Cedarbrake Retreats

Days of Reflection

Unless otherwise stated, all Days of Reflection begin with light refreshments & 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.


Wednesday, November 19: The Gift of Transition with Cheryl Maxwell

Everyone experiences times of transition. Change is a natural part of life which can often be filled with uncertainty, anxiety and pain. This retreat will examine these times and offer the opportunity to re-evaluate our purpose through the eyes of faith.  Cheryl "Max" Maxwell is the Director of the Office of Worship of the Diocese of Austin and the Secretariat Director for Formation and Spirituality. Click here to register.


Saturday, November 22: Evangelization in the Spirit of Pope Francis with Fr. Bruce Nieli

Reflect on Pope Francis' encyclical, "Joy of the Gospel" and how we are called to spread the "Good News" to others through our words and actions. Fr. Bruce Nieli, a Paulist priest serving at St. Austin's church and a gifted retreat master, will lead this day of reflection. Cost is $35 and includes lunch. Click here to register.


December 5-7: Advent Silent Retreat

Join us as we take some much needed time from the hustle and bustle of the Christmas season. This is an opportunity to take some quiet time to prepare your hearts for the coming of our Savior. Spiritual Direction will be available. Cost is $165 per person and includes a private room, meals and linens. Click here to register.


Tuesday, December 9: The Annual Advent Dinner with Msgr. Louis Pavlicek 

Our annual Advent Dinner will be held on Tuesday, December 9. We will begin at 6:30 pm with wine and cheese, followed by dinner and a presentation. Msgr. Louis Pavlicek will be our guest speaker. The cost is $25. Click here to register.