My Father’s House, a renewal and retreat center located on 62 acres of beautiful rolling hills, was founded by co-directors, Missionary of the Holy Apostles Father Bill McCarthy, and Sister of St. Joseph, Sister Bernadette Sheldon, who received the vision to start a house of prayer. It was officially dedicated by Bishop Daniel P. Reilly on June 15, 1984. The facility has available places to meet your needs along physical, spiritual, and recreational lines,. It’s thrust is Catholic and ecumenical, charismatic and mainstream, individual and family. Its life style is simple, loving, and prayerful. It is also available for family reunions and receptions. There is a large Christian video and audio cassette library, gift shop, a theater which holds 600 as well as an outdoor shrine with a stage and firepit for recreational activities or outdoor Masses all in a typical rustic, resort-type setting. The charism of My Father’s House is the Father’s love that is manifested personally to each through Jesus. The spirituality centers on a personal relationship with Christ; the formation and enhancement of open, loving, sensitive, and forgiving relationships; and the enabling of everyone to realize and fulfill the personal call of God upon their lives.