Laity Lodge is a place of subtle discovery: an ecumenical retreat center in the Texas Hill Country. For 60 years, 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.Learn More
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Recently renovated, each of these three lodging options offers new appointments and monastic elegance—a retreat within the retreat.
“Laity” comes from a Greek word that means “the people of God,” and in common parlance is meant to designate those in a church’s congregation who are not clergy.
All meals, programs, and lodging are included.
Laity Lodge consists of three different guest room buildings: the Lodge, Black Bluff, and Cedar Brake. Each offers something slightly unique while maintaining a consistent level of quality and price.
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