Saint Mary by-the-Sea Retreat House is a sacred space where all are welcome to come and experience the heart of God through prayer, silence and solitude. Come, spend time in contemplation and encounter the profound voice of God anew. This serence and peaceful setting by the ocean affords Sabbath time
The Sisters of St. Joseph of Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia are honored to 'deliberately and passionately' share our Cape home with you! Please enjoy our website, where you will find our 2018 retreat offerings, the history of Saint Mary by-the-Sea, and pictures to brighten your spirit!
Sr. Sharon Mc Carthy, SSJ
2018 Calendars Available
Calendars featuring our beautiful retreat house are available now!
They can be purchased for $10.00 at these locations:
St. Mary by-the-Sea Office, Cape May Point, NJ
SSJ Development Office, Chestnut Hill, PA
Seaside Cheese Company, Cape May Point, NJ
2018 Retreat Information
Click above for the upcoming summer!
Women's Wellness Weekends
June 1-3, 2018
September 7-9, 2018
Women's Retreat Days
(same program each day)
September 18,19 and 27, 2018
9th Annual Sole Sisters
5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Walk
Sunday, September 29, 2018
Come and be still. Receive the ocean of grace and
tides of transformation awaiting you at Saint Mary by-the-Sea!