St Paul of the Cross Passionist Retreat Center
In the spirit of St. Paul of the Cross and through the love of Christ crucified, we provide a unique, sacred place of hospitality and compassion where all are welcome to experience hope, renewal and the loving presence of God through spiritual retreats and hosted events.
About St Paul of the Cross Passionist Retreat Center
St. Paul of the Cross Passionist Retreat and Conference Center, located on 19 acres on the west side of Detroit, serves thousands of people each year. Throughout the year, weekend preached retreats for men and women, conducted in an atmosphere conducive to quiet and reflection, deepen retreatant’s own faith and provide spiritual resources necessary to meet the challenges of life. Additional programs are sponsored for religious and clergy, married couples, and those in 12 step recovery groups. The Retreat Center also hosts many other groups that make use of its facilities for their days of reflection and study, retreats, conferences and workshops. Our guiding values include:
Hospitality: Profound acceptance and open hearted welcome of all who come
Compassion: A down to earth experience of God’s tender mercy.
Christ Centered Spirituality: Finding hope and strength in the midst of suffering through the passion of Christ.
Quiet & Prayerful Environment: A comfortable and nurturing place of safety that readies the human heart for contact with God.
Service to All: To discover and meet the pressing unmet needs found in both the church and humanity.