Frequently-asked questions

The following is a list of frequently-asked questions about Mount Alvernia Retreat Center and their answers:

Q1: How old is Mount Alvernia?

A: Mount Alvernia was built in 1950 and served as a Franciscan seminary. In 1967, its role changed to that of a retreat center.

Q2: What parish is Mount Alvernia part of?

A: Although Mount Alvernia has a congregation, Mount Alvernia is not a parish. It is part of the Province of the Immaculate Conception, New York.

Q3: How can I arrange to have a Mass said for a deceased family member?

A: Arrangements can be made by contacting the Mount Alvernia Office.

Q4: Where else do the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate Conception Province minister?

A: Franciscan friars minister in parishes and schools in the northeastern part of the United States, in Toronto Canada, Rome Italy, and in the missions of Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador.

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