Marygrove Retreat Center
"Come away with me into a desert place . . and rest awhile." (Mark 6:31)
Located in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan

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Frequently Asked Questions for New Comers

All Graces Flow Through the Mother of God, thus Marygrove What is a retreat?
A retreat at Marygrove is a very special time for men, women and young people. It offers you the opportunity to stand aside and get a clear perspective on your life, your family, your career, your plans for the future and your relationship with your God. Whether it be for a day, a weekend, or a week, a retreat offers you welcome physical rest, release from tensions, mental peace and above all spiritual refreshment. Each retreat is designed especially with you in mind whether you be single, married, divorced, widowed, young or old. Through presentations, discussions, alone time, the Sacraments, you will have the opportunity to explore your relationships with others, yourself and God. Within this brochure are several options inviting you to come so that you "May have life and have it to the full." (Jn. 10:10b)

Who can make a retreat?
Everyone: Catholics and Non-Catholics.

How do I arranging a Retreat?

If you are having troble locating any page on this website including the web page sign up, or for other questions, please call us during business hours (Monday Friday 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time) at 906-644-2771. You may also email us at Our mailing address is:
Marygrove Retreat Center
P.O. Box 38
Garden, Michigan 49835

This information is also found on the left hand side menu of each page on this website.

What is the cost of a retreat?
The suggested offering for a weekend retreat is $120 for a single person or $200 for a married couple. Six Day retreats are $235 per person. Eight Day retreats are $310 per person. When making a reservation, please include a $10 non-refundable deposit, to be applied to the total fee for the retreat. Installment payments can be arranged with Marygrove. No one is deprived of the opportunities of Marygrove due to the inability to pay. For more information, please speak to Fr. Tim Ferguson.

Emergency telephone number
The number to leave in case you need to be reached in an emergency while you are on retreat is: 906.644.2771.

How to get to Marygrove

Marygrove is located in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, about 110 miles west of the Mackinac Bridge, on the beautiful Garden Peninsula. As you travel 17 miles west from Manistique or 35 miles east from Escanaba, you will find Garden Corners and the intersection on US-2 and M-183. Marygrove can be easily found in the Village of Garden on M-183, 9 miles south of US-2.


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