"Jesus--Through Him, With Him, and In Him"

Praying with the Sisters/ Retreat Opportunities

You are always welcome to pray at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Church at 8812 East Gregory Blvd, Raytown, MO 64133-6499. Eucharistic Adoration takes place in the church every day, all day.

For more information about praying with the sisters, please call 816 353-2177, or write us at
7009 Blue Ridge Blvd., Raytown, MO 64133-6499

Women are welcome to make a private retreat in our retreat center. Please call us at 816-353-2177 to schedule a retreat for a weekend and/or during the week. There is a perpetual adoration chapel with scheduled adorers all day, every day, just a few feet down the hall from the retreat center The retreat center has a kitchenette with stove, refrigerator, pots and pans, dishes etc. There is also a small dining room.

One possible schedule: "A Day in the Desert"

Staying at our retreat center provides an opportunity for single women 17 and older to have an overnight and/or day of complete quiet for prayer and reflection with our community. You are invited to join the sisters in singing the Liturgy of the Hours, and if you would like, there will also be opportunities during the day to speak one-on-one with a sister.

Upcoming overnights TBA

A typical "Day in the Desert": The following is just a sample. You are free to make your own schedule.

Saturday night:

Sunday morning:

woman praying and seeing a vision of Jesus

So I will allure her; I will lead her into the desert and speak to her heart.

Hosea 2:16

cherry trees in bloom

Truly I have set my soul in silence and peace. As a child has rest in its mother's arms, even so my soul.

From Psalm 131