Manresa Retreat House
Rest, prayer, reflection
Vision and Mission
Manresa House is nestled in the picturesque island of Gozo, ten minutes from the centre of the ancient capital, Victoria (Rabat). A peaceful, beautifully built, Jesuit-run retreat house, dating back to 1810, ‘Manresa’ offers fully refurbished facilities, while preserving its local character, with views of the blue Mediterranean sea and the charming countryside.
Chapel and Prayer Room
There is one chapel in the house and a small prayer room where there is also the presence of the Blessed Sacrament.
Conference and Meeting Rooms
There is one large conference room which can take a maximum of 120 people. There are two other meeting rooms with have the capacities to hold 20 and 36 people respectively. All are equipped with video projection equipment and are air-conditioned.
The bedrooms have en-suite shower and toilet facilities. Most rooms are twin-bedded and the Retreat House can accommodate up to 60 people in total.
Specially equipped rooms and facilities are available for wheelchair-bound persons.
For room rates and other enquiries, contact us.
Other Rooms and Facilities
There are two dining rooms in the house. The main dining room is brightly lit, with warm sunshine streaming in for most parts of the day. Food is freshly prepared daily by a dedicated staff and individual dietary needs can be catered for. A separate smaller dining room caters for visitors on silent retreats, providing an atmosphere of recollection during meal times.
The house has a library with a variety of books mostly on spirituality.
Triq Santa Dminka, Victoria VCT 9037, Gozo
Fr Glavina Hall
Our largest hall equipped with air-conditioning, projection facilities and sound system.
Garden View Hall
A comfortable and naturally-lit room suitable for groups up to 20 persons with a view of the beautiful garden. It is equipped with projection equipment and is air-conditioned.
Green meeting room
This meeting room is situated on the ground floor and is easily accessible for wheelchairs. It is suitable for up to 36 people and is equipped with sound and video equipment and air-conditioning.
Manresa House has a well cared for garden with two gazebos and a Via Crucis.
The chapel, where daily mass is celebrated twice a day, while being available for people to come to pray.
There is a small cloister in the newer part of the house with trees and flowers. There are benches and chairs available for house guests.
Mr Joseph Mercieca
Fr Tony Calleja sj
Fr George Camilleri sj