Building a Place For God’s People to Rest and Pray

The story of how Our Lady of Grace Catholic Retreat Center came to be It began in the late nineties with an “encounter” which led to a conversion.  Glenn Collum attended a Marian Conference in Wichita with his wife, Laura, a devout Catholic.  Glenn’s heart was moved as he joined others in praying to our…

What are the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius?

  Written by St. Ignatius of Loyola, the Spiritual Exercises provide a particular path of prayer that is meant to be “experienced” rather than read. After his conversion, St. Ignatius spent several months in a cave praying.  It was there that he wrote the Exercises to share with others.  Today, his precise method of prayer…

Frequently Asked Questions

Browse the frequently asked questions below to learn more about visiting Our Lady of Grace Catholic Retreat Center, Stillwater. If you have further questions, please contact Judene Kuszak via email at judene@ourladyofgracecatholicretreatcenter.com or by phone at 405-747-5035. Who can attend a retreat? Anyone seeking God who is 18 years of age or older may attend…

Who is St. Ignatius?

Who is St. Ignatius? St. Ignatius was born to noble parents October, 1491, in Azpetia, Spain.  He spent his boyhood until age 15 splitting time between living in his ancestral castle with his family while also staying with a neighboring farm couple who took care of him after his mother died.  Baptized Inigo in the…