Where to Go On Silent Retreats and Private Retreats

Are you looking for a retreat center nearby that offers a silent retreat or the ability to rent out a room for a private retreat? We’ve compiled a list of all the Catholic retreat centers in the U.S. that do so.

Silent Group Retreats – This means that the center regularly offers preached retreats where an atmosphere of silence is kept for the duration of the retreat.
Private Retreats – This means that the retreat center offers the ability to rent out a  room for a private, unstructured retreat.
Hermitage – This means that the retreat center offers secluded houses or cabins that allow individuals to make a private retreat in solitude.

 

U.S. Retreat Centers Offering Silent Retreats and Private Retreats

Alabama Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
Benedictine Sisters Retreat Center, Cullman X
Visitation Monastery, Mobile X
Casa Maria, Birmingham X
Alaska Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
Shrine of St. Therese, Juneau X
Arizona Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
Our Lady of Guadalupe Monastery, Phoenix X
Franciscan Renewal Center, Scottsdale X X
Holy Trinity Monastery, St. David X X
Arkansas Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
St. Scholastica Monastery, Fort Smith X X
Coury House Retreat Center, Subiaco X
Hesychia House of Prayer, New Blaine X
California Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
Cardinal Timothy Manning House of Prayer, LA X
Sacred Heart Retreat House, Alhambra X X
St. Andrew’s Abbey Retreat House, Valyermo X
St. Francis Retreat, San Juan Bautista X
Villa Maria del Mar, Santa Cruz X
El Carmelo Retreat Center, Redlands X X
Old Mission San Luis Rey de Francia, Oceanside X X
The Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos X
Oakville Carmelite House of Prayer, Oakville X
Colorado Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
Sanctuary of the Rose, Cascade X
Mount St. Francis, Colorado Springs X
Benet Hill Monastery, Colorado Springs X
El Tesoro de Los Angeles, Woodland Park X
Sacred Heart Retreat House, Sedalia X X
Abbey of St. Walburga, Virginia Dale X
Connecticut Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
Villa Maria Guadalupe, Stamford X
St. Edmund’s Retreat, Mystic X
Delaware Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
None
Florida Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
Our Lady of Florida, North Palm Beach X
St. John Neumann Retreat Center, Tallahassee X
Georgia Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
Ignatius House Retreat Center, Atlanta X
Monastery of the Holy Spirit, Conyers X X
Hawaii Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
None
Idaho Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
Nazareth Retreat Center, Boise X
Monastery of the Ascension, Jerome X
Illinois Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
Monastery of the Holy Cross, Chicago X
Bellarmine Jesuit Retreat House, Barrington X X
Cardinal Stritch Retreat House, Mundelein X
Carmelite Spiritual Center, Darien X
One Heart, One Soul Spirituality Center, Kankakee X X X
Benet House Retreat Center, Rock Island X X X
Christ in the Wilderness Retreat, Stockton X
Marmion Abbey, Aurora X
Chiara Center, Springfield X
Indiana Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
St. Meinrad Archabbey, St. Meinrad X
Bethany Retreat House, East Chicago X
Benedict Inn, Beech Grove X
Kordes Retreat Center, Ferdinand X X
Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, Indianapolis X X
John XXIII Retreat Center, Hartford City X
Iowa Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
Our Lady of the Prairie Retreat, Wheatland X
Creighton University Retreat Center, Griswold X
Shalom Retreat Center, Dubuque X X
New Melleray Abbey, Peosta X
Kansas Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
Christ’s Peace House of Prayer, Easton X
Sophia Center at Mount St. Scholastica, Atchison X X

