Main Grounds Building


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Manresa House of Retreats, located on the banks of the Mississippi River, is blessed with some of the most beautiful grounds that the South has to offer. Our property is lined with mature oak trees and flawless landscaping.

Manresa House of Retreats Grounds
Manresa House of Retreats Walkway

St. Mary Hall

St. Mary Hall is the primary housing complex on the Manresa campus. In 2004-2005, the facility underwent a major renovation, which included remodeled bathrooms and bedrooms for our retreatants.

St Mary's

Sacred Heart Chapel

Loyola Hall is where the retreatants attend the Spiritual Exercises presentations and conferences, and was constructed in 2000. The Blessed Peter Faber, S.J. Conference Room of Loyola Hall was designed expressly for the conference talks of the retreat.

Manresa House of Retreats Chapel

Our Lady of Good Counsel Hall

Our Lady of Good Counsel Hall was opened in 2013. It serves as the venue for individuals to meet privately with a Priest for confession or spiritual counseling. It also provides office space for our Priests.


These exercises invite the "retreatant" or "exercitant" to meditate on central aspects of Christian faith, such as creation, sin and forgiveness, calling, and

Main Grounds Building