Our Roman Catholic Retreat House is conveniently located within a 1 hour car ride from Baton Rouge, LA and only a 2 hour drive from New Orleans, LA. Our address is 168 Monastery Lane, Opelousas, Louisiana 70570


Mother of Mercy Retreat House is located on 20 wooded acres. Our Roman Catholic spiritual and natural setting offers a large gazebo which overlooks a lovely pond with fountain feature, perfect for individual contemplation or group spiritual activities. Walking trails provide opportunities for communing with nature. Quiet outdoor seating areas for spiritual meditation. Outdoor Stations of the Cross offer guided prayer opportunities.


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Our onsite Roman Catholic chapel offers guests a quiet and inviting place to reflect and offer prayers, perhaps say the rosary, Eucharistic adoration, or to simply spend a devotional hour.

Rustic Cabins

Rustic cabins provide comfortable sleeping accommodations for 1, 2 or 3 persons. We can accommodate up to 17 overnight guests in total. Each cabin has its own private bath and shower, refrigerator, and microwave. Internet service is available upon request.

Community Hall

Community hall which can comfortably hold up to 80 guests seated at round tables. The hall which is air conditioned for your comfort also has a fully equipped kitchen as well as a large screen TV , lectern, and sound system for presentations.

Gift Shop

On-Site Gift Shop provides an opportunity to purchase unique spiritual gifts and mementos.