NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, all offerings are canceled this year.


From the West: Take Rt. 17 (86) East.

+At Exit 79, turn right onto Rt. 79.

*Go 2.8 miles to The Spiritual Center. It is on the left, just BEFORE Golden Oak Golf Course.

From the East: Take I-88 to Exit 6. Turn left onto Rt. 79 at the end of the ramp. Go 11 miles and pass through the Village of Windsor. Follow directions from * above.

From the North: Take I-81 South to Rt. 17 East. Follow from + above.

From the South: Take I-81 North to Rt. 17 East. Follow from + above.

The Spiritual Center

712 New York Rt 79 Windsor NY 13865


The Spiritual Center is a small retreat facility nestled in the foothills of the Catskill Mountains on the banks of the Susquehanna River. The Center welcomes seekers of all spiritual traditions who come to rest and renew themselves in the quiet and beauty. The facility is housed on 11 acres of land and is home to four Roman Catholic Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet.

The Spiritual Center is open for overnight guests from May to October and offers the following:

  • days of reflection for groups
  • private and directed retreats
  • courses in spirituality
  • workshops
  • gallery tours
  • spiritual direction
  • massage therapy and other healing modalities

​For information about any of the above, contact Sister Elizabeth Michele Newell, CSJ, Administrator of the Spiritual Center, by phone at (607) 655-2264 or send an email to