Silent Spiritual Retreats

Near Atlanta and a world away…

Take a silent getaway to unplug, break from daily routine, and focus on what’s most important in this world – your own authenticity and well-being. Spiritual retreats at Ignatius House give you the space and solitude to focus on who your Creator made you to be – not just your best self, but your truest self.

Ignatius House offers spiritual retreats inspired by the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola, a Spanish nobleman recognized as a Catholic saint for his simple-yet-powerful, five-step method for daily reflection that has been improving lives since the 16th century.

“The greatest teacher is silence. To come out of interior silence and to practice its radiance, its love, its concern for others, its submission to God’s will, its trust in God – even in tragic situations – is the fruit of living from your inmost center, from the contemplative space within.”

– Fr. Thomas Keating, O.C.S.O.

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Come for a Day… or Stay Overnight

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Events for June 2021

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1-Night Retreat for Black Women: Girls, Women, and Rainbows 

Closed for the Memorial Day Holiday

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One Day Retreat: Introduction to Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

2-Night Retreat for Married Couples: Fall In Love, Stay In Love

2-Night Retreat for Married Couples: Fall In Love, Stay In Love

2-Night Retreat for Married Couples: Fall In Love, Stay In Love

Mass – Retreatants Only

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2-Night Women’s Retreat: Embracing God’s Covenant of Love

2-Night Women’s Retreat: Embracing God’s Covenant of Love

2-Night Women’s Retreat: Embracing God’s Covenant of Love

Mass – Retreatants Only

5-Night Personalized Retreat

5-Night Personalized Retreat

5-Night Personalized Retreat

5-Night Personalized Retreat

5-Night Personalized Retreat

5-Night Personalized Retreat

2-Night Men’s Retreat: Letting God Free Us

2-Night Men’s Retreat: Letting God Free Us

2-Night Men’s Retreat: Letting God Free Us

Mass – Retreatants Only

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2-Night Recovery Retreat: On Dropping the Rock – Steps 6 and 7

2-Night Recovery Retreat: On Dropping the Rock – Steps 6 and 7

2-Night Recovery Retreat: On Dropping the Rock – Steps 6 and 7

Mass – Retreatants Only

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Peace and Quiet

Ignatius House offers 20 acres of lush and secluded forest along the Chattahoochee River near Atlanta.

  • 1.5 miles of trails
  • Riverfront views
  • Private decks, gazebos
  • Indigenous trees, plants, and wildlife
  • St. Ignatius Chapel
  • Outdoor Stations of the Cross
  • 24-hour library and small chapel
  • Perfect environment for prayer and reflection

Overnight Guests Can Expect

Private room + private bath

Wholesome, chef-prepared meals

Unscripted time to rest

Sacred Silence + Optional Discussions

Guided, prayerful reflections

Closing brunch

COVID Safety on Retreat

Preview the safety measures for your well-being.

Ignatius House from Above

View Ignatius House from above in this aerial drone video.

The Ignatian Year

Celebrate the 500th anniversary of St. Ignatius’ conversion. Watch the video below and learn more.

Spiritual Direction

During or Apart from a Retreat…

Meet with a Spiritual Director for private conversation while on retreat or monthly at Ignatius House. Spiritual Directors are companions in prayer who listen, help you become aware of how God is working in your life, and discern how positive or negative feelings may relate to God’s action. Among the Spiritual Directors at Ignatius House are Jesuit priests, theologians, and men and women who have struggled with, discerned, and matured in faith. All Spiritual Directors have completed the Spiritual Exercises by St. Ignatius of Loyola.