Enter into deeper communion with God through prayer and solitude. The hermitage is a peaceful urban retreat for one person that is nestled behind the historic Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in America. It is conveniently located near Metro and The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC.
The hermitage is a separate building with a sleeping area for one person, kitchenette, bathroom and outdoor deck. It is wheelchair accessible. Bed linens, towels and cooking utensils are included. Guests are responsible for their own meals.
Mass and confession are offered daily. Guests are invited to spend time in contemplation in the historic Monastery church, Alverna Chapel, gardens, and shrines of the Holy Land and Lourdes on 42 peaceful acres.