Retreat Centers

Retreat Centers

Bishop Robert E. Tracy Center

Location: 1800 South Acadian Thruway

Mail: P. O. Box 2028, Baton Rouge, LA 70821-2028

Phones: 225-242-0222 or 225-387-0561

Fax: 225-242-0134


Manager: Mrs. Debra Clement

A well-equipped overnight retreat and conference center. Facilities include private bedrooms with baths and four beds in each room; small, mid-size and large meeting rooms, kitchen manager on staff, spacious grounds and audio-visual equipment.


Manresa House of Retreats

Location: 5858 LA Highway 44

Mail: P. O. Box 89, Convent, LA 70723-0089

Phones: 225-562-3596 or 800-782-9431

Fax: 225-562-3147


Director: Mr. Tim Murphy

Jesuit-run retreat center. Facilities include library, chapel, conference hall and private bedrooms for overnight guests. Group retreats are provided for laymen and individual retreats for religious, priests and lay persons.


Rosaryville Spirit Life Center

Mail:  39003 Rosaryville Road, Ponchatoula, LA 70454-7001

Phone: 225-294-5039

Fax: 225-294-3510



Director: Ms. Suzette Callais

Prayer Ministry: Ms. LaVerne Parfait

Program Coordinator: Mrs. Stephanie Davis

Business Manager: Ms. Erica Kastner

Spiritual Direction/Massage Therapy: Sr. Mary Noel, O.P.

Sacristan: Sr. Joel Gubler, O.P.

Retreat Liason: Ms. Marie Arnone

Facilities include conference rooms and single and double occupancy bedrooms for overnight guests. Sponsors and hosts, individual and group programs for clergy, religious and laity. Youth facility to host groups or family reunions.


St. Joseph Spirituality Center

Mail: 2980 Kleinert Avenue, Baton Rouge, LA 70806-6800

Phone: 225-383-3349



Director: Ms. Dianne Hanley

Staffed by the Sisters of St. Joseph. Provides peer supervision for trained spiritual directors, group or private retreats, individual or directed retreats and individual spiritual direction by appointment.

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