The 24th Raspberry Festival will be Sunday, August 7, 2016 in Cottonwood, Idaho! Raspberry Festival is a one day event that features fun activities for the whole family including a pancake breakfast, grilled hamburgers, BBQ beef sandwiches, raspberry shortcake, jam and products, an Arts & Crafts Fair, Fun Run & Walk, live music, a kids’ carnival, Art Show, Car Show, hand-crafting demos, chapel tours, Museum visits and more.Learn more
Prayer awakens. Justice impels. Compassion acts.
Thy Kingdom come.
Eager to welcome God’s transforming power in ourselves and our world, we, the Benedictine sisters of the Monastery of St. Gertrude, seek God together through monastic profession and respond in healing hospitality, grateful simplicity, and creative peacemaking.About Us
Our retreat center hosts enriching and transforming retreats in Benedictine spirituality, spirituality and the arts, and more. We also offer individual retreats and welcome hosted groups. Our green facility features two conference rooms and 22 guest rooms, utilizing partial solar power as well as geothermal heating and cooling.Come for a retreat
We are delighted to share this beautiful setting with our guests at our very own bed and breakfast. Experience award-winning ecological stewardship and spectacular views of the rolling Camas Prairie, Gospel-Hump Wilderness and Seven Devils mountains. Skiing, fishing, river rafting, golf and biking are just minutes away. We look forward to welcoming you!Visit the Inn
Preserving the past for the future, the Museum features a rich and in-depth collection focusing on the history of North Central Idaho, specifically, mining, ranching, farming, the Chinese in Idaho, the Nez Perce, local characters, antique weapons and more. Our mission is to preserve the rich heritage of the Monastery of St. Gertrude, Camas Prairie, Snake River, Salmon River and surrounding areas. Our 8,000 square-foot facility houses collections of more than 60,000 artifacts, with 10,000 on display. Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.Visit the museum
Cynthia Schultz, OSB offers Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy, a gentle-touch health care method, at the Healing Center. This work is the art of deep listening to the subtle rhythms of the body, sensing and understanding that language, then appropriately responding to the body’s wisdom. It does not diagnose or challenge illness; rather it offers a non-invasive and gentle approach for direct experience of the inner self and the possibility for transmutation of old patterns of dis-ease.Learn more