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About The Valley


The Valley of the Mother of God is a Christian retreat center located on 308 acres, part of the Niagara Escarpment, situated on top of one of the highest hills of the beautiful Hockley Valley. Visiting this Christian Retreat Centre helps you discover inner peace, share in spiritual activities and appreciate of the tranquility of the surroundings. You may spend just a few hours or even a few days away from the hustle of the world in the vast amenities of this Christian Retreat Centre. Individuals, families and groups would enjoy spiritual services in the church, attend seminars in the meeting rooms, spend time in the library, and appreciate a delicious meal in one of the dining rooms. In addition the Valley offers various outdoor and indoor activities. In the winter you may participate in snowshoeing, tobogganing, ice skating and have fun around the camp fire. The summer adds more challenging enjoyable experiences with beach volley ball, archery, mini golf, big chess and checkers, horse shoe, and even a zip line and a tree trekking course.
A section of the Bruce Trail runs through the Valley in addition to a long stretch of walking trails. During your walk, stop for a moment by the Samaritan’s well or St Mary’s shrine by the pond. All around you are surrounded by God’s beautiful nature, forestry, a brook and ponds. Have your camera always ready as you will be surprised by what comes along from wildlife, deer, wild turkeys, birds??????
The fun and sports complex has rock climbing, a game room and a gymnasium. The children’s playground and the jumping castle, with the great outdoors will make for a fun-filled visit to the Valley. The indoor activities available in the games room include pool table, ping pong, foosball, air hockey, and as well many board games.
Sit in a gazebo at the top of a hill and the serenity will allow you to meditate and enjoy personal quiet time.
Remember to visit the book store and gift shop for a memorable souvenir. The courteous professional staff will spare no effort to make your stay more than pleasant in any of the various accommodations available. You may choose a family suite, in the main building or a motel style suite in St Joseph Inn, enjoy your own cottage at St Peter’s House of Angel’s House. We also have private or semi-private rooms and small dorms.


Service Times & Directions

Weekend Masses in English

Saturday Morning: 8:00 am

Saturday Vigil: 4:30 pm

Sunday: 7:30 am, 9:00 am, 10:45 am,
12:30 pm, 5:30 pm

Weekend Masses In Español

Saturday Vigil: 6:15pm

Sunday: 9:00am, 7:15pm

Weekday Morning Masses

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 8:30 am

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6654 Main Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513) 555-7856