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Check out the article, "Petting a wolf", by Sr. Mary Ann Flannery about her experience with Mohican, a red wolf, in the December 29, 2017 edition of the






"My room...

my food,,,

what I learned...

all wonderful"

                        - KD




"I am writing to thank you for a special and meaningful visit to your wonderful retreat center in the beautiful

Smokey Mountains, 

You provided us with everything we needed and more"


"Thank you for the wonderful accomodations.

I was able to get more time for prayer, more "down" time and more sleep.  Above all, I feel so at home!"

                              -Sr E., OP


"I loved the mountains, creek, peace, quiet, people, and all that makes Maggie
Valley, Living Waters, a special place to fill up with God."

                                    - SCR

Check out the article in the December 29, 2017 edition of the National Catholic Reporter. Petting a Wolf: a spiritual experience was written by Sr. Mary Ann Flannery of her experience with Mohican at retreat here in Maggie Valley at Living Waters. You can visit with a wolf and Rob Gudger, "the wolfman" during the Nature retreat October 15-21, 2018.




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The handicap chair lift is fully operational 

for those needing assistance to reach the second floor of the main building and Francis Hall













 Our recent visitor came to visit with St, Francis


                                        First snow