St. Mary’s Seminary is a non-profit retreat center offering a variety of accommodations and programs to meet the needs of the local church, community, spirituality oriented programs, and non-profit groups. St. Mary’s is operated by members of the Congregation of the Mission, popularly known as “Vincentians”.
St. Mary’s is located in the hills of Santa Barbara and overlooks the city and the ocean. It provides an atmosphere of prayer, study, and reflection. Dormitory accomodations, dining facility, and several conference rooms of various sizes are available. For individual or small group retreats, Vincent house provides seven private rooms, a chapel, living room, kitchenette and patio.