Retreats, Programs & Events at Holy Family

At Holy Family we offer a variety of retreats and programs. Whether it be a weekend retreat to reconnect, a day or evening of reflection to refresh your spirit, or an inspiring concert filled with the music and spirit of our 100+ music ministers, you will find it here at Holy Family.

Learn more about our programs from the categories below.


Themed Retreats

Each season, the Holy Family retreat team creates a weekend experience that focuses on an inspiring and thought-provoking theme to fill the spiritual needs of our retreatants. Themed retreats are the foundation of our ministry and are offered in three categories: men, women and couples.  These weekend retreats include dynamic teachings, home-cooked meals, inspirational liturgies, original music, workshops, and free time to rest or walk our 48 acres, including the labyrinth and outdoor stations of the cross.

View our Themed Retreat Dates


Day and Evening Retreats

During the course of the year we offer a variety of day and/or evening retreats to allow people an opportunity to take a breath, learn something new, and experience God's peace. Program topics are varied and the presenters range from our team members to some of the most sought after retreat leaders in the country.

View our Day and Evening Retreats


Youth & Faculty Retreats

The youth minstry team at Holy Family offers a wide range of programs for middle school through college-aged students. These retreats challenge teens and young adults to grow spiritually and become grounded in their faith. In addition to our scheduled events, Holy Family also offers day retreats for Catholic school students and faculty during the year which can be scheduled at your convenience.

View our Youth & Faculty Retreats


Recovery Retreats

Our Matt Talbot Recovery Retreats are open to all people, from all backgrounds, regardless of whether or not you are a member of a church.  We invite you into a peaceful atmosphere to relax, deepen your recovery, and open yourself to spiritual growth.

View our Matt Talbot Recovery Retreats


Other Overnight Retreats

In addition to our themed weekend retreats, Holy Family offers a variety of overnight programs to those searching for new ways to quiet your busy mind, ease stress, and deepen your connection to God. 

View our Other Overnight Retreats


Concerts, Dinners and Masses 

Join the Holy Family community as we gather to celebrate select holy days through music, dance, ritual, or inspirational liturgy. In addition to our concerts and masses, we offer special meals for Valentine's Day and Mother's Day.

View our Concerts, Dinners and Masses


Christian Contemplative Experience

By embracing the Christian Contemplative Tradition, Holy Family seeks to affirm the oneness of all Christians and to transcend our outward differences by joining together in silent prayer.

View our CCE Programs


Ongoing Programs

Holy Family offers a wide range of programs that meet on a regular basis and are available throughout the year. Many of these programs are offered at no cost and do not require registration.

View our Ongoing Programs

Holy Family Passionist Retreat Center

303 Tunxis Road - West Hartford, CT 06107-3119
Phone: 860.521.0440 | Staff Directory
Fax: 860.521.1929 |

Gift Shop Hours
Monday - Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm
The gift shop is open extended hours on retreat weekends, please call for hours.




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