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The Priory Retreat House
135 Priory Rd
Chestertown, NY 12817

Programs & House Use

…show hospitality to strangers, for some who have done this have entertained angels without realizing it!

Hebrews 13:2

Come to The Priory Retreat House

The Priory hosts and listens to all who come to its doors. We offer overnight retreats, weekend workshops, and full and half-day programs. We also host groups who want a place to hold their own retreats and gatherings, and individuals who are seeking a time of solitude and prayer.  The house and grounds are places that cultivate stillness and stability amidst an ever-changing world.

Upcoming Programs

We offer structured services and programs throughout the year. To learn more, please click on your program of interest below.

SATURDAY, JULY 22, 9AM-LATE AFTERNOON Plus, An Adirondack Presentation (Friday, July 21, 7 PM) Are you ready for an adventure?  Join Paul Gibaldi as he leads us by canoe or kayak to Balfour Pond, near Newcomb, NY.  It is an extremely remote area beyond the......

FRIDAY, JULY 28, 5PM- SUNDAY, JULY 30, 11AM We all make decisions — some with careful reflection, some without much thought.  To be alive is to face choices constantly.  In the different seasons of life, we are challenged to make choices that best reconcile our......

FRIDAY, AUGUST 11, 5PM- SUNDAY, AUGUST 13, 11AM Launching this quiet guided weekend, Marge’s prayerful presentation will include Music, Sacred Scripture, and Group Reflection to En-flesh Sunday’s Readings and to re-create a Spirit of HOPE. Time for vacationing with God, and for Individual Spiritual Direction......

FRIDAY, AUGUST 23, 5PM- SUNDAY, AUGUST 25, 11AM On this retreat you are invited to enjoy the stillness of the natural setting on the mountain top, to contemplate its beauty and listen to the sounds.  Your retreat guide will offer reflections from mystics on nature,......

Custom Services & Retreats

The Priory Retreat House is open all year round and you are welcome to set your own time and type of visit. Please let us know in advance, however, so we can avoid conflict with other scheduled use.


Spiritual Direction

Directed Individual and Group Retreats

Unguided Individual Retreats

Themed Programs and workshops

Meeting Space for Private Programs & Retreats

Daily Morning and Evening Prayer


Silent Retreats

Family Retreats

Youth Group Retreats

Young Adult Retreats

Service Retreats

Parish Retreats

Monastic, Religious, & Clergy Retreats

Ecumenical, Interfaith, & Interreligious Retreats

Custom Use Rates

We are very happy to have you,

even if it’s for a meal and an afternoon!

Contact us and we can go over the rates in accordance with your needs


Single Room $65
Double Room $80
Loft $50


Breakfast: $5
Lunch: $10
Dinner: $15
= $30/day

Day Use

Includes House & Grounds
1-19 people: $200
20-40 people: $10/person

Spiritual Direction

30 minute session: $30 (average)
(This may vary depending on director)

Call (518) 494-3733 or email to learn more or request a reservation

Custom Use Request
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