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

- Retreatant

"Cenacle is Holy Ground."

- Terri, Retreat Participant

2019 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-ins please 281.497.3131

Please check daily, as we will be adding more programs to the calendar!


Wise Women In Training (age 65+)

August 2018 - June 2019
Second Monday of each month

Sr. Mary Dennison, r.c. 
A morning of prayer and sharing around selected topics.  For those who have attended a Grace-ful Aging Retreat and others in this age cohort.

9 :30 am- 11:15 pm
Free will offering


Ignatian Internship
19th Annotation Retreat

September 2018-May 2019
Third Saturday of each month

Sr. Mary Dennison, r.c. 
This internship program is designed to assist Spiritual Directors who have already completed the Spiritual Exercises to accompany a directee through this type of program.  Attention will be given so that the participants will help their directees experience God in a more personal, intimate, and unconditionally loving way.

2018 Dates: 

  • September 15
  • October 20
  • November 17
  • December 15

2019 Dates:

  • January 19
  • February 16
  • March 16
  • April 20 (Holy Saturday)
  • May 18

10 :00 am- 12:15 pm
Non-refundable deposit $50
Minimum offering: $200 (includes books)

To register or more information, contact Sr. Mary Dennison, rc at 281.497.3131 or Pattie Courtin 281.433.4002

All meetings will be at St. Dominic's Villa located at 6501 Almeda Rd., Houston, TX 77021

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



Tai Chi C'hih

 Coming soon

Starting  October  2019

Sr. Carletta LaCour, O.P.
Join us for a six-week session beginning October  2019 on how to reduce stress with Tai Chi!

Minimum offering: $60 for series 

Evening class 6:30 pm- 8:00 pm

 October 2 | October  9 | October 16 | October 23 | October 30 | November 6 |

Morning Class 9:30 am - 11:00 am

 October 3 | October 10 | October 17 | October 24 | October 31 | November 7 |


Cinema at the Cenacle 

Tuesdays, 9:00 am-12:00 pm

March 12th  Register on Line

April 9th                             

May 14th                             

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

Minimum offering: $10 session

Dances of Universal Peace

Sunday, March 17, 2019

From the beginning of time, sacred movement, song and story have brought people together at times of seasoned ceremony and celebration, as part of everyday life and life passages in daily renewal and meditation.  The Dances are joyous, multicultural way to touch the spiritual essences within ourselves and others. They use sacred chants, music and movements form any traditions of Earth.  No dance experience necessary!

2:00 pm

Suggested offering

6501 Almeda Road
Houston, TX 77021