The Missionary Oblates and Staff at Immaculata Offer A Variety Of Retreat Experiences:

  • Theme Retreats
  • Faith Formation Programs
  • Retreats For Sisters
  • Senior Renewal Days For Seniors
  • Private & Directed Retreats 
  • A Monthly “Day Away On Your Own” For Busy Professionals & Retirees

Whether your goal is spiritual growth, recovery from addiction or emotional healing, Immaculata Retreat House provides a range of programs developed with the greatest care to help you obtain the direction you are seeking. Our people are among the very best in their fields and each is totally committed to providing the kind of life-changing experience you can take with you for the strength to succeed in your daily life.

We offer outreach to the Brazilian, Haitian, Franco-American and Hispanic communities. We also offer a number of retreats for persons in recovery from alcoholism, drug addiction and for family members and friends affected by another’s drinking. We provide space for parish-based ACTS retreats (Adoration, Community, Theology and Service) and youth Confirmation programs as well as Married Couples retreats.

Please take a few moments to browse our programs below. You can register online, by phone or by email.

Our Retreats

Married Couples


Our married couple’s retreat is a  weekend designed to renew and rejuvenate your relationship as a married couple. The retreat’s environment is one of fun and is non-threatening. We invite you to come away and deepen your relationship with each other and with God.

Senior Renewal

“Lesser – Known Saints in the Church and Beyond”

We will continue examining the lives of various men and women down the centuries who have tried to live their faith fully and in the process, have tried to grow in their love for God and for their neighbor.

ACTS Retreats

Adoration. Community. Theology. Service 

An ACTS (San Antonio link) Retreat is a three-day, three night Catholic retreat presented by lay men and women, with spiritual direction provided during the weekend by Oblates and/or Spiritual Directors.

Private Retreat

Plan Your Own Personal, Private & Unstructured Retreat 

The Private Retreat provides time away from one’s usual activities to engage in prayer, reflection and quiet time with the Lord. Our 52 acres of beautiful wooded grounds offers a congenial setting for such a retreat.

French Retreats

Discover That Listening  Is At The Heart Of The Gospel Message

Our French Retreat is a time to appreciate our French ancestry and culture while focusing on scriptural reflections, devotions and theology.

Recovery Retreats

Share Your Experience, Strength & Hope With Others In Recovery

Our recovery retreats provide spiritual, strength, and hope for recovering addicts through prayer, reflection and peer support to help recovering addicts stay clean and to continue to better themselves.

Spiritual Direction

Developing A Conscious Relationship With God

Spiritual Direction is a form of spiritual counseling that focuses on a person’s relationship with God – on a person’s prayer life, in other words. Find Out what happens when you are conscious of God.

Directed Retreats

Directed Experience of Solitude, Prayer & Daily Reflections

The Directed Retreat is personal time spent with the Lord in an atmosphere of prayer, silence, and reflection.

Grieving And Growing Retreat

A Retreat For All People Who Grieve And Have Experienced Losses

Understanding the feelings of grief, anger, anxiety  and other difficult emotions that come with a loss.

Youth Retreats And Programs

Skills To Help With Discipleship, Ministry & Leadership

Youth Retreats focus on living in a relationship with Jesus,inspired by Christian values & nurtured by participation in the Catholic faith community.

Silent Directed Retreats

Recharge, Renew, Refocus

A silent retreat is a great way to reconnect with God. It is an opportunity outside of our everyday life that gives us time to rest in God’s love.