Renewal Center

12f137 94d20035876f4c32934f7ead058c2d23mv2 Basilica de San Juan Renewal CenterDiscover the enchanting St. Eugene de Mazenod Renewal Center, nestled within the serene grounds of the Basilica of Our Lady of San Juan del Valle in San Juan, Texas. As a jewel of the Catholic Diocese of Brownsville, our doors are open to groups and organizations seeking an unparalleled retreat experience.

Immerse yourself in the harmony of our comprehensive facilities, including a spacious meeting hall, intimate conference rooms, a cozy dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a private Chapel. The retreat center boasts a secluded backyard and 30 welcoming bedrooms that can accommodate up to 90 guests, ensuring comfort for your stay.

Seek tranquility and indulge in spiritual rejuvenation with our meticulously crafted services. Whether you’re here for reflection, prayer, or healing, the Renewal Center is your sanctuary for peace and calm.

We pride ourselves on delivering exemplary service and offer customizable catering options to suit the unique needs of your event. From gourmet meals to essential amenities, our aim is to enrich your retreat, allowing you to concentrate on what truly matters – connection, productivity, and spiritual well-being.

Our commitment to excellence extends to every detail, including affordable dining plans that never compromise on quality, elegant linens, fine china, and state-of-the-art facilities like sound systems and comfortable bedding.

St. Eugene Retreat Center is more than a venue; it is a journey to spiritual discovery, where individuals and groups can deepen their faith and find joy in both silence and fellowship. Perfect for day-long or week-long stays, our center is a beacon for those seeking a pause from the bustle of life, inviting men, women, and teens to a space of devotion and delight.

Positioned just steps away from the majestic Basilica Shrine, our campus further enriches your visit with a charming gift shop, welcoming hotel, and delightful café. Our vigilant Basilica staff is dedicated to your safety and comfort, providing 24/7 security.

Explore the possibilities and plan your spiritual sojourn by visiting our online calendar at There, you’ll find available dates and detailed information on upcoming retreats, inviting you to reserve your moment of divine pause at St. Eugene Renewal Center.



Please contact Alma Ibarra at 956-787-0033, ext. 255 or email at