Location: West Boylston, Mass. (20 minutes from campus)
Design firm: Lamoureux Pagano & Associates, Inc.
Groundbreaking: April 2015
Opened: September 2016
Total cost: $22 million
As part of our overall campaign goal to enhance our Catholic and Jesuit identity, this facility will house our burgeoning retreat programs, including the Spiritual Exercises and Manresa.
The beautiful, cloister-like setting will create a new era of student reflection and discernment, and will support our continued faculty and staff development.
Features of the new center include:
- 52-acre hilltop site overlooking scenic Wachusett Reservoir conservation area
- 33,800 square-foot complex with chapel, meeting rooms and dining room
- Accommodations for 60 people
For more information on how to support the project, contact:
Email Tom Flynn '85, director, Office of Principal Giving & Gift Planning, or call (508) 793-2359.
A Dream Comes to Fruition
Sep 12, 2016
Members of the College community gathered on Sept. 10 at the newly constructed Contemplative Center for a ribbon-cutting and blessing ceremony.
Jul 29, 2016
Located in West Boylston, Mass., the new Center is designed to enhance the College's retreat programs.
Jul 13, 2016
Learn more about the retreat opportunities to be held at the beautiful Joyce Contemplative Center opening in September.