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Shrine Mont

Shrine Mont – Annual Parish Retreat

Contact: Danny Gorham (fgorham103@aol.com)

The Annual Parish Retreat at Shrine Mont has long been a St. Christopher’s tradition.  Rectors have come and gone, the participants have changed, and the buildings have gone through some renovations, but the place itself has stayed fundamentally the same.  There is something deeply comforting about that.  It’s very much like coming home to where you grew up as a child.  Maybe the paint colors have changed and the drapes are different, but it’s still home.

If you haven’t been to Shrine Mont before, or if it has been a long time, prayerfully consider joining us next October for our first retreat in three years. Hopefully it will be followed by many more in the years to come.

What is Shrine Mont?

Officially, Shrine Mont is the Cathedral Shrine of the Transfiguration, and a Conference Center of the Episcopal Diocese of Virginia.  The outdoor stone shrine is actually the Cathedral of the Diocese of Virginia.  For a history of the Virginia House, the original hotel built in 1850, click here:  http://www.shrinemont.com/v.php?pg=29

Where is Shrine Mont?

Shrine Mont is located in Orkney Springs, VA about 13 miles west of I-81 near Mt. Jackson, VA, north of Harrisonburg.  It is about one mountain from the West Virginia border.  Click here for map: http://www.shrinemont.com/v.php?pg=5
What makes Shrine Mont so special?


For more information, or to express concerns, contact:

Danny Gorham (fgorham103@aol.com