Spiritual Center of Maria Stein

Mission Statement

We are Christians dedicated to serving the Lord, each other, families, parishes, and communities. We believe in God the Creator, His son Jesus Christ and the power of the Holy Spirit, who guides us through the magisterium of the Catholic Church with its scripture and traditions and through the intercessions of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Through the Retreat Center, we provide opportunity for spiritual growth, social development and community service. We will do this through facilities, staff, and programs.

We are Dedicated to:

  • Spiritual Growth
  • Family and Youth Renewal
  • Service to the Community

Our Goals:

  • Expand Spiritual Programming
  • Offer programs for our youth
  • Offer programs for families

Special Features of the
Spiritual Center of Maria Stein 

  • Opened in 1963
  • 63,000 square feet
  • The entire facility is air conditioned
  • Sits on 87 acres
  • Pond and Shelter House
  • Woods with paved pathways, Mysteries of the Rosary
  • Grottos, and Prayer House
  • Walking distance to the Relic Shrine

First floor 33072 square feet

  • 65 guest rooms with private bath facilities (full ceramic tile shower)
  • 6 guest rooms with shared bath
  • 1 large conference room with fireplace (gas fire logs)
  • 3 offices
  • Kitchen and dining room
  • Large chapel
  • Bookstore
  • Elevator

Lower Level 29,761 square feet

  • 3 large conference rooms
  • Small meeting rooms
  • Kitchen area and laundry
  • Recreation Room
  • Large dining room
  • Library
  • Scripture Chapel
  • 68 bunk beds in three seperate dorm areas

Places for Reflection

  • Chapel on upper and lower levels
  • Seating on the grounds, especially by the pond with the cross on the island
  • Library on the lower level
  • Stations of the Cross
  • Mystery of the Rosary Walk
  • Respect Life Memorial
  • Labyrinth
  • Prayer House in the woods

Other Amenities

  • Gift Store
  • Fishing in the pond ask about poles at the main office in the lobby
  • Bike riding ask about bikes at the main office in the lobby
  • Game room with soft drink vending machine lower level, Montini Hall
  • Listings for area churches, attractions, restaurants, pharmacies, stores, etc.
  • TV, Projector, DVD, Screen available upon request
  • CD Players available
  • WiFi available in front lobby and in conference rooms

Area Attractions

  • Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics
    • South of the Spiritual Center, 1/4 mile
  • Maria Stein Park
    • South of the Spiritual Center on St. Johns Road, 1/2 mile
  • Lake Loramie
    • East on Route 119, South on Route 66 through Minster
  • Grand Lake Celina
    • West on Route 119, North on Route 127 to Celina
  • Grand Lake St. Marys,
    • East on Route 119, South on Route 364 to St. Marys

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