Retreat Center

What's Happening @ CURC?

CURC Sponsored Retreats
At this time we are able to take reservations for individual, private retreats.
This does include 8-Day and 30-Day Silent Ignatian Retreats depending on available dates.

Please contact us to visit about dates at

The Creighton Christian Spirituality Program Retreats
are held at the Creighton University Retreat Center,

the next retreat is scheduled for

May 26-June 5, 2021


Spiritual Direction;
Connecting to God

An article in
The Catholic Mirror

for March 2020, features

Dir. Hoover and explains
common questions about
beginning the process

of spiritual direction.

Retreat Center Open for Individual Guests

The Creighton University Retreat Center outside Griswold, Iowa, is temporarily closed to groups, but is open for limited individual guests. All retreats will be suspended as we re-evaluate how to safely and effectively support the work of retreat directors and retreatants.

It is our hope to reopen the retreat center for our Christian Spirituality graduate certificate program in spiritual direction and directed retreats by May 2021. In the interim, the retreat center also will work to support the ministry of individual retreatants on a limited basis.

Individuals should contact or 712.778.2466.

You would be welcome to visit a quiet, prayerful place in which the Spirit of God can touch the heart and move the soul.  We are a full-service retreat center with excellent meeting/conference rooms, private direction rooms, overnight facilities, dining hall and a Chapel; please see schedule for Mass times.  Our comfortable facilities and hospitable environment are set in 157 acres of wooded area along a river teeming with wildlife, songbirds, hiking trails and an awesome night sky.

Consistent with our Jesuit tradition and Ignatian heritage, we offer individual 8-day and 30-day directed, silent retreats based on the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola.  We also welcome individuals and groups for their own private retreats of any length and offer a variety of additional preached retreats and other programs throughout the year.  Our mission is to support and foster an active prayer life, a deeper conversion and relationship with our Lord Jesus Christ.

As a department of Creighton University, we serve Creighton students, faculty/staff and alumni.  We also welcome all others seeking a place of rest or retreat, including religious, parishes, school groups, organizations and private individuals.

Thank you for visiting this site and may the Lord bless you always.  Please contact us if we may assist with your retreat plans, answer any questions or serve you in any way.