Celebrating 60 years of Retreat Ministry in 2017!

Holy Cross Franciscan Retreat And Conference Center

For men only, women only, singles, married couples and retreats open to all in English and Spanish. Days of Prayer & study. The Franciscan Friars are available for private retreats by appointment.
ACTS men St. Patrick El Paso
Catholic & non-Catholic retreat groups from churches and military chapels. (Example: ACTS, Catholic High Schools, Confirmation retreats,
RCIA groups, etc.).

Catholic & non-Catholic clergy, religious sisters & deacons' assemblies & week long retreats.

Universities, colleges, public & private school administrators/teachers, planning/training seminars.

Engaged Encounters, 

Recovering alcoholic / co-dependency retreats.

ORGANIZATIONS (Not-for-Profit)
Social organizations such as Serra Club, Secular Franciscan Order, Medical Societies, as well as staff meetings of service oriented groups.

When you need time away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Call the office to set up a time.


There will not be a 6:30pm mass on Aug. 23rd.  Fr. Tom will be leading a Pilgrimage to northern NM.

Holy Cross Retreat Center is sponsoring a Marriage Spirituality Retreat Aug. 25-27, 2017aug.  This is a weekend to enhance the spiritual life of a couple and to deepen the sense of the Sacrament of Matrimony.  The focus is more on growing in faith as a couple.  The suggested donation is $225.00-$250.00 per couple, or $100.00 for commuters.  To register or for more information, contact the Retreat Center at 600 Holy Cross Road, Mesilla Park, NM 88047, 575 524 3688,  If finances are a concern, we can assist. 

Outdoor mass with reception to celebrate the 60th anniversary -- Sunday September 24, at 2:00pm.  A meal will follow. Come join in the celebration!

Recovering Alcoholics/Alanon retreat led by Tom Weston--Sept 29-Oct. 1st.  Fr. Tom is very good at helping those who are in 12 step programs maintain their sobriety and deepen their spiritual life.  $102.00 for a shared room, $152. for a single room, $52.00 for a commuter.  Call 5 75 524 3688 to register.

Oct 20-22--"Come and See" weekend for young men interested in discerning a Franciscan vocation.   You can visit with friars and those in formation and pray about God's call.  No charge.

Franciscan Retreat for Secular Franciscans and others interested in Franciscan spirituality. Oct. 27-29th.  This weekend will enrich your sense of Franciscan spirituality in a welcoming, joyful atmosphere!