Center Mission Statement
spirituality of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur
is characterized by the call to discover and to become
the very goodness of God in our world.
commit ourselves to deepen our relationships with
God, one another, those living in poverty, and with the
whole of creation. We embrace our mission seeking
life in abundance for all. The Notre Dame Spirituality
Center provides a contemplative setting as well as
spiritual and educational opportunities to enable others
to experience more deeply the goodness of life.
the Spirituality Center
Spirituality Center offers a variety of workshops,
retreats, and days of prayer for both individuals and
groups. The Center also offers non-profit groups a
wonderful setting and peaceful atmosphere in which
to conduct their own seminars, workshops, meetings
and retreats. The magnificent main chapel will long
be a wonderful memory for all who visit it. The Center
provides meals, single and double occupancy bedrooms,
as well as small and large conference rooms.
Notre Dame Spirituality Center is owned and
sponsored by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur and
is located in beautiful, scenic Ipswich, Massachusetts
on over 100 acres of land surrounded by nature's
beauty. It is truly an oasis of peace, space, solitude
and quiet. It is but a short drive from the Spirituality
Center to Crane's Beach and Gloucester. The Spirituality Center
is approximately an hour's drive from Boston or Southern New Hampshire.