Monastery Development

Mater Dolorosa Retreat Center Development Project Community Workshop

The City of Sierra Madre, in coordination with the Mater Dolorosa Community, is seeking your participation and input about a proposed housing development and new public park at the Monastery property.  

An in-person workshop will be held at the Tennis Courts at Memorial Park, behind City Hall, 232 W. Sierra Madre Boulevard. Social distancing practices will be maintained in accordance with the State of California Executive Orders N-33-20 and N-60-20 for control of COVID-19, and masks will be required. An alternative on-line session will be conducted as well. See below for participation instructions.  

Please click on the link to RSVP: https://www.picktime.com/CityofSierraMadre 


August 4th 
Participate in Person  
Tennis Courts at 232 W. Sierra Madre Boulevard

Reservations Required - Limited to 20 people per session in groups no more than 10.  All sessions will be presented with the same information (no need to attend all 3).
Workshop 1 – 2:30 – 4:00 PM
Workshop 2 – 4:30 – 6:00 PM
Workshop 3 – 6:30 – 8:00 PM


August 5th 
Participate via Zoom (Deadline to register for Zoom meeting is 8/4 at noon)
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
You will receive a confirmation/invitation via email closer to the meeting date after registering on PickTime.

Questions?  Contact the Planning and Community Preservation Department at 626-355-7138 or RSVP@cityofsierramadre.com

Save the Date for Monastery Workshop

The MOU FAQ presentation for the April 28th, 2020 City Council Meeting can be clicked through below.