53 Mill Street, Westfield, MA 01085 • 413.562.3627

Private Retreats

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Schedule and structure your own time away for one or several days. Your stay can simply be for quiet rest and renewal away from your normal routine. Or, if you wish, spiritual direction, BioSpiritual Focusing, massage therapy and Reiki sessions may also be available by individual practitioner appointment.


This week has been a call to freedom, an invitation to let regrets and old restrictions die and to identify with the new things happening within me with my spiritual life. I feel as if good things are ahead of me no matter the circumstances. Where else but Genesis could this unfold?           

I can’t thank you enough for your love and care this week. It was wonderful to experience the art of Focusing. Needless to say, I couldn’t have been in a better place when learning of my grandson’s death. Feeling the blessing in being in everyone’s thoughts and prayers gave me a feeling of God’s family.

Genesis offers stillness and healing of the heart that is rare – a gem in western Massachusetts. The warmth and kindness of the sisters and all the staff makes/allows that gem to shire even more deeply and even more brightly. So much lovely generosity for which I am grateful.

From its beginning the earth is a spiritual as well as a physical reality.
-Thomas Berry