Dominican Retreat

and Conference Center

Last Update July 13, 2024



Solitude on a busy highway.

1945 Union Street (Route 7)...Niskayuna, NY 12309

The Dominican Retreat and Conference Center in Niskayuna, New York offers retreats for women and men, workshops and presentations to enhance your spiritual life and growth. We offer retreats for persons in 12 step programs on topics of alcoholism, abuse, and eating issues. Be sure to check out the Windmill, a private hermitage, available for private individual retreats. If you need a place to hold a retreat or conference, we have just the spot for you!

                                   Our Masking Policy *** Masking is optional.

                             What Types of Retreats are Being Offered?

Virtual Retreats – These retreats will be either via Zoom or Facebook Live.

Zoom retreats require registering with us so that we can either send you a link so that you can participate via your computer, iPad, or smartphone and be able to see the speaker and other participants.  Or you can also participate via phone in which case we will need to get a specific phone number to you.  You will be able to hear everything and can even participate in the break out groups (small group sharing) but will not be able to view anything.

Facebook Live requires a device that allows you to connect with Facebook – basically anything but a traditional phone.  You do not have to have a Facebook account.  You simply search for Dominican Retreat and Conference Center Facebook and at the time of the program you will see a live video that you can click on to watch.  You can see us, but no one can see you and no preregistration is required.

Hybrid Retreats – These retreats will be programs where we have some participants in the retreat house and at the same time, we will be livestreaming the presentation via Zoom or Facebook Live so that others can participate virtually from their homes.

Aware that our current reality can change in an instant, know that we will continue to monitor and change a format if necessary in order to protect the safety of everyone.


Our Mission
The Dominican Retreat and Conference Center, a ministry of the Dominican Sisters of Peace, is open to each person who desires to grow personally and spiritually in a sacred, peaceful, and safe environment.  Opportunities are offered for individuals and groups to come for enrichment, reflection and rest..



Many great retreats, day/evening programs are coming up....check our calendar for themes, dates and times.


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