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Woven into our lives is the very fire from the stars and the genes from the sea creatures, and everyone is kin in the radiant tapestry of being. The relationship wells up as the defining truth from our deepest being.
~Elizabeth Johnson


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Sabbaticals at Spirit Mountain Retreat are designed to help individuals enliven their spiritual journey as well as expand self-awareness and consciousness. This extended time of retreat offers guidance and support to individuals who are~
• seeking a richer and more loving relationship with self, others, and God
• yearning for rest, refreshment, and solitude
• experiencing life transitions
• healing from illness, loss, or grief
• exploring new understandings of the universe, new science, and faith

This small intimate retreat center combines with the beauty and serenity of the San Jacinto Mountains providing a place where guests feel both grounded in their life journey and open to new possibilities. We create with each individual a gentle structure and rhythm forthe door of Hildegard's Hermitage their sabbatical time.

Hildegard’s Hermitage offers sabbatical retreatants a comfortable living area including an upstairs bedroom/workspace with small refrigerator and private bath. Numerous resource materials are available.

The $2870 per month sabbatical fee includes housing and all meals. We also offer a $2250 per month sabbatical fee for housing only (no meals).

Spiritual guidance is $50 per one-hour session. Additional fees may be required for optional programs offered during the sabbatical period.

To begin the process and for more information: email or phone 951-659-2523.

Online payment for sabbaticals and spiritual guidance is available.
Contact Spirit Mountain Retreat 951-659-2523 or email to reserve your space for a sabbatical or spiritual guidance. Once you receive confirmation from Spirit Mountain Retreat that your reservation has been accepted, go to Online Payment to make a payment online.


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