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.


Dec. 3: Advent Dinner with Bishop Daniel Garcia

The annual Advent Dinner will be held on Dec. 3 with wine and cheese served at 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner and a presentation. Our guest speaker is Auxiliary Bishop Daniel Garcia. The cost is $25. Click here to register.

Dec. 4-6: 2015 Silent Advent Retreat

Join us as we take time away to prepare our hearts and minds for the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ. The retreat begins Friday evening and concludes with Mass on Sunday. Spiritual direction is available. Cost is $165 (private room). Click here to register.

Jan. 22-24: 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 p.m. and concludes at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday. The cost for the retreat is $135 and includes 2 nights, linens, materials and meals. The next retreat will be Jan. 22-24.  We are accepting registrations now.  For more information and to register, call (254) 780-2436 and ask for Beverly.

Jan. 30: Encountering Christ (in Round Rock) with the Dominican Sisters of Mary

“Encountering Christ” is a retreat co-sponsored by Cedarbrake and led by the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist at St. John Vianney Parish in Round Rock. The day retreat will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and is based on the diocesan Pastoral Plan entitled “Encounter that Leads to Transformation.” The cost is $25, with lunch included. Please register through Cedarbrake. Click here to register.

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.

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.