A place to encounter Christ.

An Oasis Inside the Beltway of Washington D.C.

We share Christ’s love in our local community and
throughout the world.

Nestled within the shade of a quiet Bethesda neighborhood and minutes away from our Nation’s capital, Our Lady of Bethesda Retreat Center aspires to reveal Christ’s love to all who enter this sacred space. 

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Marriage Workshop

February 17-18, 2024

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Our Lady of Bethesda Retreat Center & Center for Family Development

Fr. Michael Sliney, LC on Radio Maria (August 15, 2022)

Grand! As always, it is difficult to get away, but so worth the trouble and time here to be renewed and to reconnect with the Lord.

Iris P.
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