St Josephs

St Joseph’s accommodation is in the upper level of the  beautiful old convent build by Edward Gell in 1870. The rooms have been converted from the original nuns cells and the girls domitory and all feature lovely views over the Carcoar hills and Shalom’s gardens.

There are 13 bedrooms which can cater for a maximum of 21 people. There are 2 double bedrooms, 1 with an ensuite bathroom.

Disabled access is available via the fire exit ramp directly to the street.

St Marys

St Marys accommodation is down the stairs in the old school building. There are 9 bedrooms with14 beds which can cater for a maximum of 15 people. There is one double bed and 2 bathrooms with a total of 3 showers and 3 toilets. There is also a lounge and tea/coffee area with a fridge and microwave.

St Mary’s accommodation is accessed by stairs leading down from the main building. Consequently it is not suitable accommodation for guests who cannot manage stairs without help.

Main Building

Upper Floor: St Josephs – Max 20 people, 13 Bedrooms, 16 Single Beds, 2 Double beds, 2 Large Shared Bathrooms (4 Showers, 5 Toilets) , Fire Exit Ramp/Disabled Access to Street with self-locking door.

Main entrance/Sitting room with toilet facilities. Large Conference room & Small Meditation room. House Chapel. 1 Double Bedroom – can be available for guests. Private living areas of Shalom Community

Lower entrance/sitting room, Breakfast Servery & Coffee Area, Scullery & Large Commercial Kitchen, Dining Rooms – max 50 diners, Access to back garden,Outdoor Dining Area & Labyrinth. Laundry available for guest’s use adjacent to back door.


Conference Room

  • Seating for up to 50 people 
  • Data Projector and speakers
  • White Boards
  • Small Breakout/Meditation Room

House Chapel

  • On most occasions the Blessed Sacrament is reserved here
  • The Community meets in the chapel for daily prayers. You are most welcome to join us. 
  • Our chapel is a place for quite prayer or meditation, please respect it and those who might be praying there.

Shalom Labyrinth

  • Available for use by Guests
  • Labyrinth Prayer Guides available
  • Labyrinth Exercises/Meditation by arrangement
  • Labyrinth Retreats run each year

Gardens & Outdoor Dining

  • Extensive gardens for quiet prayer/meditation
  • Outdoor seating and Tables for dining or group breakout
  • Shady Fruit Trees for cover
  • Barbecue, Smoker & Pizza Oven available.

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Shalom numbers from 2013-2017