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Welcome to Rosa Mystica

Rosa Mystica House of Prayer is a spiritual destination that is ideal for individuals, groups or parish trips. We welcome visitors of all backgrounds and spiritual needs. We invite you to come and experience what Our Lady and Our Lord has in store for you here at Rosa Mystica. Come as an individual or with a group, and begin your spiritual journey today.

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We are happy to assist you in the organization of your pilgrimage.
Contact us at 516-273-2667 or

Devotional Areas

Rosa Mystica House of Prayer offers 70 acres of spiritual sanctuary and is home to multiple chapels, grottoes, statues, and the St. Maria Goretti Relic Museum, which holds over 100 relics. Immerse yourself in the rich and miraculous history of the grounds, where prayer, silence, and beauty draw the soul closer to God.

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Rosa Mystica Map

Rosa Mystica Main Chapel

The main chapel was built in 1985 by the monks from the Marian movement of Priests. It holds an 8.5’ Rosa Mystica statue, exhibiting a life-like presence of the Blessed Mary.

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We offer a range of on and off-site accommodations to make your stay comfortable, memorable, and convenient. Choose between options including our cottages, St. Joseph’s House, Magnolia House, and more to suit the needs of your individual or group visit.

For additional booking information, please contact us at 607-206-2523 or

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Plan Your Trip

Plan Your Trip

Edmeston is a picturesque town in Otsego County, New York. We are located about 20 miles from Cooperstown, where there is the National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum, The Farmer’s Museum, Glimmerglass State Park and so much more.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Access answers to the most common questions and concerns we receive from visitors.

When is Rosa Mystica House of Pray open?

Rosa Mystica House of Prayer is open daily from 8:00am to 6:00pm.

Can I come alone to Rosa Mystica House of Prayer?

Yes, all are welcome at Rosa Mystica House of Prayer – individuals and groups.

How should I dress?

It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes with traction and a few layers. It is recommended to also bring a poncho.

Are there accommodations on site?

There are accommodations on site, including 14 cottages (that can accommodate up to 52 people) and a 6 bedroom house (that can accommodate up to 18 people). For additional booking information, please contact us at 607-206-2523 or

Are food and beverages available?

Beverages are available daily. Food is only available during specific events. However, you are welcome to bring your own food that does not require heating. Food can be purchased at nearby stores.

Can we sell or distribute our own materials?

Selling or distribution of any materials on the property without the express permission of the Rosa Mystica manager is not permitted.

Are pets allowed?

Pets are not allowed on the premises during Rosa Mystica and Padre Pio Feast Day events out of consideration for the safety of all pilgrims. However, service dogs are permitted to assist individuals with a handicap. The service dog must be wearing a service dog vest to be allowed on the property.

Is there pet sitting nearby?

There is a kennel in the area:
Breezy Acres Boarding Kennel
1999 Co Rd 16, Burlington Flats, NY 13315
(607) 965-6811

Is the property handicapped accessible?

Yes. You can access the Main Chapel and Divine Healer Chapel, which are both handicap accessible.

Can a priest come and minister?

A priest needs approval from our diocese in order to say Mass at Rosa Mystica.

A priest who comes to Rosa Mystica needs to have a letter of good standing from his bishop or provincial. Please send this paperwork as soon as possible.

This letter should be addressed and mailed to:
Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger
Diocese of Albany
40 N Main Avenue, Albany, NY 12203 

It should also be emailed to and cc so the manager can follow up.