Kentucky Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
Cliffview Retreat Center, Lancaster X
Louisiana Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, Ponchatoula X X
The Jesuit Spirituality Center, Grand Coteau X
Mother of the Redeemer Monastery, Opelousas X
St. Charles Center, Lake Charles X
Maine Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
Marie Joseph Spiritual Center, Biddeford Pool X X
Notre Dame Spiritual Center, Alfred X
Maryland Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
Bon Secours, Marriottsville X
The Hermitage at Franciscan Monastery, Washington D.C. X
Our Lady of Bethesda Retreat Center, Bethesda X
Loyola on the Potomac, Faulkner X X
Massachusetts Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
Campion Renewal Center, Weston X
Glastonbury Abbey, Hingham X
St. Joseph Retreat Center, Cohasset X
Foyer of Charity, Scituate X
Miramar Retreat Center, Duxbury X X
Eastern Point Retreat House, Gloucester X
Sacred Hearts Spirituality and Retreat Center, Wareham X
Genesis Spiritual Center, Westfield X
Michigan Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
Manresa Jesuit Retreat House, Bloomfield Hills X
St. Mary’s Retreat House, Oxford X
Augustine Center, Conway X
House of the Holy Shroud, Prescott X
Marygrove Retreat Center, Garden X
Queen of Angels Retreat, Saginaw X
Minnesota Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
Pacem In Terris Hermitages, St. Francis X
Mount St. Benedict Center, Crookston X
St. John’s Abbey Guest House, Collegeville X
Jesuit Retreat House, Lake Elmo X
St. Paul’s Monastery, St. Paul X X
Franciscan Retreats and Spirituality Center, Prior Lake X X
Christ the King Retreat Center, Buffalo X
Holy Spirit Retreat Center, Janesville X X
Mississippi Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
St. Mary of the Pines Retreat Center, Chatawa X X
The Dwelling Place, Brooksville X X
Missouri Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
Conception Abbey, Conception X
Mary the Font of Solitude, High Ridge X
Marianist Retreat and Conference Center, Eureka X
Vision of Peace Hermitages, Pevely X
Il Ritiro, Dittmer X
Windridge Solitude, Lonedell X
Mercy Retreat Center, St. Louis X X
White House Retreat, St. Louis X
Montana Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
None
Nebraska Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
St. Benedict Center, Schuyler X
Immaculata Monastery and Spirituality Center, Norfolk X
Our Lady of Good Counsel Retreat House, Waverly X
Nevada Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
None
New Hampshire Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
Little Sisters of St. Francis Retreat House, Danville X
Shrine of Our Lady of La Salette, Enfield X
New Jersey Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
St. Mary By-the-Sea, Cape May Point X
Mount St. Mary House of Prayer, Watchung X
Loyola House of Retreats, Morristown X
San Alfonso Retreat House, Long Branch X
Maris Stella Retreat Center, Harvey Cedars X
New Mexico Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
Sacred Heart Retreat Center, Gallup X X
San Patricio Retreat Center, San Patricio X
Our Lady of Guadalupe Abbey, Pecos X
Madonna RetreatCenter, Albuquerque X
Monastery of Christ in the Desert, Abiquiu X
New York Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
The Priory Retreat House, Chestertown X
Mt. Iranaeus, West Clarksville X
Franciscan Sisters of Atonement Retreat House, Garrison X
Our Lady of the Adirondacks, Ellenburg Center X X
Abbey of the Genesee, Piffard X X
Mercy Prayer Center, Rochester X
Stella Maris Retreat and Renewal Center, Skaneateles X
Mount Saviour Monastery, Pine City X
Christ the King Retreat Center, Syracuse X

North Carolina Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
Catholic Conference Center, Hickory X
St. Francis Springs Prayer Center, Stoneville X
Living Waters Catholic Reflection Center X
Avila Retreat Center, Durham X X
North Dakota Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
Anunciation Monastery Hospitality Center, Bismarck   X
Sacred Heart Monastery Spirituality Center, Richardton   X
Presentation Prayer Center, Fargo   X
Ohio Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
Loyola Retreat House, Clinton X
Jesuit Spiritual Center, Milford X X
Jesuit Retreat House, Parma X
Saints Peter and Paul Retreat Center, Columbus X
St. Therese’s Retreat Center X X
Hermitage, Sylvania   X
Lial Renewal Center, Whitehouse X X
Oklahoma Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
St. Gregory’s Abbey, Shawnee X
Oregon Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
Shalom Prayer Center, Mt. Angel X
Pennsylvania Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
St. Francis Center for Renewal, Bethlehem X X
St. Francis Retreat House, Easton X
Jesuit Center, Wernersville X X
Mount St. Benedict Monastery, Erie X
Bethany Retreat Center, Frenchville X
St. Emma Retreat House, Greensburg X
St. Vincent Archabbey, Latrobe X
Franciscan Spiritual Center, Aston X X
Tabor House of Prayer, Pittsburgh X
Gilmary Catholic Retreat Center, Coraopolis X X
Rhode Island Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
Bethany Renewal Center X
South Carolina Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
La Foresta Retreat House, Traveler’s Rest X
South Dakota Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
Terra Sancta Retreat Center, Rapid City X X
Broom Tree Retreat Center, Irene X
Benedictine Peace Center, Yankton X
Mother of God Monastery, Watertown X
Tennessee Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
Our Lady Queen of Peace Retreat Center, Stanton X
Texas Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
Bishop DeFalco Retreat Center, Amarillo X
St. Benedict Monastery, Canyon X X
Holy Cross Monastery, Beaumont X
Montserrat, Lake Dallas X X
Utah Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
Abbey of Our Lady of the Holy Trinity, Huntsville X
Vermont Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
None Found
Virginia Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
Holy Cross Abbey, Berryville            X
San Damiano Spiritual Life Center, White Post X
Washington Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
Ignatian Spirituality Center, Seattle X
Far-A-Way Retreat House, Longbranch X
Immaculate Heart Retreat Center, Spokane X
West Virginia Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
St. Joseph Retreat Center, Wheeling X
Blessed John XXIII Pastoral Center, Charleston X
Wisconsin Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
Norbertine Center for Spirituality, De Pere X
The Bridge-Between Retreat Center, Denmark X
Monte Alverno Retreat Center, Appleton X
Jesuit Retreat House, Oshkosh X X
Holy Name Retreat House, Fish Creek X X
St. Anthony Spirituality Center, Marathon X X
Franciscan Spirituality Center, La Crosse X
Marywood Franciscan Spirituality Center, Arbor Vitae X
Carmelite Hermitage, Hudson X
Siena Retreat Center, Racine X
Redemptorist Retreat Center, Oconomowoc X X
Holy Hill, Hubertus X
St. Vincent Palloti Retreat Center, Elkhorn X
Wyoming Silent Group Retreats Private Retreats Hermitage
None Found

 

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  • I’m working on an ebook now so thanks for this stuff! To be honest I’m focusing on a chapter where I’m listing down silent retreat places in California

    Thanks again.