Holy Spirit Retreat Center

Where people of all faiths can come to seek the Sacred

Holy Spirit Retreat Center, as a chartered ministry of the Sisters of Social Service, is rooted in Scripture and the spirit of St. Benedict. We strive to create an atmosphere of prayer and hospitality where community is nourished, each person can thrive and an interfaith environment is fostered.

Have your next retreat, conference, workshop, or seminar at Holy Spirit Retreat Center. You will find our warm comfortable facility a pleasant change from the conventional hotel providing an inviting, open atmosphere of hospitality is our most important offering.

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  • 2 reviews

    1. Just awful!

      Since I was there on a longer-term basis, I got a chance to see some of the inner workings and dysfunctions of the people that work at the Holy Spirit Retreat Center.

      When I was there, lodging in one of the rooms, I found Sister Deborah to be very cold and rude to me and very judgemental. It was a sad experience for me.

      When I found an injured rabbit that had gotten hit by a car at The Retreat Center, I tried to get ahold of sister Chris to help me with the poor animal. Michael, who works at the front desk would that allow me to contact her and was very cold and cruel and didn’t care about the animal. Not a nice man.

      The head housekeeper, Lucy was very cold and I noticed was only nice to the Spanish-speaking clients so I had experienced reverse prejudism from her.

      When an individual just goes there for the weekend, they may not experience all that I have since I was there for much longer. What I discovered is that it doesn’t matter that it’s a spiritual environment, there are still highly dysfunctional people that work there and the sisters even though they are nuns, that doesn’t mean that they are nice or kind. I definitely found at least two of them very cold and not very friendly as mentioned in the information above.

      I found that the summertime it is not a good place because it’s ungodly hot there and very uncomfortable. I wouldn’t recommend going there in the summer anyway unless you want to boil to death.

      Sadly, I will never go back to this place as a result of that. As well as a few other things.

    2. Just awful!

      Since I was there on a longer-term basis, I got a chance to see some of the inner workings and dysfunctions of the people that work at the Holy Spirit Retreat Center.

      When I was there, lodging in one of the rooms, I found Sister Deborah to be very cold and rude to me and very judgemental. It was a sad experience for me.

      When I found an injured rabbit that had gotten hit by a car at The Retreat Center, I tried to get ahold of sister Chris to help me with the poor animal. Michael, who works at the front desk would that allow me to contact her and was very cold and cruel and didn’t care about the animal. Not a nice man.

      The head housekeeper, Lucy was very cold and I noticed was only nice to the Spanish-speaking clients so I had experienced reverse prejudism from her.

      When an individual just goes there for the weekend, they may not experience all that I have since I was there for much longer. What I discovered is that it doesn’t matter that it’s a spiritual environment, there are still highly dysfunctional people that work there and the sisters even though they are nuns, that doesn’t mean that they are nice or kind. I definitely found at least two of them very cold and not very friendly as mentioned in the information above.

      I found that the summertime it is not a good place because it’s ungodly hot there and very uncomfortable. I wouldn’t recommend going there in the summer anyway unless you want to boil to death.

      I will never go back to this place as a result of that. So glad that I’ll never be going back. I will never have to look at the faces of some of the cold unfriendly, dysfunctional people that I met that work at this place including some of the sisters.

    Lanai Road 4316
    Los Angeles 91436 CA US
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