Planning Your Visit

“In the fever and agitation of modern life, the need of meditation and spiritual repose impresses itself on Christian souls who desire to reflect on their eternal destiny, and direct their life in this world towards God.” —The Catholic Encyclopedia
Meal Schedule

  • Breakfast: 7:45 am

  • Lunch: 12:00 pm

  • Dinner: 5:30 pm


Please be prompt for all meals, and notify the Programs Office if you will not be able to attend one.

We ask that you inform us of any medical dietary restrictions or food allergies prior to your arrival.

Daily Mass Schedule


9:00 am, Sunday - Saturday


  • The Chapel of Our Lady of the Assumption and the Fisherman’s Chapel are open all day, every day for personal prayer.

  • If you are not Catholic, you are certainly welcome to worship with us, and we are glad to have you with us. We cannot offer you Holy Communion; however, we would encourage you to come up and receive a blessing from the priest at Communion time. Come through the line and approach the priest with your arms crossed in front of your chest.


Office Hours


8:30 am - 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Saturday


  • Closed from Noon to 12:45 pm for lunch every day

  • Please check-in at the Programs Office if you are arriving during those hours for your retreat.

  • If you are arriving after 4:30 pm, please call
    (860) 449-2865.


Gift Shop


Our Gift Shop is located in the hallway lobby of St. Michael’s Hall and offers a variety of products. Purchases are made on the honor system. Credit card purchases can be made in the Programs Office.

Smoking Policy


Smoking is not allowed in any of our buildings. Please utilize the receptacles located around the island for disposal.

Wi-Fi Access


  • While on Enders Island, visitors and guests are welcome to connect to the open "EndersWiFi" network available in most facilities on the island.

  • In keeping with the nature of our Mission, WiFi is unavailable between 12 am and 6 am. We invite you to embrace and enjoy this opportunity to unplug from the busyness of everyday life.

Dietary Restrictions

Our kitchen can accommodate gluten-free meals, however we are not a "certified, gluten-free" kitchen. Those with celiac or other strict gluten-free needs are encouraged to call our office to confirm dietary accommodations before registering.



Some of our retreatants may be in silence. We kindly ask that while you are on Enders Island, please respect the silence and maintain a spirit of quietness during your stay.


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Monday - Friday

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

(Closed Noon to 12:45 pm)


1 Enders Island
PO Box 399
Mystic, CT 06355

Home to the Southeastern Connecticut Office of the

Phone: (860) 536-0565

Fax: (860) 572-7655


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