"I find silence and calm which allows me to seek and discover renewal."

- Retreatant

"I get glimpses of God through other people's experiences."

- Sister Alice Weckerle, r.c.

2018 Programs and Retreats

Because of the destruction of the retreat house on Kirkwood all our programs and most of our Lenten Silent Retreat will be offered on a commuter basis at the

Cenacle on Memorial: 12211 Memorial Dr., Houston TX 77024, unless noted.

Please call for information or to register for programs, no walk-in's please 281.497.3131


Hurricane Harvey Loss & Grace in Loss

Sunday, August 26, 2018

Sr. Barbara Regan, r.c.
This isn't a pity party, but some precious hours to look for glimmers or waves of God's grace in the midst of our losses.

9 :30 am- 3:30 pm
Minimum offering: $45 Includes lunch


Become a Spiritual Director!

Class begins in September

Sr. Ann Goggin, r.c. 
The Cenacle Retreat House offers a three-year ecumenical formation program for Spiritual Directors/Companions designed for those who want to acquire the skills to develop a framework of understanding and a competency in fostering spiritual growth in others. The program is interdisciplinary, experiential and process oriented. Each course is developed and given by faculty providing professional and theological input. Using the shared Christian praxis method where applicable, participants will be helped to integrate the new content with their own experience. 

Those who satisfactorily complete the program will receive a certificate of completion of the Program of Formation for Spiritual Directors/Companions. 

Interested? For more information, please visit our SDI page


Contemplative Gaze, Another Way of Seeking God

Lisa Mage 
A fall series of 3-week sessions will combine Contemplative, Ignatian, and Cenacle spirituality focusing on basic themes to evolve not only your spiritual walk but develop a photographic eye and talent for seeing and capturing special moments.  Each series will work with a spiritual discipline or way of being that will enhance one's spiritual walk and encourage photographic techniques, creativity, and vision. 

Monday's 7:00-8:30 pm 
  • Series 1: September 10th, 17th & 24th
  • Series 2: October 22nd, 29th, & November 5th
  • Series 3: November 19th, 26th, & December 3rd 

Minimum offering: $30 per each series


Tai Chi C'hih

Wednesdays, 10-11:30 am

Sr. Carletta LaCour, O.P.
Join us for a six-week session beginning September 12th on how to reduce stress with Tai Chi!

Minimum offering: $60 for series 


Cinema at the Cenacle is back!

Tuesdays, 9:00 am-12:00 pm

September 18th | October 9th | November 13th | December 11th | January 8th | February 12th 
March 12th

Sr. Lois Dideon, r.c.
Come and discuss film of the month

Minimum offering: $10 session


Toward a Healthy Retirement: Perceptions, Reflections, & Attitudes

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Rev. Chuck Kindsvatter
This popular mini-retreat will help you reflect upon the dynamics of retirement and it's gifts.  We will focus on our perception and attitudes toward retirement choices in our lives and consider the spiritual dimension. 

1:00-5:00 pm
Minimum offering: $20

Success: Full Relating

A Course in Improvement of All Relationships


Free Introduction Friday, October 5th

7:00 pm- 8:00 pm
Open to the public!

Two Day Workshop

Saturday, October 6th
Sunday, October 7th
9:00 am-5:00 pm

Friar Justin Belitz, O.F.M.

Full Relating is to help you become more aware of your potential to be a peaceful person and to give that peace to all who touch your life. 

Minimum offering: $175 per person
6501 Almeda Road
Houston, TX 77021