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Our Motherhouse is a place of beauty, creativity, and peace – a treasure we want to share with your organization. The Sisters welcome your organization’s consideration of their historic campus, outdoor areas, new Dominican Center and Arts & Wellness Atrium rooms.

Reserve our Space

Motherhouse Chapel

  • Auditorium (beneath Chapel, lobby, restrooms, stage, piano, projection)

Dining Room

  • Main Dining Room
  • South Dining Room
  • Dining Room Patio

Dominican Atrium

  • St. Joseph Conference Room
  • Arts Activity Rooms (one locked closet, two sinks, counters, exterior entrances)
  • Wellness Room (small patio, two exterior doors with shutters)

Rosary Building (under restoration until Fall, 2022)

  • Large Parlor (flexible living room seating)
  • Small Parlor (conference table)
  • Mini Parlor (quiet conversation, two small couches)

Dominican Center

  • Welcoming Lobby (covered entrance, restrooms, food preparation area, refrigerator)
  • Exterior Courtyard
  • Main Assembly Room (movable partition, hearing loop technology, projector, screen, flexible seating/tables)
  • West Assembly (flat screen TV, flexible seating)  

Outdoor Areas

  • Chapel Courtyard
  • Chapel Lawn
  • West Lawn
  • Community Garden
  • Labyrinth
  • Motherhouse Meadow
  • Olive Tree Paths
  • East Orchard
  • God's Acre (Our Dominican Cemetery)

Snacks, beverages, meals and desserts prepared in our Motherhouse kitchen are available to guests who request food service.  Box lunches, catered meals or special foods can be delivered from outside vendors if approved in advance.

Internet access, projectors and screens, microphones, and other technology are available in certain rooms. Please share your event needs in advance. Onsite IT support staff is limited.

For more information please contact:

Motherhouse Administrator, S. Mary Virginia Leach
(510) 933-6334, maryv@msjdominicans.org




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