New Skete is closed from February 01 to February 23, 2016, for Winter Retreat. The Nuns' Gift shop
will be open during normal business hours, Tuesday through Sunday.
The churches and the Nuns’ cheesecake bakery are touring opportunities for religious, school or senior groups with advance notice.
Visitors without an appointment are not permitted in the dog kennels due to health and safety precautions.
Our churches, gardens, bell tower, and hiking trail are open for self-guided tours, Tuesday through Sunday, closed Monday. The grounds are closed during community retreat times (mid-August through mid-September, and our mid-winter retreat, in February. For a copy of our self-guided tour brochure click here.
Our services are open to all.
For a detailed schedule of our services, pleaseclick here.
There are no public services on Monday.
Should you ever find yourself near our back door to New England, you are most welcome to visit and pray with us or simply to have some quiet time for reflection. The Nuns are located about 2 miles east of the village of Cambridge, New York, the Monks are about 4 miles further east. New Skete is located approximately 45 miles northeast of Albany, NY, and approximately 20 miles northwest of Bennington, VT in the gentle and lovely Taconic Mountains, which geologically sideswipe the Green Mountains of Vermont, just north of the Berkshire Hills of Massachusetts.
For information about the area and its attractions, please visit these websites:
Cambridge Valley Chamber of Commerce