St. Mary Magdalene Retreat House is a prayer facility belonging to the Archdiocese of Nairobi. The aim of the Retreat Centre is to facilitate the groups and individuals, priests, religious men and women and the laity; program of spiritual exercises, religious formation, and catechesis.
Situated within the prayer grounds of the Resurrection Garden, people of all faiths frequents it to seek God, be spiritually nourished and renewed through silence, reflection, and prayer, assisted by the many Biblical and devotional features found in this Garden.
The choice of the name ‘St. Mary Magdalene Retreat House’ becomes meaningful for those like Mary Magdalene of the Gospels who go in the garden looking for where the Christ is. These pilgrims, who remain for some days looking for the person of Christ like St. Mary Magdalene, meet the Risen Christ who sends them to go out and announce that He is risen. Such people live the Retreat House renewed and full of joy for having met the risen Christ.