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The Alcyon Center, on Seal Cove, Mount Desert Island (Maine, USA) is a retreat center grounded in the contemplative tradition. Set on five wooded acres, with nearly 300 feet of frontage on tidal Seal Cove, the Center includes the Main House with four guest rooms and a meeting space; a cedar log cabin with three guest rooms, two rustic hermitages, as well as nature trails, benches and hammock for relaxing, and a gazebo by the cove. Life at the Center is inspired by the ancient monastic rhythm of work and prayer, alone and together.

  • Hospitality to you who hunger and thirst for a deeper spiritual life.
  • An emerging contemporary conversation about the renewal of spiritual life and culture.
  • A quiet place of beauty for rest and renewal of body, soul, and spirit.
  • A small spiritual community living a daily rhythm of work, prayer, study and rest.
  • Study and training in the life and practices of the inner contemplative tradition of prayer.

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