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We invite you to step back from the busyness of life. Spaciousness, clarity, connection, and peace are just a few of the gifts that await you in our contemplative community without walls.

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eremos (eh-ray-mos)

Greek word meaning solitary place, quiet place, desert place

We seek to provide opportunities for people of all faith traditions and all walks of life to step back from the hectic pace of life and reconnect to their Source. In the spaciousness created within the Eremos community, you are gently invited to behold the Mystery of God within all that is. As you open to the awareness that you are a unique expression of God within the world, burdens are lightened, clarity comes, and compassion for yourself and others is reawakened.

One description of prayer is “Stand before God with your head on your heart.” At Eremos, we invite each member of our community to “rest your head on the heart of God within you.” We don’t teach technique or method. We invite you to come in and experience. While some contemplative groups focus on the mind, at Eremos we accentuate the heart.

Whether you choose to accept our invitation via a solitary pause at our contemplative center, spiritual direction, a small support group, an offsite program, or a retreat, you are welcome here.

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Have you experienced the gentle, supportive, transformational gifts of Eremos? Whatever your story or experience, we welcome your financial support!

Upcoming events

Re-Engage with the Heart of Your MissionTime: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
One Thousand Points of LightTime: 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Contemplative Mornings: San AntonioTime: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Eremos morning retreat in the beauty of God’s creation helped me remember who I am and how I want to live. What a gift this has been for me.

Jean’s Monthly Reflections

Contemplative Support Groups

If you’d like to experience the benefits of connecting to and exploring your relationship with the Divine in the company of a small group of fellow travelers on the contemplative path, please consider joining one of the following groups. Learn More

Spiritual Direction

Are you looking to discern “with eyes to see” what you’re being called to next in your life, relationships, or work? Discover if Spiritual Direction is Right for You Learn More


In a world that does not support the contemplative life, we believe that people at all stages of life and work and financial circumstances should be able to receive the contemplative support of our community regardless of their ability to pay. Scholarship Info