Bergamo Center was founded in 1967 by the Society of Mary (Marianists) religious order. Bergamo was named after the childhood home of Pope John XXIII. Originally established as primarily a retreat house, Bergamo grew over the years to become a full-service retreat and conference center. Bergamo resides on the 150-acre campus of Mount Saint John, home to many Marianist’s activities.
Today, Bergamo Center hosts a diversity of guests from local business corporations church groups and nonprofit organizations area high schools and special interest groups Bergamo’s adult and youth departments sponsor a variety of retreats workshops and programs for personal growth and spiritual development.