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Contemplative Center Architectural Renderings

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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.

Location: West Boylston, Mass. (20 minutes from campus)
Design firm: Lamourex Pagano
Groundbreaking: April 2015
Anticipated opening: Fall 2016
Total cost: $22 million

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
  • 3,800 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.