dominican Center Marywood

What are Dominican Center Marywood's hours?

The center’s hours are 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, Monday – Sunday.

Is there access to a chapel at Dominican Center Marywood at Aquinas College?

We are still working out the details for chapel access. Please check back soon for information.

Are children or pets allowed at Dominican Center Marywood?

Neither children nor pets are allowed inside Dominican Center Marywood. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Where should I park?

There is easy-access parking just north of the main parking lot on Fulton Street. Two resource-challenged parking spaces are available near Dominican Center Marywood. Additionally, you are welcome to park in Aquinas College’s main lot on Fulton Street. See the map below for more information.

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