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The Priory Retreat House
135 Priory Rd
Chestertown, NY 12817

Retreats & 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 specializes in hosting individuals who are seeking a time of solitude and prayer. We also offer themed day and weekend retreats. We are able to host groups who want a place to hold their own retreats and gatherings.  The house and grounds are places that cultivate stillness and stability amidst an ever-changing world.

Upcoming Themed Retreats

In addition to offering individual retreats throughout the year, we currently have these themed retreats below.

Vespers at The Priory Wednesdays and Saturdays, 5 PM – Open to the public. By donation. *Wednesdays are followed by Potluck Supper & Scripture Study Christians have been praying at set times in the day since Jesus walked among us. Vespers (Evening Prayer) is one......

Guided Weekend Retreats Includes Spiritual Direction – Community Prayer – Meals & Accommodations – $225 Individual Friday, 7PM – Sunday, 2PM Sep 29-Oct 1 / Oct 20–22 / Nov 17-19 / Dec 15-17 Disconnect from the distractions of the world and take refuge from the......

UNPLUG & RE-charge A Young Adult Guided Weekend Retreat Full of Spiritual Treasures Friday, 7PM – Sunday  2PM / $225 Individual (scholarships available) Oct 6–8 / Nov 3-5 / Dec 1-3 Is our culture’s definition of success causing you stress? Does the desire to acquire......

Blessing of the Animals Wednesday, October 4, 5:30 PM – Open to the public. By donation. Preceded by Vespers at 5 PM / Followed by Potluck Supper & Scripture Study Would you like a blessing of your beloved animal? On the Feast Day of St.......

Faith in Film Series, Featuring “The Truman Show” and “The Matrix” Wednesday, October 18, 6:30 PM – Open to the public. By donation & Wednesday, November 15, 6:30 PM Followed by Discussion / Preceded by Vespers at 5 PM Join us for an evening discussion......

Spruce Down (Batten the Hatches)! *TBA – Wednesday or Saturday, October 25 or 28, 10AM – 3PM Volunteer Day / Includes Free Lunch / All are welcome! Come help us prepare the house and grounds for the Adirondack winter! Enjoy fellowship with other friends of......

Christmas Tree Decorating, Divine Liturgy, and Potluck Saturday, December 10, 2PM – Open to the public. By donation. Decorating starts at 2 p, 3:30 p Liturgy then dinner following. Come celebrate and anticipate the joy-filled season of Christmas at the Priory! Decorate the house and......

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 (1-4 hrs) or $400 (5-8 hrs)
*$10/person when 20 + people

Spiritual Direction

45 minute session: $45 (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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