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Worship in a peaceful setting

This monastery has very nice grounds with modern sculptures around them. Masses are held in a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Charles D
Framingham, United States
St Anthony's offers solitude and peace

Feel the stillness in the woods, walk the grounds and feel God's ever loving presence. It's a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Oakville, Canada
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St. Anthony's Monastery is situated on a 66 acre estate with lovely rolling lawns, riverside walking paths and English Gardens.
28 Beach Ave, Kennebunkport, ME 04043-7628
+1 207-967-4865
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This monastery has very nice grounds with modern sculptures around them. Masses are held in a large chapel with interesting architecture and are better than average in message and delivery. Very interesting history of this community of monks..

Thank Charles D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's worth stopping-off to look at this but one of those attractions where you wouldn't pay to visit

Thank Steven H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Feel the stillness in the woods, walk the grounds and feel God's ever loving presence. It's a place to feel gratitude for all the blessings in your life and to gain strength for the trials and tribulations. The gift shop has beautiful religious items that...More

Thank Marisa403
Reviewed 15 October 2018

We needed a place to stay in the Kennebunk area and chose the monastery since it would make it easy to go to Mass on Sunday. The accommodations were humble, but comfortable and we had everything we needed. The grounds are beautiful, and we thoroughly...More

Thank Paulette B
Reviewed 12 October 2018

The outdoor space and structures are interesting as both monuments and as art. A small trail leads from the main parking lot through a wooded area (about a 10 minute walk) with a few more smaller statues of various saints. The two largest structures are...More

Thank AmeiK30
Reviewed 8 October 2018

This is our third visit to the Monastery and everytime we discover something new. We followed the path to the Lithuanian grotto and found the relics imbedded in the stones. We stop and Prayed for so many people at this sight. The Cross along the...More

Thank John V
Reviewed 2 October 2018

An amazing development. The open air shrines are showing wear. The interior of the Monastery is impressive as is the chapel. Our visit was in the middle of the day midweek so the atmosphere inside the main building was somewhat lacking.

Thank dgr216
Reviewed 11 August 2018

I have been nere on a personal visit as well as a church group bus tour. It is such a tranquil and serene place to visit and/or to worship. The grounds are quite spread out & the statuary throughout is beautiful. There is lodging and...More

1  Thank 131patq
Reviewed 10 August 2018

On our trolley tour we stopped at this Lithuanian monastery. The architecture, like most in this are was beautiful, and the fact that church was offered along with tours of the premises. There was even a celebration all the way through Fall and up to...More

1  Thank Momma J
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Breakfast now includes hot dishes, salt-water swimming pool still is inviting, and available Confession and Mass at the Monastery still welcomes.

Thank CaptainDG
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8 October 2016|
Response from CherylPhiladelphia | Reviewed this property |
You need to call and inquire.... Maine in general is dog friendly (we took our dog this year 2016) But we carefully checked all our lodging and dining choices (btw- call!!!!! Some places do not advertise ok for well mannered... More
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Not sure where the Prelude is - there was loads of parking a one min. walk from the modestly in a large parking lot.