Encounter with Jesus retreats

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An Encounter with Jesus retreat is exactly that— a silent retreat leading to a profound encounter Him; an introduction to silent prayer and adoration of Jesus in the Eucharist. It is...

  • Silent - Retreatants are silent from Thursday night until Sunday at noon. Each day has simple teaching sessions on the path of silent prayer and encountering Jesus in the Sacred Mysteries.

  • A Roman Catholic retreat, but is also open to non-Catholics.

  • Given by the Mission of Divine Mercy, a small, Catholic monastic community of Priests and men and women religious.

Where: Mission La Divina Misericordia. 1531 Indian Chief Trail, New Braunfels, TX 78132

Who: Men and Women 18 years and older.

Time: 5:30pm Thursday - 3:30 pm Sunday

Register: there are links at the bottom of this page

Cost: This is not for us a business transaction. It is a Christian act of service.  And of faith that He will provide. No one will be excluded for lack of money. Thus, our policy is the following:

1. A non-refundable registration fee of $40 ($30 for students) is required with registration, to know who is really committed.

2. Beyond that, we charge no fee for the Encounter. Once you have experienced the Encounter, we invite you to give a donation as you freely choose to support MDM.

Our Mission relies entirely on donations.  There are a lot of expenses in offering this Retreat and sustaining this Mission with its many functions.  God bless you for your help




— JN 7,37

Many people today, youth and adults, experience very serious confusion, difficulties, and sufferings. They, we need Jesus. Only Jesus can respond to our deepest needs and bring divine healing to our profound wounds. Above all, we need not just ideas or feelings but personal contact with Jesus Himself. He is the true “Bread of Life” for the spiritual hunger of today. The Encounter With Jesus (EWJ) offers the opportunity to discover Him in prayer of the heart and through His Real Presence in the Eucharist. But this encounter requires an act of supernatural faith...

Practical Info

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  • cost

  • dress code

  • liability

  • terrain disclaimer

  • lodging


Mission la Divina Misericordia is Consecrated Ground, and out of respect of for our Lord, His Mother, and each other please refrain from wearing:

  • shorts (men and women)

  • low cut or sleeveless shirts

  • hemlines or slits above the knee

  • tight fitting clothing

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To Register click on the links below

If you have trouble with registration, please call 830 302-9707