The Retreat Center rests on eleven acres of land along Lake Pontchartrain in Metairie, a suburb of New Orleans. 
  • The house features 48 private, furnished bedrooms that can accommodate 54 retreatants for overnight stays.
  • Two of these rooms are handicap-accessible.
  • Most rooms have a twin bed. Two rooms have two twin beds, and three rooms have a full bed. For the most part, two adjacent bedrooms share a bathroom. One room has a private bath. Some rooms share common bathroom facilities.
  • A beautiful chapel seats over 100 people and an attached side-chapel seats an additional 50.
  • The main meeting room seats up to 75 people. It is equipped with a large-screen TV that can be hooked up to a computer for presentations.
  • A beautiful library that can be used for both, private reading and reflection, and also as a meeting room.
  • Two dining rooms, one large and one small allow for comfortable meal service.
  • A large parlor can be used for group meetings or private reading and reflection.
  • Several smaller parlors accommodate for individual meetings with spiritual directors or counselors.
  • An onsite bookstore offers inspirational reading.
  • There is ample free parking on the property.


  • The entire facility has Wi-Fi connectivity.
  • All bedrooms are furnished with a bed, a chair, a built-in closet with hangers, a small sink, a chest of drawers, and reading lights.
  • Beds are dressed with clean sheets, a pillow, a blanket and a bedspread.
  • In addition, every room is stocked with the following:
    • a set of towels
    • an extra pillow
    • an extra blanket
    • a second set of fresh bed linens
    • a Bible
    • soap
    • a box of Kleenex.


  • Delicious, home-cooked meals are prepared on the premises by our friendly kitchen staff, and are an important part of our hospitality.
  • Each full retreat day during a residential retreat includes three hot meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • Lunch and dinner also feature a full salad bar and dessert.
  • Tea, coffee and hot water are available throughout the day.
  • Meals for hospitality groups and events are arranged to suit your requirements