Cedarbrake Retreats

Days of Reflection

Unless otherwise stated, all Days of Reflection begin with light refreshments & registration at 8:30 a.m. 

Most Days of Reflection begin promptly at 9 a.m. and conclude 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.



Feb. 10: Ash Wednesday

The Lenten season is time for growth in our spiritual life. We invite you to take advantage of the opportunity to deepen your experience  of Christ.  Jesus says, “If anyone wants to become my followers, let them deny themselves, take up their cross and follow me”  (Lk 9:23). We will begin with Mass and the distribution of ashes. Brian Egan, Beverly Collin and Father Joseph Nisari will present this day. Cost is $35 lunch included. Click here to register.

Feb. 19-21: Silent Lenten Retreat

“Very early in the morning, Jesus got up and went off to a  solitary place where he prayed” (MK 1:35). When was the last time you went off to a quiet place and prayed? Cedarbrake is offering a time and place to do just that. The retreat begins Friday evening with a soup and bread dinner and ends with Mass on Sunday morning. Cost is $165. All rooms are private. Click here to register.

Saturday, Feb. 27: RCIA Retreat

Come and explore the meaning of Christ’s resurrection and why our need for “so great a Redeemer” is an ongoing journey both for those entering the Catholic church and those continuing the Christian life. Tracy Rodenborn, Director of RCIA at Emmaus Catholic Parish in Lakeway, will lead this retreat. The retreat is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and the cost is $25 per person (lunch included). Please register through your Parish RCIA leader.


March 4-6: Annual Workshop for Spiritual Directors with Fr. Timothy Gallagher, OMV

This workshop for Spiritual directors is with Oblates of the Virgin Mary Father Timothy Gallagher, leading us on “St. Ignatius of Loyola’s Rules for the Discernment of Spirits.” Father Timothy helps us understand the rules and how their insights are necessary for our spiritual growth. His book The Discernment of Spirits is essential reading for today’s spiritual director. Cost is $240 for a private room, $195 for a shared room and $95 for a commuter. Click here to register.


Sábado, 12 de marzo del 2016 Jubileo de la misericordia con Edgar Ramírez

Venga a tener un Encuentro con la misericordia de Dios: Jesucristo. En este retiro exploraremos la misericordia que el Papa Francisco y la Iglesia Católica han experimentado en la persona de Cristo Jesus y así Transformados por la fuerza del Espíritu Santo seamos enviados a ser misericordiosos como el Padre lo es. El costo de retiro es de $25 dólares incluye almuerzo t material.

Edgar Ramirez,  director de la oficina del Ministerio Hispano para nuestra diócesis guiara este día de oración y reflexión. Haga clic aquí para registrarse.


Sunday, April 3 Divine Mercy Retreat (Day of Reflection)

Who needs forgiveness and MERCY?  You, me, everyone, even Pope Francis who says, "God never tires of forgiving us; we are the ones who tire of seeking His mercy."  On Sunday, April 3, 2016, Fr. Brian Eilers will lead this retreat looking at the life of St. Faustina and the message of Divine Mercy to her, and to us as missionaries of mercy. The day begins at 9:30am and ends by 2:30pm; it includes Mass, the sung chaplet and lunch. The costs is $25 per person. Click here to register. 


April 22-24: Encountering Christ with Fr. Albert Haase, OFM

Jesus says, “My sheep hear my voice and they will follow me.” We invite you to come to this special retreat to listen to what Jesus has to say to you. The retreat will be led by Fr. Albert Haase, OFM who will give talks centered around the transformation we encounter with Jesus as a “process of being conformed by the Spirit of God into the image of Christ for the sake of others.” Fr. Albert is a popular preacher, teacher and spiritual director and a guest on Relevant Radio. He was a missionary in China for eleven years and is the author of nine books on spirituality and the presenter on four bestselling DVDs by Paraclete Press. The cost for the retreat is $210 for a single room, $170 for a shared room & $95 for commuters; all meals included. Click here to register.