Holy Cross Retreat Center

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The retreat center has 46 retreat rooms each with private bath, and four additional rooms served by two bathrooms. All linens are provided. Wi fi is available throughout the retreat center, but there are no phones or televisions in the rooms.
They are individually air-conditioned and heated.

Thirty-four rooms have three twin beds, eight have one queen size or double bed, and four rooms have a double and a twin bed. 
One room has a ramp and walk in shower for those with physical limitations. 
There are also four rooms in "La Casita," a separate section with its own kitchen, living room, and small courtyard.  Three of the bedrooms have a double bed, and one has two twin beds. There are two bathrooms and three showers. 
Therefore we have 122 beds available, 

For a map of the rooms, with numbers and beds in each room, click here

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Our dining room can accommodate up to 102, plus we have a second dining room that can seat 24 people. Meals are served buffet style with a variety of home cooked foods, traditional mexican foods as well as our own baked goods. Meal times are at 8:00 a.m., 12:00 noon and 6:00 p.m.


The Conference rooms have the capacity for projection from a computer and showing films, and internet access in meeting areas and the individual rooms.
Our facilities include a large conference room with a capacity of 100 persons, and three smaller meeting rooms for 40 - 50 persons each. Other areas available include the library, the living room, an inner garden patio called the atrium, and ample outdoor seating in the shade.  


Holy Cross Retreat has confessions at 6:00pm and mass at 6:30 each Wednesday evening in the new Chapel.  However, Fr. Tom will be visiting family at Christmas and there will not be a mass Dec. 21 or 28 nor Jan 4th.


Free Advent Family retreat

   “Preparing to Welcome Christ into our Hearts and Homes”

 Friday, Dec. 16-18, 2016, registration 6:30-7:00pm, till Saturday at 5:00pm.

With Fr. Tom Smith OFM Conv. director

This is a retreat for adults and families to open our hearts for the coming of Christ.  There will presentations with lots of interaction, music, prayer, and creative ways to make Advent and Christmas a time of faith and joy.

The fee is not important.  We are just grateful for a good year.  We are more interested in providing a prayer experience for you.  Come and just make a donation if you want.  You can stay overnight or come during the day.

Call 575 524-3688 or email so we know how much food to prepare. 

“He is the Potter, We are the Clay”
Holy Cross Retreat Center
600 Holy Cross Road, Mesilla Park, NM

Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, registration 7:00-7:30pm till Sunday the 22nd at 1:00pm.

With Fr. Tom Smith OFM Conv. director

Using clay and a pottery wheel we will reflect on our relationship with God and one another.  Scriptural references and the opportunity to try your hand with the clay will give this retreat a very personal feel. 

Retreat fee: 
Individual room for Friday and Saturday plus the program and five meals--$155.00. 

Shared room would be $125.00 each person.

Commuter:  includes five meals and presentations--$70.00.

Call 575 524-3688 or email for more details and to make a reservation.   (Deposit of $25.00 needed to hold a room.)