More For Priests

Spiritual Director, Mrs. Trudy McCaffrey, will be available at Broom Tree Retreat Center, Irene, SD to direct a limited number of priests for a silent retreat during the following dates:

  • May 24-June 1, 2015 (full)
  • June 7-15, 2015 (full)
  • June 30-July 8, 2015 (full)
  • July 10-18, 2015 (full)
  • July 20-28, 2015 (full)
  • September 21-29, 2015
  • November 6-14, 2015

(These are the dates she will be at Broom Tree.  Retreatants may possibly arrive earlier or later depending on room availability.)

Each retreatant has their own room with private bathroom, queen bed, dresser, recliner, and writing desk.  The Adoration Chapel in the Retreat Center is open 24 hours a day as well as Sts. Isidore & Maria Chapel (the little white church on the hill nearby).  An exercise room is available in the Retreat Center, and there is a walking/running path on the property.  The daily schedule includes meals, Mass, and Holy Hour.  The director will set a time for spiritual direction each day.  The rest of your time is spent in individual prayer.  The cost for meals and lodging is $90/day (plus 5.5% tax).  The director’s stipend is $300 (plus tax).

More retreat dates will be available later in the year.  When those dates are set, they will be posted on our website  If you would like to inquire about a date, or if you simply have questions, feel free to call Kris Sees at 605-263-1040 or send an e-mail to