About the Center at Mariandale

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The Center at Mariandale is a spiritual retreat center founded on the mission of the Dominican Sisters of Hope, with care of the Earth as its central tenet. The retreat center offers programs and events centered around spirituality and love for Nature and the Earth. They encourage our community and retreatants to find ways to lighten our footprint on the Earth, and to practice land and environmental justice.

The Center at Mariandale sponsors retreats and programs in numerous areas, including spirituality, contemplative practices, social and environmental justice, interfaith dialogue, the arts, wellness of body, mind, and spirit, and more.

Mariandale is an inclusive community, welcoming people of all faiths and traditions. LGBTQ+ and BIPOC communities are welcome and encouraged to attend.

The center also welcomes nonprofit groups and organizations for day or overnight workshops, retreats, and conferences. Our guests enjoy the quiet, serene environment at the center.

Mariandale is situated on 61 wooded acres in Ossining, NY, with beautiful views of the Hudson River and valley. It’s an unforgettable and peaceful setting for planning, teaching, training, studying, or meditating.

Visit our lovely Photo Gallery to see the places and people of Mariandale!

Where is the Center at Mariandale?

The Center at Mariandale is just 30 miles north of New York City in Ossining, NY, in the lower Hudson Valley. The center is a 50-minute Metro North train ride from Grand Central to the Croton-Harmon train station, and then a 5-minute taxi ride from the station. Taxis are always available.

To arrange for a tour or to inquire about holding a meeting or conference here, email info@mariandale.org. You can also add your name to our mailing list, or request more information with an Inquiry form, by visiting the Contact Us page.

The Center at Mariandale is a sponsored ministry of the Dominican Sisters of Hope.

The Center at Mariandale is a place of hospitality for all who seek spiritual, personal, and communal growth. Care of Earth, reflection through the arts, wellness practices, contemplation, and concern for social and ecological justice center us. Mariandale welcomes diverse faith traditions, and is inclusive and nurturing of body, mind, and spirit.

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