Retreat Center

Women's Vocations Retreat, Our Lady of Sorrows Retreat Center

Phoenix hosts the SSPX Southwest Retreat Center in the United States

To register for a retreat, please contact:

Our Lady of Sorrows Retreat Center
750 E. Baseline Road - Phoenix, AZ 85042

602-268-7673 x1  |  email: [email protected]

Retreat costs and other important info:

The cost of a 5-day retreat is $300. The cost of a 3-day retreat is $180. Retreats are to be paid in full at time of registration. (Checks, money orders or credit cards.) We require a $50 non-refundable deposit to hold your retreat room.

List of Personal Items to Bring (and what not to bring)

  • Rosary, Missal, head covering for women

  • Set of bed linens (for a twin-sized bed) and pillow cases

  • Towels, soap, personal products & toiletries, Kleenex, slippers

  • Notebook, pen or pencil

  • Simple loose fitting, comfortable clothes suitable for a religious house

  • For MEN: No Jeans, Shorts or T-shirts

  • For WOMEN: No pants, slacks or shorts

  • Do not bring radios, CD players, MP3 players, tablets or laptops

  • Alarm clocks are supplied in each room, though it is recommended that you bring a watch

  • Cell Phones for travel use only. Their use is not permitted during the retreat, and you will be asked to turn in such items to the retreat master for the duration of the retreat. Family members should be directed to call this number in case of an emergency: (602) 268-7673 x1.

(Available at or they may be purchased here on arrival):
- Christian Warfare
- New Testament
- Imitation of Christ

Additional books for the Marian Retreat:
- True Devotion to Mary
- The Secret of The Rosary
- Other Marian books of your choice

Additional books for the Matrimony Retreat:
Any books which treat of the married life and any of the Christian virtues

Additional books for the Virtues Retreat:
Any books which treat of the spiritual life, mental prayer or lives of the saints


Unless otherwise marked, retreats follow the 5-day Ignatian format.

  Phoenix, AZ    

February 15 - 18, 2023 (Marian)

March 20 - 25, 2023

July 31 - August 5, 2023 (Spanish)

September 18 - 23, 2023

December 11 - 16, 2023


January 16 - 21, 2023

February 1 - 4, 2023 (Marian)

May 8 - 13, 2023

July 17 - 22, 2023 (Vocations)

October 9 - 14, 2023

November 6 - 11, 2023 (Spanish)


March 8 - 11, 2023 (Matrimony)

October 25 - 28, 2023 (Matrimony)