Retreat. Renew. Refocus.

Laity Lodge is a place of subtle discovery: an ecumenical retreat center in the Texas Hill Country. Since 1961, guests from all walks of life have made their way to this outpost along the Frio River, slowing down to discover—in nature, in conversations around the table, in times of quiet reflection, and in participation in the arts—the nearness and goodness of God.

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Upcoming Retreats

As new opportunities to return to the Lodge emerge, we will post them here. Stay up-to-date on what’s taking shape, including new installments of Laity Lodge Home Delivery and Open Weekend Retreats by signing up for the Laity Lodge newsletter.

Field Recordings

Listen to the Lodge: the silence of a walk to Threshold or Box Canyon, sitting outside the Great Hall, or taking in nature’s noisy night.
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Previous Retreats

Photo galleries, audio, essays, poetry, and other ephemera from past retreats.

The Quiet House

An opportunity for silence, stillness, mediation, and prayer
for an individual or a married couple.

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Our Location

11756 North U.S. Hwy 83
Leakey, TX 78873
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Our retreats frequently fill up quickly after posting. Find out about Laity Lodge retreats on the day they get posted.