Jesuit retreat center high on the bluffs of the Mississippi River in St. Louis, MO.  Since 1922, thousands of people from around the world make annual three-day silent, guided retreats here to relax, reconnect with God and strengthen their spirituality.  A true gem in the Midwest!  Call 314-416-6400 or 1-800-643-1003.  Email reservations@whretreat.org  7400 Christopher Rd.  St. Louis, MO 63129

Both men's and women's retreats are offered as well as recovery retreats.

Take Spirituality to the Next Level!

Jesuit Community:

Fr. Ralph Huse, SJ is the superior of the White House Jesuit Community. He has served as Jesuit novice director, superior of Bellarmine House of Jesuit formation, superior of Jesuit Hall, among other leadership roles. He grew up in Wichita, KS.

Fr. Jim Blumeyer, SJ joined our White House staff in 2015. His previous assignment was in Kansas City, where he worked in the Ignatian Spirituality Center. Fr Jim is from St Louis and is a proud graduate of SLU High.

Fr. Ted Arroyo, SJ came to White House in the summer of 2016. He is originally from New Orleans and is a sociologist by trade and has taught at several Jesuit universities. Previously he worked at a Jesuit retreat house in Louisiana, which is called Our Lady of the Oaks.

Fr. Anthony Wieck, SJ grew up on a farm in Oregon.  Fr. Anthony's grandfather and father regularly came to White House for an annual silent retreat.  After studying with the Jesuits in the Bay Area and in Rome, Fr. Anthony found his own Jesuit vocation and entered the New Orleans Province of that time. He worked at Spring Hill College as well as at three different Jesuit high schools in Texas before being missioned to St. Louis in July 2017.

Office Staff:

Director- William Schmitt

Director of Administration - Terri Bonebrake

Director of Marketing & Development - Joe Parisi

Reservations - Jason Smallen

Administration - Kathleen Schmitz

Maintenance Director - Mike Aufmuth

Food Services Manager - Lisa Auer