Retreat In Santa Barbara is a Paradise December 26th 2005 Retreat and Conference Center Offers Hospitality and Peacefulness
Some years ago friends insisted we stop at the San Ysidro Inn, a fancy resort in the Montecito section of Santa Barbara. It was beautiful, and expensive. Quite a surprise when we began our reserach for "Sanctuaries" and visited the Immaculate Heart Community and their La Casa de Maria retreat and conference center to ... read more
North America » United States » California » Santa Barbara Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
Author of Sanctuaries: A Guide to Lodgings in Monasteries, Abbeys & Retreats
We have visited over 250 retreats in the US and are now revisting some of our favorite retreats & monasteries that welcome guests.
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