St. John's Hermitage

A Sanctuary dedicated exclusively to Priests

John 17-26


Welcome to this unique sanctuary that provides a place of refreshment, hospitality, contemplation, fraternity and recreation for Priests.

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A place for inspired prayer

With 66 acres nestled in the rolling hills of Southern Ohio, St. John's Hermitage is the perfect place to spend time in the presence of our Holy Father.

A place for relaxation

St. John’s Hermitage is nestled in the rolling hills and ravines of McDermott, Ohio about 10 miles from Shawnee Hills State Park.

A place for reflection

The Hermitage is a place for all seasons. Mass, prayer, meals and fraternity, recreation (indoors and out) and a place for rest and reflection. away from every day responsibilities.