Cedarbrake Retreats

Days of Reflection

All Days of Reflection begin with light refreshments and registration at 8:30 a.m.

First Session begins promptly at 9 a.m. The day concludes at 2:30 p.m.

If you wish to stay a night in conjunction with the Day of Reflection, you may do so at a discounted rate depending on room availability. Please call in advance for room availability and reservations.

Weekend Retreats

All weekend retreats begin on Friday evening and end on Sunday before noon.

Meals are provided Saturday and Sunday morning.

All bed and bath linens are provided.

Personal items such as soap, shampoo, hair dryers, etc are not provided.

  • Cash, checks and money orders are welcome. Credit card payments may be made online by registering using the links below.


September 10: Living Daily with an Attitude of Gratitude

Father Angelo Bertini, Chaplain at Cedarbrake Retreat Center and Msgr. Elmer Holtman, Chaplain at Eagles Wings Retreat Center will be presenting this day. They will share what it means to live in gratitude. How do we develop and live with an attitude sharing joyfully all the gifts that we have received? The day will end with a Mass of Thanksgiving. Cost is $35 and includes lunch.

 " To be grateful is to recognize the love of God in everything He has given us - and He has given us everything."  Thomas Merton

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MUSIC MINISTRY RETREAT - For Parish Music Directors

September 19 & October 10 - A Retreat for Parish Music Directors

A Retreat for Parish Music Directors! Come to a retreat designed for your busy life: a Day of Renewal, followed by 2 weeks of online retreat at your own pace, and a Final Morning of prayer, worship and refreshment. Receive spiritual tools to encounter Christ in your music ministry and recharge your spiritual batteries. Led by Daniel Girardot, it includes the Sacrament of Reconciliation with Fr. Leon Streider, liturgical prayer, and a Mass of Thanksgiving. Cost is $40.00 for everything. Please register by September 12 in order to receive important pre-retreat materials.  Click here to register.


Saturday, September 20: Discerning God's Will

In specific circumstances of life and in major decisions, we wonder, “What is God’s will for me?” Normally we do not hear an exterior voice; but through prayer, we can be guided to listen to an interior voice. The Apostles of Interior Life are Religious Sisters from Italy trained in Ignatian Spirituality. They will lead the retreat “Discerning God’s Will” on Sept. 20 at Cedarbrake Catholic Retreat Center in Belton. The sisters serve at St. Mary Catholic Center in College Station and will share their wisdom and experience. Cost is $35 and includes lunch. To register call (254) 780-2436.Click here to register.



October 4: Scripture and Music with Cindy Isaacson

Come experience a day away as we allow scripture, song and story to inform our lives. Listening with the ears of the heart, we will read scripture, listen, and participate with music and allow the Holy Spirit to be our guide. Presenters Sue Folwer and Cindy Isaacson are both retired teachers and are very active in music. Cost is $35 and includes lunch. Click here to register.

October 11: Our Lady of Guadalupe with Rev. Pedro Garcia

Join us as Father Pedro Garcia, pastor at St. Elizabeth Parish in Pflugerville, presents on Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of the Americas. The story of Juan Diego and his encounter with Our Lady is a beautiful example of saying yes to God. The reflection will begin at 9 a.m. and conclude at noon. The cost is $15 Click here to register.

October 18: Single Parent Spirituality Retreat with  Rev. Barry Cuba

Come join us as Father Barry Cuba of St. Mary's Catholic Center in College Station will discuss ways of keeping your spirituality alive as a busy, single parent. Cost is $35 and includes lunch. More information to follow. Click here to register.

November 19: Abundant Living with Cheryl Maxwell

Cheryl "Max" Maxwell is the Director of the Office of Worship of the Diocese of Austin and the Secretariat Director for Formation and Spirituality. More information will follow. Click here to register.