Blessed Trinity Shrine Retreat

Fort Mitchell, Alabama


This Advent season please keep Blessed Trinity Shrine Retreat in your prayers.

Blessed Trinity Shrine Retreat Center offers a variety of unique experiences in Southern Alabama for groups and individuals of all faiths. The peace and natural beauty beckons you from the cares of daily life to a place of quiet reflection. Nestled in 1,200 acres of beautiful woodlands, walking trails, bird watching, and nature exploration are available year round.


Plan Your Retreat

If your group would like to reserve the Retreat Center facilities or if you have a question regarding retreats, please call (334) 855-4474 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. (Rates vary).


Reserve our facilities for your own group or individual retreat or program. Click on the picture above to learn more.


Our hermitage offers a place of solitude and silence where one can be free to meet the Lord in a deeper and more contemplative way.


Gift Shop

We offer a selection of spiritual books, Bibles, and unique, handmade gifts.

Hours: Monday - Friday, 10am - 5pm, and during retreats. Can't make it in? Pay with credit card over the phone and we'll mail it.

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This form of holy listening invites a seeker to explore her/his spiritual journey with the help of a trained spiritual companion.


In 1917, in a cabin on our grounds, Father Thomas Augustine Judge, C.M. offered the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass for the first time for a small group of lay volunteers who had answered his plea for help for the Church in the Southland.


Make a fast and secure donation to us via credit card or mail us a check. Your generosity supports our vital work!

Located in Holy Trinity, Alabama, just across the river from Columbus, Georgia, Blessed Trinity Shrine Retreat Center is on holy ground for the Missionary Cenacle Family. It was here, in Holy Trinity, that the Catholic Lay Missionary Volunteers, Sisters, Priests, and Brothers made their first home. It is here that the shrine we know as Father Judge's Chapel stands as
a witness to our birth. Since 1917 we have continued to maintain and develop our mission at this sacred place.

We welcome groups and individuals of all faiths. In addition to our own retreat programs, we are happy to host groups who provide their own programs.

“Come apart, and rest awhile,” Jesus told his disciples. We invite all who hear this invitation to join us at Blessed Trinity Shrine Retreat, whether for a planned program to nourish spiritual growth or for time alone in a quiet, prayerful atmosphere to listen more deeply within.


107 Holy Trinity Road, Fort Mitchell, Alabama 36856

Phone: 334–855-4474