Shalom Retreat Center is a non-profit organization, owned and directed by the Sisters of St. Francis of Dubuque.
The purpose of Shalom Retreat Center is summed up in its Mission Statement: “Founded in the Franciscan Tradition, Shalom Retreat Center is a sacred space in a peaceful environment, offering hospitality and hope, inspiration and challenge, programs and privacy calling people to God and to fullness of life.”
Shalom annually serves 7,500 people through a variety of retreats, prayer opportunities, educational programs, marriage enrichment, and support for professionals in business, education, health care, spiritual work, and ministry. The Center is available for use by civic, religious, educational, and business groups, including people of all faith traditions. We also provide spiritual direction and private retreats.