welcome to marello youth retreat center

Marello Youth Retreat Center is a spiritual haven for youth
located in the beautiful, rolling hills of Loomis, California.

The Retreat Center operates as a ministry of
the Oblates of St. Joseph,
a religious order of priests and brothers
devoted to encouraging the welfare of youth.
This setting affords youth the opportunity to experience
peace and prayer, respite and recreation, fun and faith.

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The world can be a busy place,
filled with distractions and confusing messages. That’s why time away for a retreat is really important for young people. Take a look at these upcoming events to find out more about Marello Youth Retreat Center, and why it is a spiritual haven for young people.

All Events

Decision Point
for High School Students
aged 14 – 17

Presented By Fr. Sergio Perez, O.S.J.

April 21 – 23, 2017

Going Out Into the Deep:
Cultivating spiritual discipline
Young Adults 18 – 35

Presented By Fr. Sergio Perez, O.S.J.

April 29 – 30, 2017

Our Mission

The Marello Youth Retreat Center operates as a spiritual haven for youth.
Here, children and young adults join together for single or multi-day retreats.
Groups enjoy accommodations conducive for prayer, study, reflection, meditation, friendship and fun as they journey towards spiritual maturity.

Contact Us for your next Retreat!


Marello Youth Retreat Center often fills dates 6 months to a year out, therefore, it is recommended that inquiries are made as far in advance as possible.


6530 Wells Avenue
Loomis, CA 95650


PHONE: 916.652.6155
EMAIL: info@marelloyrc.org

“Strive to sanctify the little things in life.
A little act of patience or charity accompanied by a right intention
is of immense value before God”

St. Joseph Marello

Meet the Oblates of St. Joseph

Fr. Matthew Spencer
Fr. Matthew
Spencer, OSJ
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Fr. Sergio Perez
Fr. Sergio
Perez, OSJ
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Fr. Phillip Massetti, OSJ
Massetti, OSJ
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Br. David Pohorsky
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