St. Benedict Retreat and Conference Center. A Ministry of The Western Dominican Province. Located 50 miles east of Eugene, Oregon, on the McKenzie River at the edge of the Willamette National Forest. 70 acres of wooded grounds, bounded on one side by the “wild and scenic” McKenzie River, and on the other, by the national forest.
St. Benedict is a Roman Catholic Retreat Center and makes its facilities available to groups to conduct their own retreats and gatherings year round. In order to fulfill its mission the first priority for booking the Retreat Center is given to Catholic Church groups . Then, in descending order, “self-help” groups such as AA and the like; university and college sponsored organizations; non-affiliated, individual groups; commercial or business groups.