Oblates of the Passionist Nuns of Clarks Summit

"The Oblates of the Passion are an Association of Christ's Faithful affiliated with a Passionist Monastery or residence." (Canons, 298,301)


"Our purpose as Oblates is to promote devotion to and the grateful memory of Jesus' sacred Passion, striving to understand its redemptive meaning in our lives and in the lives of others." (Canon 305, #1)


Oblates are members who have made the public Act of Oblation. As much as possible, they attend the monthly meetings as well as the annual retreat and other gatherings.


If you are interested in becoming an Oblate of the Passionist Nuns Clarks Summit, please contact Sister Teresita or Elaine Palfrey at passionistnunscls@yahoo.com.


Click the link below to go to the St. Gabriel's Oblates WordPress Page.


St. Gabriel's Oblates WordPress Page

Featured Fall Retreats

Fall Retreats Registration
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The following retreats have openings for the Fall. Please call Kathy Porter at (570) 586-4957 for registration, payment, and more information.


You can download the form for the retreats by clicking the link above.

September 7-9, 2018


“The Adventure to Live Holiness”– Preached Retreat for Women
From the Scriptures to Pope Francis' latest Apostolic Exhortation. We are called to be holy. Our holiness
is found in begin true to God in our everyday lives right where we are. Daily we walk with our Sisters
and Brothers on this marvelous journey to holiness.

October19-21, 2018

“ The Passion of Jesus” - Preached Retreat for Men and Women -
As we celebrate the Feast of Saint Paul of the Cross, Founder of the Passionists, this retreat will offer
a more silent experience as the participants reflect on the great love Jesus Christ had for us in
His Passion.

Schedule a Retreat

If you or your group are interested in scheduling a retreat, or if you would like more information, please contact our Retreat Coordinator, Kathleen Porter at (570) 586-4957.


Passionist Nuns

St. Gabriel's Retreat Center

631 Griffin Pond Road

Clarks Summit, PA 18411

Phone: (570) 586-4957

FAX: 570-587-3314

E-mail: kporter@epix.net



Because we are an older community, we are open, after a period of mutual discernment, to receiving women of mature age who are experiencing a call to contemplative community. Please contact Sister Teresita to schedule an appointment.


Phone: (570) 586-2791
FAX: 570-587-3314
E-mail: sistertec@yahoo.com

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