Our Lady of the Angels
House of Prayer
Retreat Center

Welcome to the Provincial House grounds of the School Sisters of St. Francis of Christ the King and our Franciscan tradition of keeping Jesus central in our lives. This Retreat Center is situated in the southwestern corner of the Archdiocese of Chicago, it offers a panoramic view of  the Des Plaines valley and acres of walking space.

Sr.Barbara Markovich holds an MA of "Leadership in Formative Spirituality" from Duquesne University, an MA in Counseling from DePaul University as well as a certificate in Liturgy from the Institute in Chicago.  She has a rich background which includes Formative Ministry, group and directed retreats, and individual spiritual direction.  Sr. Barbara has served as the director of Our Lady of the Angels House of Prayer- Retreat Center since 1998.

We Welcome you to our Retreat Center for:

  • Eucharistic Adoration
  • Solitude and reflection
  • Individual day(s) of reflection
  • Small group retreats
  • Directed and private retreats
  • Meeting/gathering space
  • Young adult groups
  • Team building
  • Spiritual direction


Our Facilities

Our Lady of the Angels House of Prayer- Retreat Center

  • Tri-level residential type home including:
  • Eucharistic Chapel
  • Kitchen with refrigerator/freezer, stove, microwave
  • Dining Room
  • Three bedrooms
  • Spacious sitting room

 Our Lady of the Angels Center

  • 13 bedrooms accomodating an additional 19 overnight guests
  • In room half bath
  • Newly renovated private shower rooms
  • Newly renovated Sunflower Room (meeting/eating) accommodates 36 guests
  • Flatscreen TV with HDMI hook up
  • WiFi available
  • Meals provided upon request

Our Location

Our Lady of the Angels House of Prayer- Retreat Center

13820 Main Street

Lemont, IL 60439


Contact Us

Phone:   630-257-8368

Email:    srbarbarahop.47@gmail.com