Compassionate Heart Day Retreat

LET YOUR COMPASSION NURTURE YOU!    As a doctor, nurse, aide, or social worker in pastoral care or engaged in any aspect of healthcare, you give from a COMPASSIONATE HEART!   Now, at the edge of burnout―or stuck in [...]


Caldwell Community

All Are Welcome Caldwell Community is an Intentional Eucharistic Community  Hosted at the WRH, come celebrate Sunday Morning Mass with us at 10:30am in the Chapel. "Our commitment is to the Word of God and [...]

Laudato Si’ Action Platform

WE'RE ALL PART OF GOD'S PLAN(ET) At the heart of our mission at WRH is a thriving Franciscan charism and care for the dignity of all creation. With that, we are partnering with other like-minded [...]

Franciscan Justice Circles

Participants have formed a Franciscan Justice Circle and new members are always welcome.  We gather at the Washington Retreat House on Saturdays at 10 a.m..   We invite Franciscan-hearted individuals who feel called to engage [...]

Washington Retreat House hosts a variety of events, such as:

  • Spirituality and study sessions
  • Faith and Film
  • Laudato Si sessions
  • Advent Prayer Sessions
  • New Year’s Retreat
  • Lenten Prayer Days
  • Special faith sharing sessions
  • Summer retreats

If you are interested in any of these events call 202-635-4000 or 202-529-1111.