How was your stay at the Carmelite Spiritual Center? Let us know if you enjoyed your time here and how we might improve!
09/22/2020 – The Joliet Diocesan Diaconate Formation Program has held a weekend retreat and an afternoon session at the Carmelite Spiritual Center during the current Covid-19 crisis. The protocols in place at your facility provided for the necessary safety precautions; temperature checks, hand sanitizing, social distancing and required face coverings. The conference room and dining room provided for adequate social distancing.
All of our participants and presenters felt very safe in your space. We have been holding retreats at the Carmelite Spiritual Center for many years and have always been very happy with the service that the Center staff provides.
Deacon John FreundDirector of Office for the Diaconate
08-08-2019 – Thank you very much. It was again a wonderful retreat and a great gift. May God continue to bless all and your work here. If I can ever be of assistance please do not hesitate to be in contact.
We are so very grateful to everyone at the Carmelite Spiritual Center for making all of us at Amita Health St. Thomas Hospice feel so welcomed and warm. We are thankful for our relationship and friendship.
Sister M. Brian
We’re located in Pennsylvania. We found your facility online and we took a chance and booked our group with you. Not only did we love the facility and the staff, we’re booking next year’s retreat right now! What a wonderful atmosphere you have – we felt so cared for. Thank you for making our stay so special.
Lutheran Theological Union
Thank you to the women of the spiritual center who took such great care of us during the visit of McCormick Theological Seminary faculty and board members. Beautiful grounds, spacious meeting rooms, good food and gracious hospitality. Thank you for all you have done. You made my work easy.
09-28-2020 – Thank you for your work and efforts in providing a clean and comfortable stay for me (and others) at the silent retreat … Your efforts and success did not go unnoticed by me.
On behalf of all the recent retreat attendees from St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Downers Grove. I’d like to express our gratefulness to you and your staff at the Carmelite Spiritual Center for your warm hospitality and many kindnesses to us. We LOVE coming to your center and basking in how well you take care of us.
Thank you so much for everything you did to make our students’ retreat experience last week comfortable and meaningful. Adults and students alike have raved about the space, and most especially about your warm hospitality and care for our community throughout the stay. I am grateful for this new partnership!
Amita Health St Thomas Hospice
Thank you, each one, for the very special ways you made our September 9th celebration an occasion to remember arrangements, kind service, and thoughtful attitude. We are most grateful.
Clean, attractive grounds & rooms. The staff warmly greets you at the door as you’re walking in! I felt like a well-beloved family member on the very first day! Delicious food, and spacious meeting rooms. Great place for a retreat!
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