• Villa de Matel (map)
  • 6510 Lawndale Street
  • Houston, TX 77023
  • United States

You are invited to a one-of-a-kind retreat for young adults 23-40+ years old. Caritas has helped over 2,000 people on different faith journeys discover love anew through their significant relationships - with God, others, and themselves.

Caritas is a Catholic retreat, open to all, Ignatian in character, and facilitated by a group of people diverse in age, backgrounds, and states of life.

Click here for more info regarding the retreat's theme and topics.

All spots are currently full. If you would like to be placed on a waitlist please register online using the button below. Please do not send in your registration fee until someone from our team contacts you that a spot has become available.


Who is it for?
Anyone 23-40+ years old.

Where's the retreat?
Villa de Matel is a sacred oasis just outside of downtown Houston. Its spacious seventy acres offer many paths for reflective walks, places for quiet solitude, and a beautiful chapel. Countless people have encountered God through its serene beauty, meditative silence, and gracious hospitality of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word.

Villa De Matel
6510 Lawndale St
Houston, TX 77023

What time does the retreat start and end?
The retreat will begin at 4pm on Thursday, October 3 and end at 4pm on Sunday, October 6.

How much will it cost?    $225 (see 3 options below)  I  $231.75 (with PayPal fees)

  1. Zelle: Use contact@christusministries.org as the recipient.

  2. Bill Pay: Use the contact information below or click here for setup info.

  3. Check: Payable to Christus Ministries sent to the below address.
    Address: P.O. Box 4525 I Culver City, CA 90231
    Phone: (805) 380-6580 I Email: contact@christusministries.org
    Please input Caritas 58 in memo.

Payment plans and scholarships are available upon request. Please contact Liana Merrill.

What if I registered and can’t go anymore? What is your cancellation policy?
Cancellations 14 or more days prior to the start date of the retreat will receive a full refund. For Paypal transactions, a 3% processing fee will be deducted from the entire refund. If your reservation is cancelled less than 14 days of the start of the retreat, you will receive a credit applicable toward a future retreat.

Have more questions?
Click here  for FAQs or feel free to contact Liana Merrill at ccviyoungadult@gmail.com or (713) 928-6053 x 8103 for any questions or scholarship needs.