Information on the Center during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Covid-19 Status Update: March 3, 2021

There’s light visible on the horizon, with the vaccines now available, and we’re looking forward to a year of opening (with appropriate cautions) and welcoming our friends back.

During this time, we ask that all of our guests wear masks and observe social distancing practices while at the center.

Meeting at Mariandale: Overnight occupancy

The Center at Mariandale is open for in-person group events at a 30% capacity (15 guests) for overnight, multiple day occupancy, beginning in March 2021. Our food services are a bit more limited, but we can accommodate meals for smaller groups at the center.

Meeting at Mariandale: Day Programs

The center may host day programs indoors at a capacity maximum of 50 persons, including Mariandale staff, as of March  2021.

Private Retreats

We are accepting private retreatants, on a limited basis, as of spring 2021. Please visit the Private Retreats page on this site to learn more and to send an Inquiry Form with your request.

More New Online Programs 

We have developed a robust and interesting slate of online programs, including Contemplative Prayer Online and Reading Sunday Scriptures with a Contemplative Spirit, and plan to continue them through 2021. Please visit our Upcoming Programs  page to read more and to register online.

The Center at Mariandale will be here for you all on our website, on social media, and through email communications. We can help each other now by reaching out and keeping in touch through alternative media.

If you can help us with a donation at this time, we would so appreciate the help. Like many, our center is experiencing a reduction in income that challenger our ability to continue to offer programs on site. Visit our website at to make a safe, secure online donation.

Please continue to watch this page for ongoing information on the Center at Mariandale. Be safe and healthy, and know that the Dominican Sisters of Hope pray for our community.

Thank you,

The Center at Mariandale

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