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.


October 7-9 Holy Cross will be providing a retreat on Franciscan themes.  Fr. Tom Smith OFM Conv. will be talking about his recent sabbatical in Italy and how we can incorporate the Franciscan spirit in our daily lives. 

Women's Healing Retreat

October 14 - 16th, 2016

Healing comes through a restoration of sacred balance.

This retreat will explore ways to find healing through honoring all the images of the Divine in our lives. It is open to all faiths, spiritual but not religious, or alternate faith understandings. Restoring Balance will be a combination of teaching, small group discussion, and learning through experience.

You should leave here with additional insights on forgiveness, healing and love for your own spiritual journey.

Single room overnight $140.00, Commuter $55.00

call 575 524 3688 to register

Come and See Weekend for men 18-40 who are interested in Franciscan Life.  Those who would like to learn more about becoming a brother or a priest are welcome to ask questions, pray, and discern God's call.  For information contact Friar Andy Martinez at 

Taizé Prayer Service

uesday evening, November 15, 2016, at 7:00pm in the New Chapel. A group from El Paso will create a very prayerful and song filled hour of prayer and reflection based on the style of the multilingual prayer from the community at Taizé France.  We hope you can join us.