Welcome to Mount Alvernia's Web Site!

Mount Alvernia Retreat Center is a ministry of the Franciscan Friars of the N.Y. Province of the Immaculate Conception. The Center conducts and hosts spiritual programs for persons of all faiths, although its major focus is Roman Catholic spirituality. It has served the community since 1968.  It is located in the village of Wappinger Falls, New York, on 204 acres overlooking the Hudson Valley in Dutchess County.

To contact Mount Alvernia Retreat Center, call (845) 297-5706 ext. 112 or send a fax to (845) 298-0309 Attn: Retreat Center. Or send e-mail to mtalverniaretreat@gmail.com.   Please call Mount Alvernia if you have a time-sensitive question. The telephone is the preferred contact method.

Retreats are scheduled throughout the year and their topics vary. All faiths are invited to attend. In addition to retreats, Mount Alvernia offers numerous services, events, and activities. 

**** Fiftieth Anniversary Invitation ****

On The Fiftieth Anniversary Of The Mount Alvernia Retreat Center,
The Very Reverend Robert Campagna, O.F.M., Minister Provincial,
and The Reverend Thomas Garone, O.F.M, Guardian,
Request The Honor of Your Presence on Sunday, September 16th, 2018 at 2:00 PM
Celebration of Holy Mass at the Mount Alvernia Chapel,
Followed by an Outdoor Reception.

RSVP by August 16, 2018 by
Email: MtAlvernia50@gmail.com or
Phone: Fr. Tom Garone at 845-297-5706, Ext. 135.
Please leave a message with your name and how many will be attending.
Priests are welcome to concelebrate and should bring an alb and white stole.

Please note that the 8:30 AM and 10 AM Masses on Sunday, September 16th, are cancelled.


We invite your comments, suggestions, and inquiries. Please send your e-mail to Mount Alvernia Retreat Center at mtalverniaretreat@gmail.com

For information about Monastery of St. Clare, visit the St. Clare website at www.poorclaresny.com.

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This site was updated as of 07/15/18.
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