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.



May 29-31, 2015          A Healing Hearts Retreat          

Healing Hearts is a weekend retreat designed for women who have suffered any kind of sexual trauma. The retreat begins Friday evening at 6:30 pm and concludes at 11:30 pm on Sunday. The cost for the retreat is $135 and includes 2 nights, linens, materials and meals. 

We are now accepting registrations. 

For more info and to register, please call 254-780-2436 and ask for Beverly.


Saturday, March 28: Love Among the Ruins 9am-2pm

Father Angelo Bertini will lead an in-depth look at the book of Hosea and show how God's divine love is misunderstood by the very people on whom it is lavished. Cost is $35 and includes lunch. Click here to register.


Weekday Retreat: Sunday – Tuesday, April 19-21, “New Beginnings!”

We often see spring as a time of new beginnings. Our faith, the resurrection, is the greatest sign of hope, beginning anew. Spend a few days reflecting on new ways to follow Our Lord during the Easter season. The cost is $195 for private room, $160 (per person) for a shared room and $85 for commuter. Click here to register.


Workshop for Spiritual Directors, April 24-26

Fr. Albert Haase, O.F.M. will facilitate this retreat. Fr. Haase is a Franciscan friar, author, national speaker and director for two spiritual direction programs in the Midwest. The weekend will include 2 presentations, 2 case studies, role playing, Mass and  a Q&A session. The cost is $105 for a shared room, $120 for a private room, and $65 for commuters. Meals and linens included.

Please call or email to register.


Monday, April 27: Seasons of Our Lives and What They Teach Us! 

This day will be based on the book by Sisters Joyce Rupp and Macrina Wiederkehr. We will explore the relationship between the seasons of the earth and the seasons of our lives to help us discover the stepping stones of our spiritual growth and the awareness of God’s presence in and around us. Cost is $35. Beverly Collin, Assistant Director, will facilitate this day. Click here to register.

Desert Solitude, June 5-10

The practice of intentional silence is non-negotiable. It is essential to growth and spiritual awakening. You just have to do it!  Cedarbrake offers that opportunity with Desert Solitude, a 6 day silent retreat.  Centering prayer and daily mass are at the heart of this retreat. We offer 3 night, 4 night or 5 night options.  Click here to register.


3 nights, $300 single, $550 couple.

4 nights, $360 single, $640 couple.

5 nights, $420 single, $720 double. 


Sábado,  06 de junio: La Mujer Samaritana Nuestra Sed para Dios

Todos tenemos sed de Dios y estamos buscando a Dios en nuestras vidas. Jesus encontro a una mujer samaritana y ofrecio a ella agua viva y un comienzo nuevo en su vida. “El que beba del agua que yo le doy nunca vovera a tener sed y el  agua que yo le doy brotara como un manatial dentro de uno” dice Jesus.

El dia de retiro incluye presentaciones sobre Juan 4: 1-42, tiempo para compartir en grupos y tiempo en silencio.

El dia sera guiada por la Hermana Elena (Helen) Raycraft,O.P.

El costo es de $25 y el almuerzo está incluido.  Haga clic aquí para registrarse.


Saturday, June 20: Tear Down the Walls

How big is your wall; what prevents you from being free? And, what’s on the other side of the wall? St. Paul says, “Nothing can separate us from the love of God.” (Romans 8). Brian Egan will lead this Day of Reflection. Cost is $35 and includes lunch. Click here to register.


Starting Anew, July 17-19, 2015

This retreat is for men and women who have gone through the trial of divorce and want to find healing and support. The retreat will be an opportunity to reflect and share together on how a dream has ended and how a new one can begin. Brian Egan & Beverly Collin will lead this retreat. The cost is $150 for a shared room, includes all meals.  Click here to register.


Wednesday, July 29, 2015: Mary and The Saints

The scriptures are filled with examples of the love Mary and the Women of the New Testament had for Jesus.

Join us as our presenter; Lynda Villasana shares her own stories, insights and experiences of Mary and the Saints, with the opportunity to share your own.

The day will be filled with sharing, quiet time, mass and lunch. Cost is $35.  Click here to register.



Prayer and Temperament: Using the Myers Briggs: August 7-9

Knowing something about temperament can give us many insights into the way we act and pray. Our temperaments influence the direction we will take in our relationship with God. There are different prayer forms for different personalities and we will spend the weekend exploring those.

The fee for the Myers Briggs Instrument will be included in the cost for the weekend retreat. Beverly Collin, certified MBTI practitioner will facilitate this retreat.

Cost is $195 for a private room, $160 per person for a shared room, and $85 for commuters. Click here to register.


Saturday, August 22: Basics of the Bible

Spend a few hours on Saturday getting to know about Our Lord. When we learn about the bible we are learning about God's plan for ous. Learn how the bible was formed and more importantly, how the bible can form us into followers of Jesus. Brian Egan will lead this Day of Reflection. Cost is $35 and includes lunch. Click here to register.