Some Catholic retreat centers in the United States are located in Massachusetts, Louisiana, South Dakota, Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey and Ohio, notes Jesuits. These retreats provide spiritual renewal programs that focus on Ignatian spirituality. They can last from 3 hours to 30 days, depending on the retreat.
Eastern Point Retreat House opened its doors in 1958. It is located in Gloucester, Massachusetts, on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean. Also in Massachusetts is Campion Renewal Center, which is located approximately 20 miles from Boston. The retreat offers guests a peaceful wooded setting.
Manresa House of Retreats is located on the Mississippi River, equally distant from New Orleans and Baton Rouge. Our Lady of the Oaks Retreat House has offered retreats in Grand Coteau, Louisiana, since 1938.
Jesuit Retreat House of Cleveland provides retreats in an urban landscape setting in Parma, Ohio. Loyola Retreat House can be found on a bluff above the Potomac River. It is located in Maryland, about 35 miles from Washington D.C.
The Sioux Spiritual Center is in western South Dakota. The retreat works with the Diocese of Rapid City to promote Native American clergy and spiritual leadership in reservations.
Other Catholic retreat centers are located in California, Tennessee, North Carolina, New York, Missouri, Belize and Argentina, notes Sisters of Mercy.